Vice President & Senior Director, Information Management
We are currently seeking an innovative, disciplined, and results-oriented VP & Sr. Director of Information Management with relevant data strategy, innovation leadership, and digital business experience. This individual will lead our Information Management group within Global Retail Markets (GRM) U.S. Technology managing an organization of over 300 resources that provide all the technology and data assets required by the business operations. This role will report to the SVP & CIO for U.S. Global Retail Markets.
About the role:
Directs the IT thought leadership, strategy, objective, priorities, and technology decisions for the aligned business organization.
Proactively partners with the CIO and the business to provide consulting, solutions options, and recommendations around technology, standards, strategies and governance.
Builds and leads the technology staff; ensuring appropriate staffing levels, skillsets, and alignment to support business and technology objectives and to manage within the budget.
Fosters business partnerships with current and potential vendors, IT executives, and business partners; develops relationships that promote trust and increase efficiency and effectiveness; balances individual customer needs and business priorities assuring alignment with the business strategies and objectives.
Drives and implements change, continuous improvement and staff development including the next line of IT leaders.
Maintains breadth and depth of perspective, utilizing enterprise and industry/market trends, standard executive dashboards, and regular benchmarking exercises.Sets department vision and direction in coordination with Sr. Executives and motivates and manages staff to achieve Describe the minimum level of preparation, training, and experience, as well as any special skills, which are required to competently perform the duties of this job.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in technical or business discipline or related experience; Master's Degree preferred.
More than 5 years in a leadership role required. Seasoned leader with strong technology experience. Program management experience delivering multiple $20m+ projects.
Expertise in designing and improving processes.
Ability to attract, coach, and mentor and build a strong functional and technical team.
Experience with leveraging and managing IT offshore vendors.
Strategic thinker with deep business acumen and understanding of how IT will contribute to business strategy.
Ability to work closely with the business functions and IT teams within Liberty and establish strong relationships - both internally with business units, and externally, with vendors and providers.
Highly effective analytical, negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills.
Change leader who is customer focused and translates vision into actionable deliverables.
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills - can do deep dives while staying focused.
Effective communicator is highly articulate and able to convey important messages both verbally and in writing to all organizational levels.
Experience working in an enterprise that leverages a diverse set of tools and technologies including products like SAS, MicroStrategy, Teradata, Oracle, and Hadoop.
Experience with cloud architectures and cloud strategy
We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, its our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (16 years)
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time