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WD30098746246 Requisition #

What you will do

The role functions as a business partner and trusted advisor for the multiple line of businesses in the UK&I and our Industrial Refrigeration segment acorss Europe. Responsibilities include providing thought leadership on strategic direction, facilitating the process to collect and define business requirements, providing expert advice and recommendations on industry trends and best practices, creating roadmaps to achieve the long-term and short-term capability needs of the business, and performing analysis on business or system process to identify areas of improvement. The IT Director role is responsible for collaboratively creating the vision, developing the IT strategy, leading the project portfolio, and implementing the plans to deliver the business capabilities.

How you will do it

  • Develop and enhance relationships with key business stakeholders, actively manage expectations, and monitor satisfaction levels.
  • Align strategic and tactical business objectives with corresponding IT objectives, partnered with business stakeholders and IT colleagues.
  • Participate in IT strategy creation, including alignment with Enterprise and Business Unit strategies.
  • Formulate synthesized business capability and technology advancement strategies and long-term roadmaps, partnered with business stakeholders and enterprise IT colleagues.
  • Provide insights and thought leadership on industry/functional trends and best practices to guide business priorities, customer and employee experience advancements, and technology decisions.
  • Utilize high-level business process and IT system architectures to guide business capability and technology advancement roadmaps, partnered with business stakeholders and IT colleagues.
  • Plan and manage an annual IT investment portfolio in alignment with budgetary thresholds, business priorities, and IT strategies.
  • Create and process IT investment proposals and/or Agile Release Trains, collaborating with business stakeholders and IT colleagues to define scope, ROI, risks & mitigations, major components of work, staffing requirements, and financial needs.
  • Serve as IT Champion of IT investments, partnered with Business Champion(s), PMO, and IT Delivery Leader(s), to achieve scope, cost, schedule, quality, adoption, and value outcomes.
  • Participate in Steering Committees, Operating Committees, and/or Agile Program Increment Events to guide activities, make trade-off decisions, remove roadblocks, and unify business and IT communities.
  • Provide functional management of IT Business Leads and Analysts.
  • Enable effective practices in data governance, business intelligence, and data analytics.
  • Facilitate business-oriented IT performance reviews for the outcomes of IT services delivered to business stakeholders through the centrally managed, leveraged, enterprise IT organizations. 
  • Support risk management, regulatory compliance, Information Security, and audit remediation activities.
  • Support business continuity and disaster recovery efforts, including creation of business impact analyses.
  • Support definition and utilization of IT governance processes and policies.

What we look for
Required

  • Extensive industry experience and recent experience in relevant business facing roles.
  • Solid IT general management skills (organizational, financial, and operational management).
  • Exceptional leadership skills to achieve tangible outcomes in a heavily matrixed management environment.
  • Experience leveraging the Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid solution delivery methodologies.
  • Adept visionary, strategy creation, and long-term plan realization skills.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • Solid experience in ERP systems deployment and convergence across businesses.
  • Deep Experience in working with and the deployment of installation and service tools within a field and service business. 
  • Track record of leading complex business transformations, planning and executing programs to harmonize processes and converge IT systems.
  • Must have experince of planning and delivering large IT investment portfolios and leveraging internally and externally sourced IT services.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, or Engineering; Master’s in Business Administration or Technology Management preferred.
  • Ideally Oracle Project Portfolio Management, Oracle Fusion, Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle Field Service. Experience in equivalent tool will be considered.

Flexible working options will be considered on an indidvibal basis.

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