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Director of IT - #8005S

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Job Description: 

Are you the type of individual who thrives on delving into data and unlocking the potential of technology to drive business growth? If this description suits you, our client warmly invites you to assume the pivotal role of their IT Director. In this capacity, you will be at the forefront of crafting, executing, and steering the organization's technology systems and infrastructure. More than a mere team member, you'll play a pivotal role as an essential architect, propelling the art of technology to elevate their operations and pave the way for success.

Our esteemed client is far from being a typical participant in the produce industry. They are recognized trailblazers who continuously challenge boundaries and are now fully committed to embracing the opportunities presented by the digital revolution. Their unwavering focus centers on refining processes and programs to inject dynamism into their business. And the remarkable part? They are steadfast in their dedication to leveraging technology to maximize productivity and cultivate an environment that inspires greatness. This is your chance to join them on this transformative journey.

Visualize yourself as the commander-in-chief of technological innovation and expansion. You'll engage collaboratively with the existing team, ensuring they operate at peak performance, while also potentially leading the integration of new talent. From formulating strategic blueprints to seamless execution, your leadership will steer the course. Empowered by your technological acumen, your influence will ripple throughout the organization, igniting a journey toward new heights.

Are you driven by the prospect of pushing boundaries? Do you find gratification in dissecting numbers and steering technology toward triumph? If your strengths encompass analytical acumen, astute leadership, and a talent for envisaging the grand scheme, this role is your stage to shine. As the IT Director, you'll etch your mark by crafting a narrative of tech-enabled success that propels the organization toward uncharted territories.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Strategy and Planning: Develop and execute the IT strategy coordinated with business objectives. Collaborate with senior management for technology-driven solutions.
  • Technology Infrastructure: Lead design, implementation, and management of IT infrastructure. Evaluate and recommend solutions aligned with needs.
  • Information Security: Champion robust security measures and stay updated on data privacy regulations.
  • Team Leadership: Build and guide the IT team, fostering a culture of innovation and growth. Mentor team for professional advancement.
  • Budgeting and Resource Management: Develop and manage IT budget, optimizing spending for strategic initiatives.
  • Project Management: Oversee IT projects, ensuring stakeholder expectations, timeliness, and budget adherence.
  • Vendor and Stakeholder Management: Collaborate with vendors, negotiate contracts, and liaise for technology requirements.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Proven 5+ years of experience in IT management and leadership roles.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure, systems, and networking.
  • Strong understanding of information security best practices and compliance.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and critical thinking skills.
  • Project management expertise with a history of successful outcomes.
  • Experience in budgeting, resource management, and strategic alignment.
  • Familiarity with industry standards, regulations, and emerging IT trends.

This Job has a $1,000 Referral Reward!


If you would like to discuss this job opportunity in 100% confidentiality with a Joe Produce Search Consultant, please call Recruiting at 855-563-7763, or email

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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