Plan, coordinate, direct, and design overall functions of technology and information systems.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
-Participates in strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the division.
-Identifies opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources, including staffing, outsourcing, purchasing, and in-house development
-Leads the development of IT goals, objectives, and operating procedures
-Assists in the development, tracking, and controlling the information the IT annual operating and capital budgets
-Assesses and makes recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT organization
-Promotes and oversees strategic relationship between internal IT resources and external entities, including vendors and partner organizations
-Coordinates and facilitates consultation with stakeholders to define business and system requirements for new technology implementations
-Evaluates and develops business case justifications and cost/benefits analyses for IT spending and initiatives
-Acts as an advocate for the company’s IT vision through regular written and in person communications
-Ensures continuous timely delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance
-Coaches staff through mentoring and open and ongoing communications. Ensures timely submission of reports, performance reviews, and other materials required to support effective department and corporate operations
-Strategic ability and the ability see and anticipate future consequences and trends accurately
-Paint credible picture and visions of possibilities in order to gain buy-in for change
-Well engaged and respected across many business domains outside of IT
-Deep business acumen beyond the technical realm
Education & Experience Requirements
-Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science or Management Information Systems or IT experience equivalent. Masters Degree preferred.
-Ten (10) to (15) years work-related experience required
-Minimum of 5 years management experience required.
-Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.