Location: Toronto, Canada
Reporting to Client’s Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President of Information Technology and Cybersecurity will elevate the role of the company’s technology function to be a crucial enabler of the company’s growth agenda. The right candidate will bring a partner-oriented, problem-solving approach to strategy and delivery while building a mutually beneficial and trusting relationship with internal stakeholders and external partners. They will adeptly communicate the value of IT in business terms and will accelerate and improve technology’s role in the commercial success of the organization. Indicators of successful execution will be, among others:
In an organization where technology differentiation underpins the foundation of its strategy, this key executive position offers a variety of challenges and opportunities while functioning as the key driver of strategic IT initiatives including evolving and enhancing cybersecurity risk management and customer digitization.
The VP of IT and Cybersecurity will lead Client’s IT transformation efforts, initiatives, and activities, providing expertise and recommendations with a focus on transforming Client’s IT application infrastructure and customer digital experience
The VP of IT and Cybersecurity will be an accomplished technology leader with a strong digital mindset and a track record of innovation, execution, and success. They will bring global experience in all aspects of technology management and will be a talented analytical problem solver. The successful candidate will have a management style that emphasizes development, teamwork, engagement and results. He/she will be a skilled communicator who builds relationships and will collaborate and influence at all levels. The right candidate will have a proven record of taking a fact-based approach to the assessment of the current state of operations and the implementation of pragmatic solutions to address business needs. He/she will seek to extract maximum value from existing technology investments while pushing into the right new areas to fulfill the evolving needs of the business.