Chief Information Officer
Tauranga City Council
Chief Information Officer I have enterprise level delegations for the strategic leadership of the Councils people, processes, and systems. Leading ICT investment and capability strategies for better prioritisation and rationalisation in today's rapidly evolving" extended enterprise”. Taking charge by creating ICT tactical plans-and an intelligent long-term strategy. Driving major architectural decisions and large expenditures. Addressing high visibility issues and risks. Leading people and growing talent in line with plans and strategies. Deciding what ICT services to contract/outsource and managing partner relationships. Setting priorities on ICT Capital and Opex investments. Establishing a PMO to guide capability, resource planning and deliver projects. Taking advantage of' disruptive' ICT interventions e.g. driving digital by default strategies. Evolving an ICT leadership/collaborating style that works best for the organisation. Addressing the unique challenges that face CIO's. Engaging with community groups and agencies to deliver City & Regional collaborative outcomes. Guiding submissions on UFB rollout and Digital Engagement Plans in support of central government funding for digital strategies. Guiding planned transition from owning/operating commodity ICT assets in favour of leased, service based & subscription options.