Vice President, Information Technology

  • IGM Financial
  • Sep 11, 2019
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $161 billion in total assets under management

  • Coordinate with business unit leaders to develop and implement an IT strategy based on strategic business objectives and direction
  • Oversee the development of appropriate governance frameworks and mechanisms for the effective use of information and technology to create value and manage risk
  • Work with IT leaders to build anticipated technology needs while managing an active technology portfolio of prioritized business needs
  • Develop and maintain a multi-year roadmap of IT projects
  • Guide leaders in prioritizing the portfolio of IT projects to ensure delivery of the highest value to the organization
  • Maintain knowledge on emerging trends and initiate appropriate decisions for various technologies
  • 10+ years of progressive and relevant leadership experience
  • Experience serving as a VP or a Senior Director in a high-tech organization
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information, or related field; Master's preferred
  • Proven ability to apply best practices to a highly skilled, mobile workforce
  • Demonstrated ability to lead IT delivery in a complex, global, fast paced environment during times of significant growth and change; flexible and adaptable
  • Expertise in cloud technology and SaaS, including SalesForce and Netsuite