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Information Technology


Chief Technology Officer  Remote, FL  Posted: 1/2/2024
Job Description

Job ID#:

33

Job Category:

Information Technology


Chief Technology Officer - REMOTE WORK FROM HOME  

 

ABOUT US 

Elevation Capital - Venture Capital & Private Equity is a group of internationally impactful companies spanning consumer packaged goods, hospitality, technology, non-profit, and venture funding. With staff and markets in the US, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean, this group jointly serves a global vision to create an evolved world where humanity serves our highest purpose. Our mission is to create and deploy capital for a better world. We are a community of trailblazers who consistently raise the bar. Our commitment to excellence is unwavering, and we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry. As a CTO at Elevation Capital, you will have the opportunity to drive transformative change and shape the technological landscape of our industry. 

 

WHAT SETS US APART

A culture that thrives on pushing boundaries and setting new standards. A track record of success, driven by a team of the brightest minds in the field. Projects and initiatives that challenge the status quo and redefine what's possible.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO 

In this role, you'll lead the charge in developing and implementing technology strategies for our group and its wholly owned portfolio companies. Your primary focus will revolve around enhancing systems integration, ensuring efficiency, fortifying security measures, and harnessing automation and AI to drive optimization, significantly reducing the need for extensive hiring during our growth phases.

 

You'll take ownership of crafting the overarching IT strategy for our largest operating company. Your responsibilities will extend to managing intricate interactions with multiple external partners, vendors, and service providers, supporting a workforce of 150 FT/PT staff members. Despite external resources such as a professional services help desk and various systems vendors, your approach will be hands-on. From overseeing on-site home and office network hardware installations and security protocols to orchestrating the implementation of ERP/MRP/ATS systems within our Consumer Packaged Goods environment, you'll be intricately involved in these vital technological deployments.

 

Moreover, beyond the technical realm, your role extends to project management, guiding various technology projects across departments, managing relationships with diverse firms, and providing comprehensive executive-level reporting on technology strategies and their impacts. Facilitating staff enablement through education on IT processes, organizing data effectively, streamlining systems processes, and leveraging AI to optimize operations and diminish the necessity for extensive hiring will be key facets of your role. Lastly, your goal will be to simplify IT, making systems user-friendly and seamlessly integrated into daily operations.

 

WHO YOU ARE 

Intelligent - You have a way of figuring things out independently, a creative problem solver. Intelligent people like to talk with you because you are bright and insightful.  You can see forward and play chess, not checkers, with the ability to envision end outcomes and drive execution to that finish line on time and on budget. 

Organized - You are very organized and can multitask between system, objectives, leaders and companies in an organized and proactive fashion. You can map and organize short and long term objectives, deploying priorities and tracking vendors and staff to accountability. 

Powerful Communicator: You are fluent and highly capable in English with the ability to work with people of all knowledge levels to achieve results and get along. You are highly adept at communicating project and program progress in visual project management tools and frameworks at an executive level. 

Experienced - You have experience running multibusiness,, multi location, multi layered, IT environments with at least 100 people and 5-25 locations. You have deep project management experience and IT strategy.    

Fast Paced - You move incredibly fast and have a strong work ethic. You are prepared and have what it takes to support a 24/7 global organization ensuring uptime and efficiency. While moving fast you have a very high standard of work precision with error free judgment and execution. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Develop and implement a technology vision and strategy that aligns with the overall business goals.
  • Stay abreast of new trends and technologies and assess their potential impact on the company.
  • Ensure the reliability and scalability of IT infrastructure and operations.
  • Oversee the management of technology resources and budget.
  • Develop objectives and strategies for the implementation of innovative solutions while optimizing existing systems, applications, and information
  • Identifying, comparing, selecting, and implementing technology solutions and partnerships to meet current and future needs
  • Develop and enforce policies and procedures for IT security, risk management, and data privacy.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Work closely with other C-level executives and business units to integrate technology with business strategies.
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners, management, staff, and stakeholders.
  • Oversee multiple technology projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, within scope, and budget.
  • Manage relationships with technology vendors and partners.
  • Adapt technology strategies in response to changing business needs and technological advancements.

 
Job Requirements

 

 WHAT YOU'LL BRING 

  • 8 + years of experience, and at least 3+ years of proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role
  • 5+ Years experience developing and implementing a strategic technology vision aligned with the company's business goals.
  • 5+ year experience working for a visionary entrepreneur driven company and understanding how to hire within it, demonstrated success with minimum 2 years on founder interactions
  • Project management skills, Gantt charts, pert, timelines, official project management and project portfolio management experience.  
  • Master juggler of all tasks, can provide specific details, strong track record of organizing complicated projects within tight timelines, stores things in organized fashion, communicates in clear and concise fashion, able to communicate complex topics to executives in a simplified manner 
  • Proven expertise in  Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) , ERP(NetSuite), and other business systems
  • Previous leadership experience within the technology field
  • Demonstrated success in developing robust technology strategies
  • Proven experience in managing and scaling technology infrastructure to support business operations.
  • Aptitude for managing technology budgets and resources effectively.
  • Proficiency in managing complex technology projects, ensuring timely and within-budget delivery.
  • A track record of innovation and adaptability to emerging technologies and market changes.
  • Strong leadership skills to build, guide, and inspire the technology team.
  • Experience in managing relationships with technology vendors and partners

 




 

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