Vice President of Information Technology and E-commerce

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 by MRINetwork

Anaheim, CA 92801
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The employer is a Private Equity backed multi-state manufacturing and distribution group

  • Recommends and develops short and long-term IT strategy and plans for systems implementation, IT service management and operations, capital and operating budgets, and staffing to accomplish business objectives including carve-out standup.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors IT systems policies and controls, information security, asset tracking control, and regulatory compliance.
  • Development of holistic ERP strategy and management over implementation and ongoing support services.
  • Responsible for evaluating, and maintaining technology standards across operations including corporate offices, field offices, retail parts locations and distribution facilities.
  • Supports acquisition diligence and integration efforts, when necessary.
  • Develops, maintains, and oversees backup and disaster recovery (DR)/business continuity plans (BCP). Manages institutional risk related to data storage and security.
  • Directly oversee employees in the Corporate IT Department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and career development of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work.
  • Ensures timely, effective use of technology to support business goals/needs and ensures the organization migrates to an effective hybrid in source/outsource model for the provision of information technology services.
  • Administers the Department's budget, within budgetary guidelines to contribute to cost effective operations of the company.
  • Establishes and maintains regular written and in-person communications with the executives, management and key stakeholders on projects regarding pertinent IT activities.
  • Centrally manages all hardware and software license agreements, communication agreements and vendor contracts.
  • Defines and communicates project / day to day milestones, service level agreements (SLAs), and resource allocation to executives, management and key stakeholders.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned.

Essential Education, Skills and Experience

  • 10-15 years' experience in IT operations, management and best practices
  • At least 10 years' experience in a supervisory role; ability to lead people and get results through others, preferably with at least 5 years as a Director, VP or CIO.
  • Environment Design - demonstrated capability to design and implement an IT environment based on a well-articulated roadmap and strategic vision
  • Budgeting - proven capabilities in translating technology needs into prioritized plans and budgetary requirements
  • Executive Communication - ability to communicate effectively with executives and management regarding technology concepts, plans, operations and requirements
  • Prioritization and portfolio management - proven capability of balancing strategic vision, operational requirements and technology alignment into an overall implementation plan
  • Project management - demonstrated project management skills ranging from minor technology upgrades to major shifts in technology approach
  • People management skills - proven experience coordinating a broad mix of IT staff
  • Proven experience in the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, and products
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly, business language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Tattoo's are a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • E-commerce (Demandware, Magento, Episerver)
  • ERP experience (Netsuite and Great Plains preferred)
  • Experience in working with Private Equity is preferred, but not required.
  • Prior experience integrating acquisitions and/or separating (carve-out) businesses is desired.

Reference: 599216516

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