VP Information Systems and Strategy

New York Permanent USD170,000 - USD230,000
  • Mission driven backing of the company providing incredible growth potential
  • The chance to join a company that wants to influence change through technology

About Our Client

They are a private university that is backed by a PE firm, and is a leading provider of medical education around the world.

Job Description

As the Vice President of Information Systems and Strategy, you would design and lead the implementation of new operating models that integrate business goals, processes, and technology. Also, you would develop comprehensive communications, change management, and training plans. You would need to communicate effectively with key business owners to determine appropriate systems strategy and identify business requirements. Perform ROI analysis and develop business cases for recommended systems enhancements, as well as project manage complex IT initiatives across all areas of the business.Additionally, you would be responsible for leading testing efforts for all major system enhancements, while attracting, developing, and retaining a high quality project management and testing team. you would need to select, negotiate, and manage multi-million dollar vendor relationships, while also designing, writing, and ensuring compliance with all IT policies.

Additionally, you would support internal and external audits, while managing multi-million dollar capital and expense budgets. You would be in charge of leading selection processes for hardware and software, negotiating favorable terms, and providing status tracking across all major IT initiatives. You would provide project management expertise and support to non-IT projects as needed, supervise and mentor the Information Technology Team. You need the ability to provide technical guidance and hands-on support of the Organization's applications and systems and contribute to the institution's technology-based security compliance efforts.Finally, you would evaluate and recommend the use (or removal) of certain technologies based on situations specific to Organization's business and operations, maintain and nurture relationships at all levels of the organization from campus staff to senior leaders and perform other duties as assigned.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate should have a transformational growth mindset, and a background to match it. You should have experience influencing change, listening to business needs and implementing those needs, as well as the ability to deliver multiple projects quickly in a culture that has not invested in IT historically.

You should be self-sufficient, technically proficient and willing to work hands-on, and has experience cultivating and shifting a companies culture.

What's on Offer

You would have the mission driven backing of the university. The growth potential of this role is huge. The organization has come so far, but still have a lot of growth to accomplish. You will be able to provide innovative solutions and help make an immediate difference. There is no red tape associated with this position, you would be able to make things happen quickly. The chance to join an organization that wants to influence change by technology. You would own, manage, and execute the change. They don't have a lot of people that are fighting to get recognition and there is huge growth opportunity. You will have a white canvas to build out the change. You need to be willing to do the dirty work to influence the change starting from ground 0.

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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
Senior IT Management
Business Services
New York
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Henry Mockridge
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