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Senior Director of Information Technology - Fortune 500 Comp

Company: Global Fortune 200 Manufacturing Company
Location: Gilroy
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Job Description:

Our client a Global Multi-Billion Dollar publicly traded Manufacturing Company with a tremendous amount of product diversity is searching for a Senior Director of Information Technology. This high-profile role will serve as a key member of the management team and be responsible for directing, planning and managing the company's Information Systems & Technology Team and policies to assure the development and implementation of data processing, computer operations and related functions. In addition, will serve in a strategic role working closely with, and oversee the work of IT Team and ensure alignment with corporate objectives.Essential Job Functions IncludeDevelops strategic plans identifying Information Technology applications to support business plans or create new strategic options.Plans and controls staffing and development, organization, hardware acquisitions and facilities for the information systems department to assure that they are consistent with and supportive of the business plans of the Company.Directs the design, development and maintenance of systems, programs, and systems software to meet the needs of the Company.Administers and controls the information systems expense budget to contribute to a cost-effective operation.Maintains knowledge of developments in the area of systems and hardware to assure that new developments are incorporated in future systems of the Company.Identifies and presents hardware and software to ensure that computer capabilities are responsive to the needs of corporate growth and changing corporate objectives.Continued liaison with management of functional departments on data processing matters in order to answer all questions, evaluate needs, monitor service, advise on problems, encourage data processing education and understanding, and ensure smooth conversion from manual to computerized systems, or from existing computer systems to new improved ones.Keep abreast of state-of-the-art developments through attendance at corporate meetings, trade and professional meetings and seminars, trade shows, perusal of the literature, and use of supplementary educational activities.Brings high-level technical leadership to all major projects for the organization. Serves on the IT leadership and strategy team. Serves on related Steering Committees. Negotiates with consulting firms.Supervise information systems department personnel, including specialists in; systems analysis, programmers, operations specialist.Other AttributesEthics & Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in subordinates, business partners, and vendors. Ensure that all accounting-related business activities - with both internal and external customers - be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.Communication: Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns. Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straight-forward manner. Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.Teamwork / Relationships: Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Supports cooperation. Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow the business in the U.S. and abroad. Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate. Embraces a positive outlook. Is respected and trusted by others.Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements. Uses technical/analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems. Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives. Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or create opportunities that will increase productivity and create value. Shares best practices with other employees across the business.Accountability: Accepts responsibility and accountability for both the successful implementation of all projects/programs/duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner. Demonstrates a sound balance between quality and quantity of work while maintaining a sense of urgency toward completion. Deadlines are met.Provides Leadership of the Department: Leads by example and acts as a role model. Demonstrates fair, firm and consistent treatment of all employees. Sets direction and makes sound decisions. Acts with speed, decisiveness, and individual initiative. Identifies and helps remove obstacles to teamwork.Champions change: Builds and sustains honest relationships with staff. Manages department by interaction and clear communication. Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns of his/her employees. Responds promptly to questions and concerns of employees. Promotes spirit of cooperation and teamwork within his/her department. Assures a safe work environment.Develops Desired Behaviors: Takes an active role in developing and facilitating the desired behaviors (ethics/work standards, communication, teamwork, continual improvement, accountability) in his/her employees.Develops People: Makes self available to employees. Gives honest and frequent performance feedback. Sets clear expectations & holds accountable. Participates in development of annual training plans and follows up to assure completion. Makes time to mentor employees. Takes ownership of evaluating his/her organization to assure the right people with the right skills are in the right jobs.Requirements & EducationA bachelor's degree is a requirement and an advanced degree is certainly a plusDemonstrated skills with ownership and/or management of IT projects, partnering with management teams, and effective, proactive problem solving.Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects. Ability to understand and meet stated deadlines.Demonstrated success in the leading and managing of people in a dynamic, team-based environment.

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