Chief Information Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Virtual Hr Recruitment Limited



• Oversight and guidance over the implementation and optimization of a Salesforce-integrated student information database and learning system

• Management of interoperability across Akilah’s technology ecosystem, including student database, Quickbooks, Salesforce, admissions system, careers platform, and other data sources

• Oversight of the product and technology teams, with responsibility for our product roadmap

• Information technology strategy, to include the technology infrastructure, equipment, tech support, server maintenance, and network management across two campuses

• Selecting and implementing suitable technology to streamline all internal operations

• Hiring and coaching your team, to include product and technology, information systems, and IT infrastructure

• Directing and organizing all IT-related projects

• Monitoring changes or advancements in technology to discover ways that Akilah can gain competitive advantage


• 7+ years at a technology company in a business management role, such as business operations, product management, or large-scale program management

• Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure

• Background in designing and developing IT systems and planning IT implementation

• Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting, and business operations

• Metrics orientation and ability to work with data — prior database management experience is a huge plus

• Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities

• A strong strategic and business mindset

• Excellent organizational and leadership skills

• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

• MBA preferred

• Willingness to work in Kigali, Rwanda

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