Head of Digital - Director IT

Geneva Permanent CHF200,000 - CHF220,000 per year
  • globally recognized and leading Organisation
  • Senior Digital Transformation Role with direct reports

About Our Client

He/she is responsible for the reliability, integrity, coherence and evolution of the information system in terms of technical and functional level.

Serving as a change agent , the Digitalisation Director ensures collaboration, knowledge sharing, and digital best practices among partners and colleagues to help establish a robust digital ecosystem

Job Description

Main Responsibilities

1/ Digital transformation

  • Develop a clear and compelling digital strategy for the organization's future.
  • Ensure that digital initiatives are fully integrated with the strategic-planning process, including leadership commitment and resource allocation.
  • Own and monitor the digital-innovation project portfolio.
  • Lead digital transformation efforts across the entire organization.
  • Set and implement digital strategy by working with cross-functional partners to transition from traditional to digital processes.
  • Break down data silos, promote a digital culture and build a digital business technology platform.
  • Monetize data collected from multiple sources by using advanced technologies.
  • Implement data analytics effectively into business processes.
  • Build, manage, and continue to grow a digital-innovation ecosystem, both internal and external.
  • Identify new tools (AI, digital, CRM) that can support and enhance our activities.
  • Ensure business intelligence systems meet organizational requirements.
  • Develop fact-based metrics to determine the ROI of digital efforts.
  • Keep pace with market innovation to maintain a fresh digital strategy.

2/ Information technology management

  • Set and validate the major developments of the organization's information system.
  • Match the needs of users, the organization's strategy and the technologies offered by the market.
  • Evaluate and recommend investments according to the desired technologies and possible solutions.
  • Define quality and security procedures for information systems.
  • Define the norms and standards for databases, systems, networks and security norms and standards.
  • Define infrastructure and application maintenance policies.
  • Ensure compliance with the specifications of the projects that it is asked to implement.
  • Choose and implement software packages or applications developed in-house.
  • Ensure the organisation, monitoring and validation of IT developments.
  • Supervise the purchase of computer equipment and software.
  • Organise technical support and assistance to users and set up indicators to monitor users satisfaction.

The Successful Applicant


We are looking for a person with a proven track record of digitalization one or more (mid size) companies/organisations and who has the drive, motivation and ambition to help FIA threw this important Tranformation

  • Advanced degree in business, technology, or engineering
  • Minimum of five to 10 yrs of experience in a similar role
  • Proven track record of leading successful digital transformation projects
  • Experience managing and leading a digital/IT team
  • Mastery and control of the development of IT and digitalisation strategies
  • Knowledge of information systems and mastery of methodologies for multi-project management
  • Knowledge of the applications and technologies used by the market,and of the main computer languages and operating systems
  • Knowledge of standards and security risks
  • Knowledge of the subcontracting market and management of the relationship with subcontractors
  • English (advanced or proficiency level). French a plus.
  • Proven influencing and collaboration skills
  • Service orientated
  • Organisational skills, anticipation and respect for deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to listen

What's on Offer

- hybrid working model

- role that is both straegic as well as operational

- join a TOP tier global association and become the highest Technology leader inside the organisation

Florian Mutschler
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Job summary

Digital Subsector
Public Sector & Not-For-Profit
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Florian Mutschler
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