17 days old
2018-01-052018-02-02
  • Job Code
    581093
  • Payrate
    $95,000 To $115,000

Randstad Technologies has a current opening for an IT Manager in Blacksburg, VA.



  1. Ensure (directly and through dedicated teams) the IT systems and applications used by the Business Unit are adequately supported, secured and fault tolerant in day-to-day operations as well as respond to new business requirements as they happen.
  2. Ensure the project and change activities required for the IT function are aligned and managed towards the business unit and global IT strategy
  3. Plan and prioritize projects in the most efficient manner in order to achieve optimal usage of the technology resources and deliver maximum business benefit.
  4. Provide governance and management of the demand pipeline and act as primary partner for the business functions to capture, structure, align and plan business demand and match this demand with the IT supply function's capacity.
  5. Manage the IT project portfolio for the business unit and ensure the required tools and resources are adequately staffed and aligned towards the goal to be on time and on budget. Identify and address to the IT Director any potential risk in that regards
  6. Facilitate the annual planning and budgeting cycle at BU level as well as track, monitor and when necessary react in coordination and agreement with the value center IT Director to maintain the IT actual cost for the business unit aligned with budget.
  7. Help recruit, mentor and manage a healthy, high performing IT team on a global basis in support of business unit goals.


MAIN TASKS:



  1. Manage the relationship with business unit management with respect to any requirements involving the IT function (projects, system enhancement requests, availability and disaster recovery requirements, capacity requirements, etc.) to ensure maximum alignment of IT with business priorities and facilitate demand capturing.
  2. Set Budget and Resource requirements for the BU and influence the VC IT director to make effective decisions
  3. Develop and maintain a project and enhancement roadmap aligned with business priority, IT capacity, technical dependencies and ongoing project portfolio.
  4. Capture new demand and ensure structured, high quality scope definition and specification in order to have a consistent basis for estimation and scheduling.
  5. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all IT demand/project related issues to senior management and key stakeholders.
  6. Actively manage the performance and career development of the business unit IT team.
  7. Create status reports for IT Director to ensure transparency over the demand pipeline, the status of current in-flight projects as well as day-to-day operations performance of IT.
  8. Direct research to be conducted on existing IT systems and tools to ensure their fit with the current and projected business requirements while keeping under control setup, replacement and maintenance costs
  9. Direct, manage and approve changes in applications or new projects in the implementation of business process applications.
  10. Support application administration and authorize access to business applications.
  11. Deal with third parties to arrange for / manage project and/or purchase of application software and/or equipment.
  12. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:



  • An university degree in a technical subject such as Management Information Systems is essential or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ideally qualified in ITIL and in a project management methodology
  • 4-5 years' experience in project management of IT projects and ERP implementation (exposure to SAP initiative is a plus)
  • Exposure to IT operations management and good knowledge of IT governance processes in a SOX compliance environment
  • Full understanding and experience with the function of a manufacturing company in order to be able to understand, evaluate and judge the IT requirements of the business unit.
  • Excellent person to person communication skills are required
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English is required

Categories

  • Information Technology

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