Information Systems Director

Responsibilities

SCOPE OF THE ROLE

Reporting to the president, the Director of Information Systems is responsible in creating and leading the company’s strategic technology plan (technical architecture, strategic information systems, products and services, vendor/customer integration) that will support the company’s overall business strategy, vision and mission. Strive to meet client expectations, coordinate communications across disciplines and departments with a focus on quality.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Support in the development and management of the information systems strategic goals
• Plans and manages the road map that will deliver the information systems strategic goals
• Prepare and manage IS investment plan and IS budget for the company, and manage IS department in alignment with the company’s strategic goals
• Perform gap analysis for future systems, identify and evaluate solutions and sourcing alternatives; develop high level designs and plans and prepare solution budget estimates and business cases.
• Collaborate with architecture and operations teams to help ensure solution compatibility with enterprise standards
• Oversee the launch of solutions and help maximize the positive impact within the organization
• Proactively strive to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of workflow throughout the organization through strong coordination and communication across disciplines and departments
• Manages updates to the company hardware and software

 

Requirements

• Collaborative, inspiring, empathic leader
• Passionate, customer focused, and a change catalyst
• Ability to influence and be influenced
• An entrepreneurial mindset
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
• MBA or equivalent in IT Management (Asset)
• Scrum Master &/ agile practice lead (Asset)
• Familiarity with transportation management software and warehouse management software (Asset)
• 7 years of relevant experience
• Availability to travel (20% – 30%)

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