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The position of a Chief Information Officer will be responsible for the development and implementation of the ICT strategy and initiatives, ICT risk management and overall management and control of ICT operations and systems that are integral to research and innovation as well as implement cost-effective and critical business systems that are reliable, secured and aligned to appropriate best practices. This includes development and implementation of a strategic ICT governance framework, policies and standards for Information Communications and Technology (ICT) that are aligned to the organisational strategy, ensuring
services, and overall management and control of ICT operations. Furthermore, the incumbent will be responsible for providing vision and leadership for developing and implementing information system initiatives that are aligned to the WRC strategy, transforming the ICT service to deliver a seamless high- quality service across the organisation and ensuring the adherence to all governance frameworks for digital technology and information required to ensure that digital technology enables the WRC to achieve its core purpose and mandate, reduce risk and enable the business to carry out their duties.

Applicants must be in possession of an NQF Level 7 Qualification in Information System/Information Technology/Computer Science or related field. A Post graduate qualification in Information System/Information Technology/Computer Science/business management or related field will be an added advantage. A minimum of or in a similar position with at least 5 years of which should be in management position(s). Experience in Public or water sector at a senior management level will be an added advantage. plan and individuals with a disability and designated groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted via the email address to, and CVs should contain at least three (3) references. No hand delivered applications will be accepted. For enquiries, please call Ms. Mashudu Ndou on 011 410 9477. The closing date is 02 July 2024