Job Title: Interim Chief Information Officer (CIO) Direct Reports:
Senior Vice President of Architecture (CAO)
Senior Vice President of Data Foundation (CDO)
Senior Vice President of Security (CSO)
We are in search of a dynamic and experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) to lead our Information Technology division. This role is integral to our ongoing transformation, following a series of acquisitions, and aims to establish a robust IT infrastructure to support our global operations. Responsibilities:
Strategic Leadership: Provide visionary leadership in aligning IT strategies with the overall business objectives. Collaborate closely with executive leadership to drive technological innovation and efficiency.
Team Management: Oversee a team of 200 IT professionals, including approximately 40 outsourced resources. Foster a culture of excellence, collaboration, and accountability within the IT department.
Technology Integration: Drive the integration of various IT systems resulting from recent acquisitions, ensuring a cohesive and efficient IT environment.
Direct Reports: Manage and mentor three Senior Vice Presidents responsible for Architecture, Data Foundation, and Security.
Project Management: Lead and oversee four major IT projects, including a Finance System overhaul (Oracle), ServiceNow implementation, Sales Force revamp, and Data Foundation improvements.
Risk Management: Implement risk prevention measures to ensure the security and stability of IT systems, protecting the company from potential vulnerabilities.
Global Operations: Manage IT operations that are country-agnostic, supporting our global business footprint.
Interim Role: Initially, this role will serve as an interim CIO as we conduct a search for a permanent CIO. The interim candidate may have the opportunity to convert to a permanent role if it aligns with both parties' interests.
Telecommunications Experience: While not required, telecommunications industry experience would be advantageous.
Proven experience in a senior IT leadership role, overseeing large teams and managing complex IT initiatives.
Strong background in core systems overhaul and implementation, particularly with systems like Oracle and ServiceNow.
Exceptional leadership and team-building skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, capable of collaborating with cross-functional teams.
Willingness to travel to Denver periodically to meet with leadership and the IT team.
Projects: There are 4 major projects that are also in the responsibility: