NHI Bahamas

NHI Bahamas is a new national health insurance programme for The Bahamas introduced by the Government. NHI Bahamas will make our health care system more modern, affordable and accessible. We are seeking qualified candidates in this exciting new organization. All our roles require individuals who are results and action oriented and are accustomed to working in a fast moving, collaborative environment. You must have strong communication and computer skills. You are a person of high integrity and conduct yourself in a manner that supports our values of respect and diversity. All positions listed below are contracted for a one year period, with the possibility of permanent contractual arrangement after the NHIA is established.

NHI Bahamas Nassau, The Bahamas
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Job Title: Chief Technology Officer (CTO) The National Health Insurance Authority was established in The Bahamas in 2017 to facilitate the provision of accessible, affordable, equitable, and quality healthcare services through a national insurance plan, The NHIA, began providing services in April 2017. The number of people accessing series is growing and today and the time is now right now to start implementing a robust IT platform capable of meeting the needs of beneficiaries, providers and internal clients. NHIA is currently seeking suitable applicants for the position of: Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Opportunity: The Chief Technology Officer (CTO), must be a dynamic leader with extensive experience in managing information and communication technologies. The successful candidate will have deep expertise in health-related cloud-based service delivery, IT trends and practices acquired through related educational degrees and working experience. Additionally, a vast understanding of the laws that governs Information Technology and data protection in The Bahamas is required. Recognizing the importance of quality in the NHIA, this position will report to the Managing Director. The successful candidate will: Manage Information Technology (IT) at the strategic planning level, including IT policies development, IT architecture and implementation planning, systems development, operations, monitoring and evaluations. Be responsible for procurement in accordance with NHIA procurement policy to obtain required systems, resources and goods to support the strategic plan. Oversee a strategic shift thereby enabling all services to be delivered through cloud based platforms. Ensure the integration of IT priorities and strategies supporting the NHIA strategic plan.  Maintain knowledge of current industry trends, best practices and technological changes in the current environment to lead state of the art technology implementations and for adoption into IT policies and procedures (e.g. cloud based services, data security, privacy, etc.) Oversee IT/technical projects and process improvement initiatives. Ensures appropriate change management strategies are used to enable end-user adoption of new technologies. Responsible for reporting on the status of IT operations and projects to the executive management team. Minimum Education and Experience Minimum Masters (post-graduate) degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Electronics, Electrical Engineering or Masters (post graduate) degree in Business Administration Minimum of 5 years experience in senior management Only qualified candidates needs apply and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.