Chief Technology Officer (Jazz Cash) - Islamabad
Islamabad, Islamabad, PK
5d ago
source : WHATJOBS

Description : Grade Level : L5

Location : Islamabad

Last date to apply : 4th August 2022

What is Chief Technology Officer (CTO - JazzCash role?

This is a strategic leader’s position within JazzCash that requires broad technical and operational expertise. The CTO will be reporting to Chief Executive Officer, JazzCash.

The role will be responsible for end-to-end Technology platforms, services and solution delivery. The ideal candidate will have in depth knowledge of Digital and Financial Services products.

Candidate must have led large-scale design and deployment of end-to-end IT platforms. A proven record of accomplishment of architecture designing, product development, project management, people management and stakeholder management skills is necessary.

What does a CTO do?

Align the company’s technology development plan with the company’s business goals

Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage

Ensure security, scalability and performance of overall technology infrastructure

Drive system infrastructure decisions to ensure performance and capital efficiency

Lead the strategy for technology platforms, partnerships and external relationships

Identify, compare, select and implement technology solutions to meet current and future needs

Define, articulate, and execute engineering strategy from launch to scale.

Lead the team in designing and implementing our technology vision

Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors

Strengthen governance around new products delivery, in-house development, partners and suppliers management.

Build industry-leading experiences that create value for customers and value for the Company.

Technology Budget Ownership. Developing, tracking and controlling the annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, operations and staffing

Jazz is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


What are we looking for and what does it require to be Chief Technology Officer?

Exceptional strategic, technical, analytical and critical thinking with good business sense and strong ability to make good decisions, take actions and make things happen

BSc / BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus

Proven experience as a CTO or similar Technology leadership role within digital & product-based organization

Open minded and strong headed. Must have multinational and multicultural work experiences.

Work in a regulated environment in the financial sector with direct accountability to regulators.

Experience with lean startup build-measure-learn cycle.

Ability to learn quickly (technology, business models, target industries)

Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy

Expert with ITIL practices. Lead deployment of an end-to-end IT business management and IT Service Management Solutions / platforms.

Experience with Cloud Computing and Modern IT platforms

Exceptional team management and team-building skills

Why Join JazzCash?

JazzCash is Pakistan’s leading fintech with 40 million subscribers using our services to make payments, send money to loved ones, borrow small amounts to meet their needs and save to secure their future.

We aspire to build a repertoire of digital financial services that will be embedded in people’s lives.

We are part of Jazz; a company whose objective is to continue to change the lives of its million customers for the better.

This is an opportunity for you to be part of something transformative, to play a critical role in helping achieve our mission.

Together, we can empower millions of Pakistanis to live a more fulfilling life by providing them the tools they need to live more enriching lives in an increasingly Digital world.

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