Head Digital and Tech Innovations Officer

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Telecommunications - Harare

Wanted is a Head Digital and Tech Innovations Officer to join an organisation in the Telecommunications sector in Harare . Candidates invited to apply.  

Salary: Not specified    Applications Received:  10    Job Posted: 2022-02-13 23:28:21    Job Deadline: 2022-02-28    Job Status: Placement



Years of Experience: 5

Job Description:

Main Duties:

  • In charge of overall Digital and Technology Strategy;
  • Advise on opportunities for technical and content innovation and development across all areas of the news businesses;
  • Keep senior management colleagues informed of any market and technical obstacles that could threaten services;
  • Drive mobile strategy;
  • Work closely with all editorial heads to ensure that technology is designed to meet their content requirements and advise on any new technology that they may want to consider in order to become more effective and efficient;
  • Assess, test and recommend the best technological platforms and devices to maintain the delivery of content;
  • Prioritise effort and resources in order to deliver agreed strategic business goals;
  • Set up the workflows and roles and responsibilities needed to ensure the smooth delivery of all technical needs;
  • Work across all departments to ensure all receive the same level of service in order to assist them in achieving their departmental objectives;
  • Introduce redundancy and recovery elements into all systems to ensure the smooth running of all services;
  • Set up secure technological systems to protect databases that are robust and successfully resist any external attacks;
  • Maintain and develop current newsroom systems in order to ensure that the current business continues uninterrupted;
  • Build all platforms to help fulfil Digital First Strategy;
  • Drive strategy into radio, television including on the internet;
  • Take responsibility for registering and renewing the company’s website domain addresses including those that could be taken by others;
  • Acquire software and hardware;
  • Lead acquisition strategy in line with its multi-platform thrust;
  • Ensure that the Information Technology function is manned by skilled, competent and experienced staff members.
  • Oversee the work of the Information Technology Department and;
  • Perform administrative responsibilities as are assigned to the position.


  • Degree in Marketing
  • Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • At least 5 years experience, with at least 3 years in a similar role

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