Director of IT, Corporate Application Services in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description

We are seeking a Director of IT, Corporate Application Services to act as IT’s primary liaison with enterprise applications for Accounting, Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Legal, Corporate Intranet and a miscellaneous of applications that support corporate operations. The role’s primary accountability is to serve as a trusted IT Application advisor and partner to corporate functions, to create and delivery IT initiatives which align with the strategic imperatives of the respective business units as well as the execution of running the day to day corporate applications. The role requires in-depth experience with enterprise applications for these disciplines in a complex multi-site corporation.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide business and technical guidance to the corporate office business units with the intent to optimize and streamline the technology and functional processes supporting these business units
  2. Lead a small team of employees, contractors and vendors in support of relevant business systems
  3. Provide business and technical guidance to the corporate office business units with the intent to optimize and streamline the technology and functional processes supporting these business units
  4. Collaborate with business units, vendor partners and IT colleagues in examining solution options and planning systems deployment, maintenance and enhancement projects that are in line with the strategic direction defined by the business unit and IT
  5. Lead the vendor evaluation selection process for corporate office business units (outside of operations) to include development of requests for proposal, vendor evaluation & selection, and coordination with the enterprise PMO
  6. Analyze business requirements, costs and benefits, project needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives through formal business cases and project charters
  7. Formulate and participate in IT governance activities to ensure project costs and schedules are properly controlled also while ensuring execution as defined by the roadmap.
  8. R&D emerging technologies where aligned with the multi-year roadmap.
  9. Evaluate existing applications and platform and provides recommendations for system enhancements by conducting gap analysis, identifying feasible alternative solutions, and assisting in the scope of modifications
  10. Work in a hands-on manner with internal business unit stakeholders to align technology solutions with business needs and strategies
  11. Create functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets, policies, procedures to support the functional infrastructure

Education:

BS in IT Services, Business Management, Business Administration, Project Management, or other applicable degree

Work Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience working with enterprise packaged applications
  • 5+ years practical experience defining multi-year department level technology roadmaps and strategies
  • 5+ years of practical experience managing projects, implementing systems and defining business requirements using processes and methods including but not limited to ITIL, PMI, RUP, and Agile
  • Significant experience leveraging strong technical, analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills within Information Technology disciplines such as software engineering, design and development, package solution evaluation/selection and implementation, application integration, business process re-engineering, outsourcing, IT governance, application architecture, security and disaster recovery planning
  • Demonstrated, hands-on leadership in the development and institutionalization of contemporary enterprise technology architectures such as Mobile, Web, ERP/MRP, EAI, Identity Management, Portals, Business Intelligence and Cloud Computing
  • Proven experience and expertise in successfully delivering enterprise integration solutions
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills, analytical abilities, problem solving, and follow through
  • Ability to quickly assess and resolve conflicts and complaints and provide appropriate follow-up
  • Commitment to excellence in service, performance, and execution
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with business leaders at all levels
  • Demonstrated executive leadership with proven ability to manage, grow and develop strong IT teams and individuals
  • Exceptional project planning & management skills; experience in organizing, planning, and executing significant projects from vision through implementation leveraging structured systems development and project management methodologies