Chief Information and Technology Officer
Serves as the principal strategist ensuring IT-to-business alignment, overseeing the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of robust, secure, integrated information technology architecture and decision-making frameworks. Collaborates with Executive and Senior staff to understand, identify, and prioritize technology initiatives and ensure technology solutions are deployed in alignment with identified strategic and business operations priorities. Plans, directs, coordinates, and manages the Technology infrastructure for the organization through supervision of Manager, Cybersecurity and Network Operations, Manager, Enterprise Systems, and Manager, Operations Technology. Reports to the General Manager.
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provides leadership and direction to the Cybersecurity and Network Operations Department, Enterprise Solutions Department, and Operations Technology Department.
Oversees development of annual operating and capital improvement budgets and requests for appropriations.
Oversees contract negotiations and management for technology products, services, and consulting. Oversees talent management and development.
Develops documented best practices and standard operating procedures to support a process-driven approach to managing enterprise data management, information technology, data governance, and technology program and project management.
Monitors work efforts, systems, and procedures to evaluate effectiveness of technology deployed across the organization.
Collaborates with Executive management and Senior leadership to support the organization's achievement of business goals through data-driven decision making.
Provides vision and leadership in the development and implementation of technology and systems to maintain and continuously improve the organization’s operations, business systems, and customer facing technology services.
Leads governance structure that aligns information technology and management systems with strategic enterprise and business operations priorities.
Acts as or manages the Chief Information Security Officer.
Leads and collaborates with the Cybersecurity team to develop and refine security policies and controls, incident response and recovery plans, and organizational training.
Develops, implements and monitors information and operational system policies and controls to ensure data accuracy, security, legal and regulatory compliance. Implements controls to monitor, measure compliance, and increase the maturity of controls for the IT and OT systems.
Develops, implements and exercises plans that provide for IT security, disaster recovery, and business continuity.
Makes presentations to internal staff, Board, Committees, and other stakeholders.
Participates in continuous improvement activities and ensures company policies and procedures are followed.
Advises Executive and Senior management on informational and operational technologies.
Assists in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts.
Develops, implements, and maintains procedures for Division activities.
Recommends organization-wide directives related to Information Technology.
Performs other duties as assigned.