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VP of Information Technology

Reports to: EVP of Operations

Position Description

The VP of Information Technology manages a team that is responsible for: software development, information technologies, maintenance of Next Level Performance software platforms and solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of IT staff, software development team, business intelligence, and security compliance team as part of daily operations
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology, compliance, and security standards
  • Creation and management of budgets at the departmental level
  • Maintain current knowledge of ISO 27001, PCI, and GDPR compliance critical to both domestic and international sides of the business
  • Fluent with Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, ETL Processes, and their application to product offerings across the organization
  • Preparation for important internal and external meetings and events including proposals as needed
  • Collaborate with Leadership Team members to determine and prioritize business strategies and facilitate workflows to advance them
  • Support the shaping and framing of key strategic priorities while pulling together the technology services strategic view, as well as support the operationalization of the different strategies
  • Collaborate with team to appropriately measure and communicate performance
  • Provide recommendation and consultation to improve team efficiency and effectiveness
  • Form and maintains strategic relationships and partnership with leaders and stakeholders across company.
  • Work closely with Marketing Communications team to manage the branding of technology services through client applications


      • S. Degree, Masters preferred
      • Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle and project management methodologies
      • Experience managing large, complex budgets
      • 10+ years management of software development team with a focus on enterprise platforms
      • Detail oriented, solid problem-solving skills, motivated and team focused
      • Knowledge of technology industry
      • Track record of driving strategic initiatives and thought leadership
      • Track record of driving business value
      • Ability to understand the global and regional strategic goals and priorities and how the portfolio supports them
      • Strong knowledge of program and project management processes and financial processes are required
      • Must be highly analytical with a focus on business results
      • Must be able to partner and engage with a cross-section of people at multiple levels of the organization
      • Must be results driven with the ability to effectively execute a variety of activities concurrently across local and global organizations
      • Experience with loyalty/incentive rewards software platforms
      • Strong presentation, facilitation and communication skills and the ability to influence without authority are required
      • Ability to translate data into information for executive audiences
      • Ability to influence and guide senior leadership teams
      • Outstanding relationship and communication skills, excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills with the ability to convey complex ideas to diverse audiences
      • Experience in working with multiple competing stakeholders and priorities
      • Ability to influence, negotiate and communicate with both external customers and internal stakeholders
      • Leader who believes the Next Level CARES core values (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Ethics, and Service)
      • Experience with Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Data Factory, Microsoft Power BI, Azure Synapse

                        Direct Report(s) 

                        • Manager of Software development (manages local and offshore resources)
                        • System Administrator

                        Managed Resources 

                        • External Security Team


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