Global Information Technology Director

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Global Information Technology Director

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Job Description

Our Global Manufacturing Client is looking for a Global Information Technology Director to join their team on a Permanent Basis.

The Global IT Director is the most senior Information Technology resource within the Business Unit. They are directly responsible for day to day operations across EMEA and Global Regions.

This role has complete ownership of the establishment and execution of the enterprise wide Information Technology strategy and ensures its integration with the enterprise’s business strategy and the delivery of all information and technology capabilities required to achieve business capability performance success.

Job Responsibilities

Strategic Planning & Implementation 

  • Development of Mid-Term planning and aligning the strategic business objectives with the processes and technology requirements.
  • Participate in business strategy discussions, synchronizing the company’s vision with the pace of technological change, ensuring timelines are achievable and investment is made in future sustainable technologies
  • Communicate Technology Plans to the organisation
  • Liaise with project business owners to ensure deliverable’s are meeting the goals and targets

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Ownership of all application, infrastructure, contracts and budgets linked to the day to day IT operations within EMEA and Global Regions
  • Defines, develops and manages a comprehensive and integrated ITSM landscape, based on best-practice processes, disciplines and related toolsets
  • Provide stable and reliable IT service delivery, which is cost effective, secure and auditable

IT Organisation

  • Manage a Global IT organization with staff located across the following technology areas: Infrastructure & Operations, Applications including ERP, BI/Analytics, Business Relationship Management
  • Forecast and deliver all and any future skill needs to acquire and develop an IT workforce with the appropriate mix of business knowledge, technical skills and competencies that balance between growing the agility required to achieve digital business objectives and ensuring the core IT functions are reliable, stable and efficient
  • Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and staff

Business Relationship Management

  • Single Point of Contact for EMEA Business for escalations, projects, business changes and the Voice of EMEA within the central IT Delivery teams

Experience Required

  • 15+ years of Information Technology experience, some in a manufacturing or related industry
  • 5+ years of demonstrated leadership experience building cross-organizational consensus with exposure to technology providers and/or business clients
  • 5+ years in a business facing role in an industry leading application.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Full knowledge of project, risk, and operations management
  • Ability to develop strategic initiatives and oversee the development of long-term plans and proposals
  • Strong leader and comfortable with a role where large decisions are part of the daily job.
  • Able to break down complex problems, dispatch and coordinate actions and work under pressure, anticipate issues and develop plans to remediate incidents
  • Project Management skills (desired not mandatory)

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Computer Science, and/or business (MBA) preferred

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Performance related bonus
  • 40 hour week
  • European and Global Travel

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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