Agriculture Financial Services Corporation

Rural Alberta is a key economic driver in the success of the province, and Albertans need access to the proper resources to achieve their own success and prosperity. Producers need stability as they mitigate risk with weather, volatile commodity prices and uncertainty in markets.

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) is a unique financial services organization that provides producers, agribusinesses and small businesses loans, crop insurance and income stabilization assistance. AFSC has provided Alberta farmers with hail insurance for over 80 years and has grown into a diverse corporation with several core business areas, including crop insurance, livestock price insurance, farm loans, agri-business loans and income stabilization assistance. AFSC strives to provide leading, innovative client-focused financial and risk management solutions to grow agriculture in Alberta. Working together, we grow and sustain the agriculture industry in Alberta

As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Information Officer (CIO) works collaboratively with the executive team to provide strategic direction, oversight and stewardship for AFSC. 

The CIO provides strategic leadership to the Digital Services Division, ensuring effective strategic and innovative practices which includes digital strategy, thereby supporting AFSC strategies and business priorities. The CIO is accountable for the development, delivery, and success of the technology roadmap for AFSC, which impacts all employees and clients.

This individual is responsible for ensuring the delivery of DS services to the business and to clients in keeping with established service levels and holds accountability for ensuring that the company’s data and information assets are secure.

The ideal candidate for this role, will be a seasoned executive with extensive experience developing and leading enterprise-wide IT and information security solutions, preferably in the Agriculture Services Sector and/or Technology Sector. You have demonstrated expertise in creating integrated and strategic functions and are experienced in leading major organizational change initiatives. Experience working within the Public Sector will also be an asset.

To explore this opportunity, please submit your resume via the blue “Apply” button by visiting the Boyden Canada Opportunities website at https://www.boyden.ca/canada/opportunities or reach out to the Sr. Associate working on the search at meera@boyden.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit boyden.thriveapp.ly.

Chief Information Officer