The VP & Sr Dir, Global Tech Strategy is responsible for establishing the global strategy and vision for a digitized global IT organization. Leads a team of creative thinkers that will help establish a consistent, transparent and efficient approach to the way the IT organization delivers value to the business. Drives increased automation for IT operations, efficiency and agile transformation maturity plan. Creates a catalogue of services, definition of global services and hubs by working with global applications team and regional teams to drive the ecosystem roadmap and capability/maturity model.
About the role:
Delivers thought leadership and strategic guidance on the topics of operational excellence including financial management, strategic vendor partnerships, agile transformation, integration and cross-product area efforts to help senior leaders make better decisions and work more efficiently.
Acts as interlock with Finance and Talent teams to establish a rhythm to implement budget levers, headcount and vendor management processes in conjunction with regional operations leads.
Owns and drives future productivity improvements to enable achieving the efficiency (cost) and effectiveness targets year-over-year and actively manage relationships with key stakeholders.
Ensures Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are clearly defined, measured regularly and achieved and when not achieved, root-cause analysis performed and corrective action plans executed.
Provides guidance in creation of construction of business case, reference visits, external benchmarking, and other topics related to global capabilities and advancements of strategic imperatives.
Drives strong value creation for GRM. Engage key cross-functional senior leaders often, advocating for the team’s work and influencing significant change.
Creates clear, simple, and persuasive narratives to inform and consult senior-level-executives.
Advanced knowledge of IT concepts, strategies and methodologies as typically acquired through a bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical discipline and 12 or more years of experience managing a technology organization.
Strong attention to detail, highly entrepreneurial, creative, open-minded, persistent, highly collaborative and passion for driving business results.
Experience in a strategy/advisory role in a large/global organization.
Effective communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Developed analytical, problem solving and quantitative modeling skills.
Expertise including process excellence, Financial IT systems.
Experience with Shared Services or Global Business Services.
Ability to think strategically to solve complex problems.
We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, it’s 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