Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO)

About the position

Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO)

We’re looking for a professional, enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join our growing team as our new Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO). As a Virtual Chief Information Officer, you will serve as a pivotal IT advisor to our clients, offering the expertise and insights needed to drive technological advancements and strategic growth. Your role will involve overseeing IT initiatives, ensuring alignment with business goals, and enhancing our clients’ IT infrastructure through strategic guidance and planning.

Location: Local or Remote

Job Title: Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO)

Compensation: $40 – $60 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Strategic IT Planning:

  • Develop and refine comprehensive IT strategies that support clients’ business objectives.
  • Lead strategic planning sessions with clients to ensure IT alignment with their business needs.
  • Advise on technology trends and innovations to foster business growth and operational efficiency.
IT Governance and Policy Development:
  • Establish and enforce IT policies and systems to support the strategic directions of the client.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and security standards across IT infrastructures.
Budget Management:
  • Oversee the IT budgeting process and ensure cost-effectiveness and return on investment for IT expenditures.
  • Negotiate and manage vendor contracts to optimize financial and operational performance.
Risk Management:
  • Identify, evaluate, and mitigate IT risks in alignment with the client’s risk management strategy.
  • Implement comprehensive disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
Client Relationship Management:
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their business challenges and technology needs.
  • Act as the primary IT contact for clients, providing guidance and resolving issues to support their business operations.
Leadership and Team Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with technical teams and other stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of IT strategies.
  • Mentor and lead internal teams, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
Experience and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a CIO, IT Director, or similar managerial role, preferably within an MSP environment.
  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, cloud services, cybersecurity, and industry-specific technology solutions.
  • Excellent strategic thinking and planning skills with the ability to advise on the adoption of new technologies.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to relate complex IT concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Benchmarks and KPIs:
  • Percentage of IT initiatives aligned with business objectives
  • Client satisfaction scores related to strategic advice and planning
  • Uptime and availability metrics:
  • Number of strategic meetings with clients
  • Number of innovative solutions implemented
  • Company core values: Exceed Expectations, Reliable, Empowered, Accountable, Teamwork
  • Level Up MSP is currently a team of five. We are looking to add a sixth.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience many different aspects of IT.
  • We offer excellent opportunities for growth and a great career path.
  • We work hard because we enjoy what we do and the people we help.
  • We have quarterly company events to celebrate our hard work.
  • We offer very flexible schedules to adapt to our individual needs when they arise.
  • We HATE micro-managing.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Quarterly with bonus incentive system.
  • Medical, dental, and vision care insurance coverage.
  • 9 paid holidays with 5 days of vacation in first year. 10 days of vacation after first year.
  • Paid on-the-job training provided to grow your IT knowledge and skillset.
To Apply:

We’re looking to fill this position with a qualified candidate ASAP.  If you have the skills and the experience, with a desire to work for a growing company in an exciting industry, please apply now using the form below. 

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