Information Management and Technology Director

Edmonton

Permanent

  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D7397651011
  • Posted: October 11, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for an Information Management and Technology Director.

Reporting to the Operations and Finance Director, you will provide leadership in the delivery of information management and technology services for our Client.

The Role:

  • Contribute to the annual business plan by assisting senior leadership to develop IT strategy and prioritize IT initiatives.
  • Build strong relationships with program leaders to understand their information, process and technology needs.
  • Research and propose options for technology initiatives and identify resources required.
  • Prepare and maintain an IT plan that aligns with strategic and operational business plans and proactively report on status
  • Oversee  information security, integrity and availability by ensuring the following: 
    • Backup systems are in place and regularly tested.
    • Required configuration documentation is in place.
    • Access management procedures and IT policies are followed.
  • Monitor service desk effectiveness.
  • Review the hardware and software budgets prior to submission to the overall budget.
  • Lead IT policy development, review policy revisions and achieve policy approval.
  • Evaluate vendors, conduct contract negotiations and manage agreements.
  • Maintain and document overall systems architecture.
  • Provide direction in systems analysis and design.
  • Develop and administer systematic processes to analyze program areas.
  • Execute IT projects in systematic, continuous cycles upon approval from leadership team.
  • Take ownership of all IT projects and see them through to completion.
  • Administer quality assurance, ensuring code review and user-acceptance testing.
  • Ensure that specific stakeholders have access to data and reports.
  • Ensure collection and management of information from one or more sources and the interpretation and distribution to one or more audiences.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Customer services focused with excellent communication skills.
  • Accountable for completing projects.
  • A leader who recognizes and fosters the strengths of your team members.
  • Manage multiple projects and issues concurrently.
  • Degree in computer science or related field.
  • Experience developing RFP’s and evaluating proposals.
  • An understanding and high level experience with consolidating disparate date sources and distilling.
  • Management certification, project management professional designation and formal leadership training are considered strong assets.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Deborah Dodd, Partner - Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-EDM

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Deborah Dodd

Information Technology

Edmonton

Partner

  • 780.229.2013
  • ddodd@aplin.com

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