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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.

NHI Bahamas is now seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
| Nassau, New Providence

Classification: Executive

Salary/Grade: TBD

Reports to: Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO)



Reporting to the Managing Director/ CEO, the CTO will be responsible for leading the overall IT strategy, policy and implementation for the NHIA. This position is a member of the Executive Team of the NHIA and as such, collaborates and seeks advice and input from the other executives concerning organizational-wide initiatives.

The Chief Technology Officer, must be a dynamic leader with extensive experience in managing information and communication technologies. The CTO 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.

The CTO will establish an effective working relationship with the Managing Director/ CEO, other C-Suite executives and important outsourced IT providers and vendors.

Overall Responsibilities


  • Manages Information Technology (IT) at the strategic planning level, including IT policies development, IT architecture and implementation planning, systems development, operations, monitoring and evaluation.
  • 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
  • Ensures the integration of IT priorities and strategies supporting the NHIA strategic plan
  • Maintains 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.)
  • Oversees IT/technical projects and process improvement initiatives and 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

Talent and Leadership

  • Provides leadership to the day-to-day operations of the IT Team
  • Ensures that the necessary skill sets and training are in place to carry out the required IT functions
  • In collaboration with the Chief Talent and Facilities Officer, manages the implementation of talent management programs including performance management, training and development and succession planning for staff in the Information Technology Team
  • Provides mentoring and developmental opportunities for staff in IT Branch
  • In conjunction with the Chief Talent and Facilities Officer, oversee the performance management process for the IT team.

Partnerships and Stakeholder Management

  • Manages relationships throughout the organization, to build awareness and to ensure the achievement of specific goals, priorities and directives.
  • Networks with colleagues across the organization to exchange ideas, share learning and identify opportunities for change.
  • Manages relationships to assist in monitoring functional issues, to develop and implement organizational programs/processes and manage resources.
  • Liaises with Clinics, Hospitals, Government Ministries and Departments needing NHIA IT services and support
  • Liaises with counterparts at other organizations to exchange information, share best practices and industry trends

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 of experience in IT senior management

Personal characteristics

  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) in developing and communicating the IT vision to diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to explain complex IT concepts and technologies to diverse audiences
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a strategic resource plan.
  • Be Collaborative, have high integrity and ethical behavior
  • Is respectful and supports diversity
  • Is results- and action-oriented
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