Director Global Business Solutions and Technology Strategy

Director Global Business Solutions and Technology Strategy
Requisition #: USAHQADV-12067
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
Work Countries:
United States
Work Cities: Virtual US
Atlanta GA-US
Chicago IL-US
Dallas TX-US
Houston TX-US
Austin TX-US
Minneapolis MN-US
Pittsburgh PA-US
Philadelphia PA-US
Jacksonville FL-US
Job Description:
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Director Global Business Solutions and Technology Strategy
Job Summary:
This position is tasked with developing, implementing and managing near and long-term global technology strategies for Advito across all practice areas. This includes investigating and recommending new technologies that will enable Advito's strategic vision and provide strong ROI to the company. This position will create and manage Advito's global technology roadmap and development from concept through rollout. This position is responsible for selecting and overseeing third party contracts and relationships and will manage the Advito capital budget and a team of technology resources. This position will achieve these goals in alignment with Advito Practice Area Leaders, BCD Product Planning and Marketing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
_Global Technology Strategy_
+ Investigate and provide options and recommendations to enable Advito's near and long term technology strategies including options provided by third parties
+ Align Advito's overall technology strategy with Advito Practice Area Leaders ,Advito Product Development, BCD Travel Product Planning and Marketing
+ Create and manage Advito's global technology roadmap from concept through rollout
+ Identify and develop technology synergies across practice areas and with BCD Travel
+ Ensure strong ROI impact on client revenue and internal costs from technology investments and resources
_Global Technology Development and Oversight_
+ Manage third-party relationships and contracts
+ Develop and manage Advito's capital budget
+ Manage technology development within Advito's capital budget framework and stated timelines
+ Develop requirements and specifications for new systems to be implemented within the Advito organization
+ Ensure continuous support for Advito's existing tools and technologies
_Staff Development_
+ Manage a global team of technology specialists, outsourced resources and ad-hoc project teams
+ Provide coaching and mentoring for learning, development and career path options and requirements
+ Document team performance for use in performance appraisals
+ BS/BA degree required
+ A minimum of 8 years combined experience in business solutions, technology strategy, supplier management, consulting and distribution
+ Corporate Travel/Travel Technology experience strongly preferred
+ Familiar with Agile project development
+ Familiar with Minimum Viable Product development
+ Experience in managing third-party relationships and contracts
+ Experience with data visualization tools and methodologies
+ Exceptional project management and customer service
+ Exceptional analytical and communication skills
+ Exceptionally advanced Excel, Access skills required
+ High proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, data/analytical software required
+ Highly developed problem solving and decision making capabilities
+ Highly creative - ability to think out of the box and to brainstorm new approaches problem resolution
+ Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
+ Self -motivated and goal oriented
+ Ability to build consensus on strategic direction of products and services
Field of Interest Category: IT / Telecom
Percent of Travel: 1-25%
Relocation: No
Languages Required: 950832c521df4f929befd49b5639c7b1

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