Candidates

Candidates

Job Title
Digital Lead: Strategy and Investment
Employment Type
Contract
Experience
5 to 8 years
Salary
R450
Job Published
28 September 2021
Job Reference No.
685895869

Job Description

Role purpose:
As digital lead, you are skilled in driving the envisioning, defining and shaping of our client's digital ambitions and delivery plans. You will work within the digital transformation capability to own the digital strategy and investment portfolio to deliver on the Digital First programme. Employing a collaborative partnership model, you will be the conduit between the Group strategy and finance capabilities to continuously iterate the digital strategy and delivery plans.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Benchmark digital capabilities against leading practices, strategy plans and pain points to identify transformation opportunities
  • Prioritise initiatives by analysing investments and strategically sequence for execution
  • Manage strategy and roadmap development, socialisation, and implementation
  • Define an approach to enable insight-driven decisions on digital transformation initiatives
  • Partner with stakeholders to make bold decisions intersecting business and technology
  • Collaborate on digital thought leadership for internal and external consumption

Key performance indicators:

  •  Meet key targets in support of digital transformation strategy execution to improve customer experience, revenue and efficiency.
  • Maintain superb people relationships and collaboration with key stakeholders across the business

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  •  Customer experience & digital strategy development
  • Business case, digital KPI definition and measurement
  • Digital operating model design
  • Senior stakeholder management & collaboration
  • Research and analytical thinking

Knowledge & experience:

  •  8+ years telco experience in a customer, digital strategy
  • 3+ years previous consulting experience at a management level
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple stakeholders to drive operational business outcomes
  • Strong business acumen, with a keen interest in new and emerging technologies
  • Strong collaborator and team player, with the ability to develop good working relationships across varying stakeholder groups
  • Main output for this role is the digital portfolio and investment model i.e. based on existing digital investments and initiatives, (will grow by XX and save XX (actual). The same to help identify new areas for investment (forecast)
  • Experience in Drivers, Matrix and ratios
  • Career background: Strategy Analyst, Strategy Consultant, Strategy Manager, CA’s
  • From: ICT businesses, Fixed IT/ Mobile services and investments

Must have professional qualifications:

  • Degree Essential - B.Sc., B.Com / Business Management / Technology / Finance & Statistics
  • MBA or equivalent desirable

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