CFS Brands is seeking to hire a Director of Information
Technology reporting to the Vice President of Information
Technology responsible for assisting in the development and
execution of Departmental plans and projects based on
organizational priorities. This includes aligning IT operational
processes with business needs, managing departmental budgets
(project, operating, and capital), ensuring that Departmental
standards and technology best practices are consistently met, and
assessing whether the Department's areas are appropriately
resourced based on the direction and emphasis of organizational
KEY RESULT AREAS:
Develop Departmental operating plans to carry out the technology
vision and leverage digital best practices across the
Align IT operational processes with business needs.
Execute and set the example of appropriate project management
oversight by overseeing multiple projects in various area(s) of
Provide leadership to managers, supervisors, and professional
staff. Ensure employees are positioned for success by providing
guidance and championing performance and development
Demonstrate expert technical proficiency by providing high level
technical guidance to internal clients and staff.
Ensure the consistency and maintainability of existing
applications and other work products by creating and maintaining
standards/procedures for implementing solutions.
Provide input on Departmental or functional strategy and policy
Ensure budgets, resources, and schedules meet corporate
requirements and milestones.
Demonstrate negotiation skills aimed at providing the best
outcome for the business.
Collaborate with internal business partners to establish
strategic plans and meet deadlines.
Provide management of key business relationships with select
suppliers, outsourced partners, and vendors to ensure
organizational goals and needs are met.
Participate and support talent succession planning to include
identifying bench strength and development plans.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or
PMP certification is a plus.
Minimum of ten (10) years of experience working in operations,
project management, or a business partner role with Information
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a leadership role
with responsibility for talent management.
Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus but not required
The type of experience required to effectively perform the
essential functions and responsibilities of this position are:
Ability to operate at a leadership level using highly developed
consulting and influencing skills with a broad audience range and
across geographical boundaries.
Advanced knowledge of major business systems, such as ERP
systems, CRM systems, warehouse management systems, and
Experience analyzing data to draw business relevant
Proven ability to change the business through creative
problem-resolution, policy creation or lean efforts.
Experience managing project, operating, and capital budgets.
Exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills.
Exceptional people management skills.
Strong project management and organizational skills, bias for
action and results orientation.
Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement & Lean
Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Strong interpersonal savvy and composure especially in critical
Strong working knowledge of IT operations, system delivery, and
development best practices
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
Practical working knowledge of current IT security protocols and
Business acumen or ability to quickly acquire business
Up to 20% travel in support of multiple corporate