Deputy CIO (Resources/Commodities)

Job Title: Deputy CIO (Resources/Commodities)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malaysia
Reference: YQ/DEPCIORCOMA/200
Contact Name: YQ Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 15:57

Job Description

  • Stable and reputable organisation
  • Senior Role
  • Excellent compensation package

Our client, a global group of resource-based manufacturing companies, is looking to hire a Deputy CIO as part of its growth strategy. This will be a permanent role, to be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support CIO in developing group-wide IT strategy, technology vision & goals.
  • Engage corporate and business units to understand business strategy, and leverage IT to transform business processes.
  • Provide leadership and direction to IT teams. 
  • Oversee technology & application implementation or enhancement projects to support the growth of business units.
  • Build organization capabilities and manage professional and career development of IT teams, foster a performance-driven team culture.
  • Develop annual IT work plan and budget, set performance targets, and facilitate IT pursuance of targets.

Key Requirements

  • Master / Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Technology-related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years senior management experience with operational, technical and financial responsibility. CIO role experience is expected.
  • Current knowledge of IT trends, digital technologies, platforms, applications and information security. 
  • Good understanding of manufacturing process or supply chain management preferred.
  • Proven hands-on experience in managing IT teams in large-scale, distributed, and diversified business environment. 
  • Ability to drive, energize and coach people to achieve excellent business outcomes.
  • An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization, with effective communication skills.
  • Mandatory language proficiency in English and Mandarin, both written and spoken.
  • Flexibility to travel, up to 50%. 

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