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Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Job Seekers Japan IT Technology & Telecoms

Job Description

Lead a fast-growing Digital Transformation Consulting company from an internal IT and Security standpoint

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Set up company's IT and cybersecurity roadmaps for the short, mid-, and long term, in collaboration with the business side and other board members.
  • Hire, train and manage a team of internal IT members, as well as vendor resources.
  • Plan and budget developments and changes in the IT structure (hardware and software).
  • Through understanding IT needs of the business side, prioritize and plan projects.
  • Ensure a strong cybersecurity framework (Zero Trust Security model)

Required skills

  • 5-8 years of experience leading a team covering internal IT applications and infrastructure.
  • Experience with device management, including Windows and Mac.
  • 3+ years of experience working with cloud-based IT services such as Google Workspace.
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team of people.
  • Experience with budget management.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fluent Japanese and conversational English skills or higher.

*Please note that you must be able to live and work in Japan at the time of application, as new visas can not be sponsored at this time.

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of Salesforce, Hubspot, Slack
  • Background in client-facing role within IT (such as working on implementation at a technology vendor company)
  • Strong knowledge of existing cybersecurity tools and processes.

Personal Attributes

  • Logical approach to solving problems.
  • Likes to learn and try new things.

About our client
This company is a growing tech company, who deliver Digital Transformation (DX) to their clients. They have about 250 users in Japan at the moment, and plan to grow and have some satellite offices around Asia. This role will focus on the internal IT set up of the company, and will require a strong growth plan while the company increases in size and people continue to work flexibly from different locations.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
  • Manager | IT Recruitment
  • 813 4550 6487
  • maarsman@morganmckinley.com