VP of Strategic Initiatives

Atlanta, Georgia 30306

Post Date: 02/02/2018 Job ID: 7098 Category: Other Area(s)

Our client, an innovative Fortune 100 Company  is looking for a VP of Strategic Initiatives to play a key role in developing and defining the technology organization and alignment strategy.

The VP will be responsible for transforming and implementing programs that deliver value and accelerate change, performance and business alignment.

Key Deliverables:
  • Evangelize strategic initiatives and work with various leaders through upcoming Technology changes and transformation
  • Develop strong working relationships with Technology leaders in order consolidate planning strategies for efficiency, execution and speed, i.e. potential consistency in roadmaps or vendor contracts
  • Strategize with   business executives to align objectives with IT initiatives
  • Identify and articulate various risk factors in the transformation plans, work with finance and HR to identify cost and resource change impact
  • Work with PMO and Technology Leadership Team to identify appropriate short-term, mid-term and long-term vendor strategy and operational metrics
  • Review all pieces of the Technology function (within IT or outside of IT) to ensure shadow IT organizations are consolidated into the Technology organization
  • Continually set strategic goals and create plans to align with business strategy and operational efficiencies
  • Define strategic goals and deliverables on multiple initiatives across technology landscape, vendors and suppliers

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Proven experience and demonstrated success in transforming an organizational strategy, which includes engineering labor, location strategy, shared technology construct, technology modernization and technology operations
  • Understanding and experience in conceptualizing and executing on organizational optimization and identification of duplication and/or shadow IT internal or external organizations
  • Ability to drive strategic partnership with vendors and contractors to understand their offerings, advantages and alignments with labor, operations, talent assessment and contractor positioning strategies
  • Have a good understanding of technology organizations, technology management, operational transformation, organizational design, analytics and automation, and technology development and operational life-cycles
  • Strong Experience is overseeing financials in enterprise programs - $50 + million budgets
  • Strong ability to partner and build trusting relationships with all technology leaders and business stakeholders to support their planning requirements and ensure sufficient alignment with product roadmaps and technology short term and long-term goals
  • Results orientation with a proven ability to construct and execute on cost savings initiatives in addition to the implementation and design of organizational impact analysis
  • Ability to define process and procedural improvements, which will solve complex problems and create operational improvements such as process design and training, to instill new practical approaches and give people the knowledge and cultural support they need to sustain change as we modernize
  • Create and execute engagement plans where leaders are consistently communicating strong messages of change where our people understand what we are accomplishing, our vision, how they are connected to our overall strategy, what is changing and how they are a part of the organizational journey
  • Establish metrics and report outs to track our progress against our cost targets and engagement across the organization to measure overall impact
  • Experience optimizing business units

About JDC Group
JDC Group is a technology recruiting and staffing company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2005, we connect exceptional technology talent with successful companies all over North America to form productive teams. We were voted one of Atlanta’ s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® and named one of Inc. 5000’ s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. To learn more about us, please visit www.jdc-group.com.

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