Job Details
Job Id:
11247
Title:
Director of IT
Job Type:
Permanent
Location:
Franklin TN 
Description:
A client in Franklin, TN is seeking a Director of IT for a permanent position.

The Director of IT is responsible for the development of the IT structure and systems. The primary function of this role is to lead the IT department and the IT development in close collaboration with the rest of the business, locally, regional, and globally. The ideal candidate will have thorough IT skills as well as management skills to lead the IT development and have a deep interest in understanding the business in order to establish a strong foundational knowledge base to drive the IT development in line with business needs.

Job Responsibilities
• Lead the development and implementation processes for the organization’s IT systems and department in accordance with the company’s policies, guidelines, and core values
• Ensure that IT competence and resource planning is performed continuously in the IT department, to deliver world class IT services and support to the organization. Foster business oriented, proactive, agile, digital-ready, mindset and culture a coach and develop the direct reports
• Ensure that the IT capabilities (services, business applications, infrastructure, etc.) are delivered reliably, sustainably, cost effectively and securely and in compliance within the operating model, security policies, solutions, architecture, governance and framework as well as in compliance formal certifications and regulations
• Analyze IT infrastructure and systems performance to assess operating costs, productivity levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs and set clear targets for the area of responsibility based on efficiency and profitability for the company’s full IT operations. Develop, implement and follow-up on strategies for the area of responsibility, and as well as budget
• Ensure implementation of business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss and oversee security of systems, networks, and enterprise information
• Facilitate IT security audits or investigations
• Represent IT in various internal forums and close collaboration with business stakeholders, CIO and other functions within the group
• Participate in various projects (regional, cross-regional and group common) and contribute to the implementation of the strategic and tactic objectives and integration with the group’s strategic planning process
• Develop and maintains relationships with external IT vendors and service providers

Qualifications
• At least ten years of experience managing an IT department, preferably in manufacturing industry
• Excellent organizational, management and people leading skills
• Analytical, structured and process-oriented with attention to detail
• Interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships both internally and externally
• Experience and knowledge about digitalization in manufacturing (Industry 4.0 and other relevant experience)
• Excellent knowledge about ERP, MES, OT platforms and processes
• Excellent knowledge about IT security, modern IT infrastructure, cloud, DevOps, and system architecture
• Knowledge about and experience from working with ITIL (preferably certified) and Agile methodology.
• Excellent documentation and verbal and written communication skills.

Education
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, master’s degree or MBA preferred

Travel
• Ability to travel, national and international required

Other Requirements:
- 7 year background check including:
- Education
- Employment
- Criminal background

Alltech, Inc. is a leading provider of IT staffing services in Nashville and the surrounding areas. We do contract (Salaried, W-2, 1099 or Corp-to-Corp), contract-to-hire and direct placements within the Information Technology field. Alltech, Inc. offers a full line of company-paid benefits to our salaried and W-2 employees. Our 1099 subcontractors have a full line of benefits available to them through our partnership with Benefit Consultants, Inc.

If you are considering relocation, the Nashville area is nationally respected as a great place to live, work and play. Nashville is proud to be the home of the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds. Some of Nashville's living advantages include:

-- low cost of living (including NO state income tax)
-- international airport
-- unique, affordable residential areas
-- abundant parks, waterways and recreational areas
-- lively cultural base
-- diverse economic base
-- seasonal climate

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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