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Vice President of IT Job Description


									Job Description – Vice-President of Information Technology Title
Vice-President of Information Technology

Reporting directly to the CEO/President, the VP of IT’s role is to plan, coordinate, direct, and design all operational activities of the IT department, as well as provide direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations. This individual will collaborate directly with the executive management team and decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. In addition, the VP of IT’s primary goals are to develop and manage application portfolios for each department and to attain all IT service level agreements for the user community within the organization. This role also helps to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives across all areas of the organization.

Strategy & Planning  Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the business organization as a member of the senior management team.  Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization.  Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business.  Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.  Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems.  Ensure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations.  Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.  Acquisition & Deployment  Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and inhouse development.  Develop, track,
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