Head of Information Technology

Location: East End of Toronto, Ontario
Date Posted: 12-20-2017
The Talent Company has been retained by a leader within the pain management and preventative care space to help identify a Head of Information Technology.
 
This individual will be a big picture thinker and provide direction on the company’s IT strategy and ensure that all necessary systems are in place to support it operational objectives.  The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership skills, balance of both business acumen and technology experience and finally, practical knowledge of modern day technology and trends.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establish organizational technology vision and goals.
  • Set objectives and strategies for enterprise IT within the organization.
  • Provide overall leadership, development opportunities and mentorship opportunities for the IT management and team members.
  • Analyze on costs, value and risks of information technology and advise management and suggest actions.
  • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits.
  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms for scalability and to help improve customer experience.
  • Develop strategic plans development and deployment of company technology and infrastructure.
  • Develop and manage IT budget.
  • Analyze and assess IT systems to evaluate effectiveness and make decisions for improvement.
  • Ensure company’s technological processes and service comply with all requirements, laws, and regulations.
  • Study current and new industry trends, technologies, and software development.
  • Strategize and implement technology that results in company scalability and growth.
  • Procure vendor services and purchase technology software, equipment, and accessories to support company needs.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Proven experience as a Head of Information Technology.
  • Experience leading an Information Technology function within a pharmaceutical or healthcare environment is considered an asset.
  • Experience within a fast growth environment with proven abilities to plan, execute and maintain for an environment that is fit for purpose.
  • Eight to ten years’ experience in information technology role, or related field; five years in management or leadership role.
  • Excellent knowledge of enterprise IT systems, infrastructure and support.
  • Background in designing and developing IT Systems and planning implementation
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with other senior management throughout the company.
  • An engaging leader with excellent mentoring, team building, and management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • BSc/BA in information technology, computer science, management information systems or related field. Ideally, a Master’s degree in information technology or related discipline
 
If you feel that you are up for this challenge to please click APPLY below. We are always grateful for referrals.
 
About The Talent Company
The Talent Company is an HR Solutions Firm. We work closely with our clients to FIND, KEEP, REWARD and TRANSITION their talent. We act as a trusted search partner for leading organizations providing customized and timely recruitment services.  For a list of our current opportunities, click here.
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