Vice President - Information Systems

Company: McIlhenny Company

General Information
US-LA-Avery Island
4 Year Degree
10 years
Not Specified
Job Description

Overview: The Vice President of Information Systems at McIlhenny Company leads the information technology strategy including the technology & systems required to support the organization's unique objectives and goals.

Main focus: Create business value through the application of technology.
Essential Functions: Manages corporate information systems resources to ensure efficient and cost effective utilization of computing technology.  Key participant in the development of business systems strategy, design, and implementation of software, hardware, network, and support operations.  Manage and develop information systems departmental personnel through setting resource utilization priorities consistent with corporate business objectives.  Establish and maintain appropriate systems procedures, security, and controls to ensure system and data integrity.

~ Ensure continuity of information systems operations according to business requirements.
~ Manage relationships with user departments to provide proper systems utilization and access.
~ Manage relationships with IT vendors and partners to ensure appropriate levels of service and support.
~ Manage and develop IT departmental employees consistent with corporate objectives.
~ Develop & maintain appropriate staff skill levels to support rapidly changing technology.
~ Establish and maintain appropriate systems procedures, security and controls.
~ Participate in establishing systems strategies, design, and implementation.
~ Establish and maintain system and software standards to provide cost-effective solutions.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Job Requirements

Education: BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MSc/MBA will be preferred

Requirements: Proven experience as VP of IT or similar managerial role with:
·    Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
·    Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
·    Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
·    Ability to conceptualize and design systems to support business needs
·    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
·    Ability to plan priorities and work independently
·    Courteous and polite behavior
·    Planning, prioritization, project management, and time management skills
·    Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
·    A strong strategic and business mindset
·    Excellent organizational and leadership skills

Experience: Minimum 10 years relevant experience managing integrated business systems with
·    Unix/Linux Operating Systems including IBM AIX
·    Corporate ERP (Oracle E-Business Suite)
·    Oracle RDBMS
·    Microsoft PC Applications
·    MRPII Manufacturing System
·    Business Intelligence Tools
·    Lotus Notes & e-mail
·    EDI Applications

To be considered for the position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the job description.

Qualified applicants apply in person or e-mail resume to:

McIlhenny Company

Hwy 329

Avery Island, LA  70513

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