• Chief Information Officer
  • MMI Holdings • Gauteng
  • Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Permanent position in the Finance sector
  • Posted by MMI Holdings on Friday, October 13, 2017 Reference 23528
  • Apply before: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 26 Days left

MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) is a South African based financial services group listed on the South African stock exchange, the JSE.  The group operates in the market through multiple client-facing brands including insurance and investment brands Metropolitan and Momentum, South Africa’s number one cell captive insurer Guardrisk and wellness & rewards programme Multiply. MMI operates in 14 countries, 12 in the African continent, United Kingdom and India through a direct presence, strategic partnerships and joint ventures. MMI’s purpose is to enhance the lifetime Financial Wellness of people, their communities and their businesses. Financial Wellness is a continuous process of planning and management for individuals, households and businesses, with the aim of affording expenses and achieving goals over one’s lifetime. Our promise to our clients is to be their Financial Wellness partner over this life-long journey, using our expertise and solutions to help them develop and reach their goals.  Visit us at www.mmiholdings.co.zaRole PurposeDevelop and oversee the implementation of a robust and integrated IT strategy and architecture that manages service delivery and governance in a manner that ensures business has the best available technology solution to meet business strategic objectives.Responsibilities and work outputs          •  Develop and implement an IT Strategy in partnership with business that enables IT to unlock shareholder value.           •  Ensure effective and collaborative strategic partnerships, that will enable the organisation to optimise opportunities, effectively execute and compete in the market.           •  Develop and implement a clear sourcing strategy that ensures a fit for purpose IT environment.           •  Develop and implement governance structures that ensure alignment, integration and effective decision-making at the back of intelligence and data, across the technology, digital and information landscape within the Organisation.           •  Drive the delivery of real value within the Organisation, by directing IT spend to areas that will directly unlock value.           •  Drive the creation of an IT enabled Organisation with standard platform(s) and tools, designed to scale and flex.           •  Ensure the definition of performance metrics for IT that will enable the Organisation to objectively measure the success or failure of its IT Investment and Operations.           •  Develop and Implement sound IT Security strategy that ensure the protection of IT assets, whilst on a more transactional level implementing sound IT Risk management practices and process which includes DRP and Business Continuity.           •  Ensure effective decision-making on strategic IT matters, by considering matters with the full value chain in mind, considering multiple perspectives and providing strategic guidance and solutions that directs the Organisation in a way that does not compromise the integrity of the IT ecosystem.Competencies required          •  Business Acumen           •  Client/Stakeholder Commitment           •  Drive for Results           •  Leads Change and Innovation           •  Motivating and Inspiring Team           •  Strategic Thinking           •  Collaboration           •  Impact and Influence           •  Self-Awareness and Insight           •  Diversity and Inclusiveness           •  Growing TalentExperience and Qualifications          •  Post graduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study           •  Agile certification           •  8-10 years' experience managing complex technology solutions within an insurance or financial services environment           •  Exposure to agile methodology, technology architecture, integrating systems and providing technology services to multiple business partners. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of application please note that your application has been unsuccessful.

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