cio in kolkata

randstad india
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kolkata, west bengal
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randstad india
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cio in kolkata

?� Develop and implement an information technology strategy to support the financial and business objectives of the company and ensure alignment of IT objectives with the business objectives

� Manage IT related business risk, e.g.

o Ensure implementation and maintenance of proper Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans

o Ensure minimal downtime of IT equipment through proper maintenance and other activities

o Ensure availability of backup equipment / resources for business critical functions

� Ensure realization of business benefits from IT related investments and services portfolio

� Ensure the support of IT towards business compliance with external laws and regulations

� Develop and implement appropriate applications and systems to enable and support business processes by integrating applications and technology into business processes

� Ensure availability of reliable and useful information for decision making

� Ensure delivery of IT services on time, on budget and meeting requirements and quality standards

� Develop, implement and monitor a security policy to secure access to information, data, IT infrastructure including physical and network infrastructure and other IT assets and to minimize the risk of loss, pilferage and / or unauthorized duplication or usage of the same

� Direct and control the staff of the department to ensure that they are appropriately motivated and trained and that they carry out their responsibilities in line with the overall IT objectives

� Establish and maintain all necessary information technology procedures and ensure that all systems are supported by the necessary documentation and manuals

� To ensure high degree of internal customer satisfaction

� Help to define IT training needs and provide training as required to ensure the most effective use of computer systems

� Identify areas in which the introduction of new technology will improve business performance and assist managers with the implementation of any new systems

� Increase the level of knowledge and expertise within the IT department through trainings and self-learning objectives for initiatives for business innovation

� Maintain an awareness of new developments in information technology throughout the company and ensure that the company makes the best use of any such developments


Client Introduction
?Agriculture / Diary Company


?CIO, IT Head


?The profile of the CIO candidate would be as follows:

Educational Qualifications
o B.Tech or equivalent or higher
o B.Com / M.Com / CA / Cost Accountant / MBA with IT expertise

o 10 years in the IT Domain with at least 2 years as IT Head / CIO in industry (user company as compared to consulting industry)
o Experience in procurement, implementation and management of business application projects such as ERP, HR, ESS, Mobility
o Experience in procurement, implementation and management of IT Infrastructure � server, cloud computing, hardware, networking
o Experience in vendor identification, vendor negotiations and vendor management
o Experience / knowledge in implementation of IT Security / Backup Plans / Disaster Recovery
o Any experience in implementation of ERP would be an added advantage
o Any experience in domain function (sales, purchase, finance, etc.) would be an added advantage

We can look at candidates who are stationed outside Kolkata and want to relocate to Kolkata. One of the key parameters we would need in the CIO role would be the ability to plan and execute IT projects and interact with HODs and top management for the same.