Steve Bell

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for this job

Steve Bell

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+353 1 634 8200 steve@stelfox.com

Contact for this job

Steve Bell

Get in touch with me

Director – International Technology Services

Date added

05/07/2017

Type

Permanent

Location

Dublin

Category

Senior Appointments & PMO

Reference

6403

Salary

Negotiable

Director – International Technology Services – Dublin

Summary

This role is responsible for directing, coordinating, integrating and implementing technology across international business units, supporting both short-term and long-term technology plans. The position, in partnership with others, is responsible for the international data centre locations, strategy recommendations, and implementations and will provide ongoing expertise on technology contract negotiations and SLA???s for any 3rd party data centre vendors. The position interacts with a Senior Director and other senior leaders as frequently or infrequently as needed to be successful; most many non-routine decisions may be made without prior supervisor approval.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct the international IT function in accordance with the established policies and guidelines – collaboratively design and deploy new policies and guidelines as needed
  • Work collaboratively with other senior leaders throughout the domestic and international IT organisations to maximise department outcomes and the return on resource investments
  • Meet capital budget established for initiatives
  • Manage international vendor relationships as necessary to the value of our client’s international offices
  • Provide leadership and manage resources cross-organisationally as needed to accomplish company objectives
  • Manage resources working for our client outside of the United States as necessary
  • Develop international strategic relationships among technology vendors to ensure the best global IT relationships among all of our client’s offices
  • Stay abreast of global technology trends on data centers, organisational IT structures, security, and infrastructure
  • Provides direction to IT employees including multi-disciplinarians and specialists
  • Analyse and recommend new technologies, and new vendor relationships
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to Group IT Governance policies (project management methodology)
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to all our client’s IT Security Policies and Procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to PCI Policies
  • Responsible for both operating expense and capital budgets assigned by supervisor

What you need:

  • Regionally accredited Master of Science in Information Technology or Master of Business Administration required.
  • At least 7 years of experience in Information Technology or advanced technology-related area with no less than 5 years in Information Technology or advanced technology-related area, including a minimum of 3 years at the Senior Manager or Director level.

Minimum Qualifications, Jobs Skills & Abilities

  • Expert experience and understanding of Global Infrastructure Technologies and understanding of development technologies, industry best practices, and related metrics
  • Proficient knowledge of cross-functional and cross-cultural relationship building
  • Working knowledge of international IT regulatory requirements
  • Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using written and spoken English; multilingual European language skills preferred
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others; conducts working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organisation
  • Expert understanding of change management strategy and practice
  • Ability to work under demanding time constraints and production goals
  • Expert ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing priorities with promptness, efficiency and ease
  • Expert relationship building skills, including the capacity to predict and manage behaviour, build and leverage cross-functional partnerships within and outside of the organisation, and leverage influential leadership

Contact

Steve Bell for a confidential chat and more in depth discussion about the position. +353 16 7931 852 / Steve@stelfox.ie

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