Director, IT Systems
Information Technology - Enterprise Software Implementation
Healthcare / Health Services - Veterinary Services
Full-time / Full Benefits
Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate
Bonus Eligible - Yes
Visa Candidate Considered: No
This position is responsible to manage directly or through delegation, TSMs, activities, and multiple environments related to the Information Services, Information Technologies and Business System areas of the Company. Ensure the timely and effective end user expectations are met and/or exceeded at all times. Work toward and assists in the achievement of individual, team and department, and corporate goals. Assist in establishing and communicating the strategic direction for the department and the product lines for which the position is responsible.
? Develop and execute a strategic plan for the department aimed at building a highly efficient and scalable Information Technology and Business System department to support the greater organization.
? Direct and oversee the team responsible for supporting internal production systems to ensure they are always operational, up-to-date, secured from external and internal threats and can be recovered in case of a disaster.
? Direct and oversee the team responsible for maintaining the internal infrastructure, employee devices and any help desk ticket related assistance.
? Oversee staffing in regard to hiring, dismissals, performance management, and pay reviews
? Communicate status of personnel, products, and projects with clear, concise reports and metrics to all stakeholders.
? Create, implement and update Business Continuity Plans
? Establish processes and controls in relation to industry standards for IT implementations.
? Ensure the implementation of plans, coordinates and schedules feasibility studies and surveys, including economic justifications (ROI), of proposed versus existing equipment and procedures.
? Assist in the development of strategic objectives and long-range plans for the department and its associated product lines
? Responsible for Complexity, Strategy, Supervision, Interaction and Management Duties.
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
? 10+ to 15years?experience.
? Seniority Level ? Director Experience.
? 5 or more years Management ExperienceRequired.
? Bachelor's Degree, Master's degree or global equivalent a plus.
? Must have participated in, created and executed strategic initiatives
? Must have experience as an IT director in animal health or software industry.
? Must have a history of strategically aligning initiatives with in the IT Systems department to match company goals.
? Willingness to travel - typically less than 25%.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED
? Network and server operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux), upgrades and migrations.
? Voice technologies (PBX and systems); current MS Exchange and messaging services
? Outlook; Data Networks (IP, SNA, VPN, RAS, Frame Relay, ATM, Active Directory, SMS); Routers, security and firewalls.
? Technical background in production environments.
? Understanding of LAN/WAN environments, Citrix, Router and Firewall configuration.
? Windows operating systems, Exchange, SQL, Siebel, Trackit Helpdesk software, Fax Server, Tape backup procedures, web and e-commerce, Linux UNIX, networkinfrastructure.
? Active Directory, and PBX systems.
? Strong people skills emphasizing written and verbal communication skills
? Project estimation, planning, and deployment skills
? Able to multi-task and prioritize tasks effectively
? Proven experience in managing information services operation, programming or systems administration area.
? Ability to gain a general knowledge of HSPS?s IT objectives and strategies.
? Continuous process improvement methodologies (e.g. LeanSix Sigma)
? Advanced understanding of current best practices and methodologies in the areas of Organizational Planning and Organizational Development.
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