Interim CIO

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 11-28-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is currently seeking an Interim CIO to join their team for a 10-12 month contract in Vancouver. If you have 15 years of senior information technology leadership experience, including leading IT organizational transformation through significant change initiatives and are looking to take on a new challenge, continue reading.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide insights and authoritative recommendations to executive on a new CIO organization in the Crown Agency organizational design, including specific roles and associated job profiles.
  • In collaboration with current IT leadership team, develop and implement a transition plan to move from current IM/IT structure to the new structure effectively and efficiently.
  • In consultation with business leaders, develop a high-level IM/IT vision, roadmap, strategy and detailed implementation plan that establishes a strong foundation for moving forward as a Crown Agency.
  • Provide leadership support for the Core Regulatory Suite project currently underway.
  • Define appropriate scope for an Enterprise Information Management framework, including the development of a detailed implementation plan.

  • 15 years of senior information technology leadership experience, including leading IT organizational transformation through significant change initiatives.
  • Broad knowledge of the information management/information technology landscape, trends and issues, and industry best practices.
  • Experience with strategic planning, road-mapping and business transformation in a technology-dependent business.
  • Experience leading, developing and implementing information management and information technology policies, programs and projects, including data security and data privacy.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills with the ability to relate to a diverse range of people including the ability to relay complex and technical information in a clear and easily understood manner.
  • Provides authoritative advice and recommendations to the executive regarding technology, issues and strategies relating to the business needs and critical success factors.
  • Senior information technology leadership experience in a public sector or regulatory environment.
  • Experience leading complex technology transformation/implementation projects.
  • Experience with Senior Executives incorporating IT strategies into a broader organization strategic plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cultural transformation in partnership with other senior leaders in the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with risk management frameworks, including the identification and assessment of technology related risks (eg: cybersecurity) with Risk Management approaches and topics.
  • Demonstrated skills in change and resource management.
About Affinity:
Affinity is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long-term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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