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IT Director of Global Business Applications

Company: Quorum Software
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

IT Director of Global Business ApplicationsLocation: Houston, Texas or US RemoteModel of Work: Hybrid if located in Houston, TX or Remote with Travel if the work location is US - RemoteAre you excited by challenges?Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, international and dynamic environment?Then now is the time to join Quorum Software, a rapidly growing company and industry leader in oil & gas transformation.Quorum Software is the world's largest provider of digital technology focused solely on business workflows that empower the next evolution of energy. From emerging companies to supermajors, throughout every region of the globe, customers rely on Quorum's proven innovation and unmatched global expertise to streamline business operations and make data-driven decisions that optimize profitability and growth. Our industry-leading solutions are transforming energy companies across the entire value chain, helping visionary leaders evolve their organizations into modern energy companies.OverviewQuorum is looking for an -IT Director, Global Business Applications -to join our growing Information Technology Team. -This position reports directlyto the CIO & Vice President, Information Technology, andwill leadthe Applications function for Quorum Software. He/she will be responsible for developing the applications strategy and roadmap as well as delivery and ongoing support for mission critical systems. Ideal candidates will have a broad-based applications background with leading technologies including a strong Oracle NetSuite and salesforce.com track record. Working closely with key business stakeholders and other IT leaders, he/she will drive the implementation of global applications capabilities that bring scale to Quorum Software in support of a rapid growth agenda. This is an exciting opportunity for technology and business focused leaders who are passionate about working for a complex, growing organization.Responsibilities

  • This role will collaborate with key Quorum business functions and other IT leaders to deliver the business objectives and contribute to operational excellence. The IT Director, Global Business Applications will lead, plan, organize, and direct the activities of the applications teams to deliver, maintain, and support the applications and services needed to support Quorum.
  • Lead the deployment of large-scale, global programs such as the roll out of Oracle NetSuite, salesforce.com, and other strategic applications.
  • Manage a team of application managers, developers, system analysts, and outsourced partners comprising Application Services -- Develop the team, their skills and abilities
  • Provide thought leadership and influence to enable the Application Services team to embody digital business capabilities.
  • Liaise with IT Business Partners, functional and operational leaders, and business executives to develop the applications roadmap/strategy and manage project and enhancement pipelines
  • Partner with global counterparts in other regions to develop a global applications strategy in line with the target enterprise architecture
  • Collaborate with project teams and application/service transition team to ensure that new services and upgrades are implemented without adverse impact the company's critical core system.
  • Build, manage, coach, and mentor a global team.
  • Manage operating and project budgets effectively - plan, forecast future needs and develop multi-year roadmaps
  • Negotiate and oversee vendor contracts for maintenance, implementation, operations, and ongoing support as required to ensure project deliverables and applications SLAs are met in cost effective ways
  • Participate in the strategy and execution of business continuity / disaster recovery planning and testing
  • Conduct periodic evaluation of global licenses ensuring appropriate licensing levels, re-evaluating needs, and confirming cost / budget alignment
  • Design, develop, and implement standards in his/her area of responsibility
  • Establish and direct the applications release management processes
  • Responsible for applications production control, release and change management, ensuring all approvals and protocols are met before moving to production systems
  • Develop plans to identify and fix root causes of application outages and incidents following agreed upon change control and release management processes.
  • Act as point of escalation for IT service delivery concerns from the business and IT management, ensuring business impacts are identified and discussed.
  • And other duties as assigned.Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in technology, Business or Finance; preference for an MBA
    • Ten years of Enterprise Application Leadership/Product Ownership, responsible for the implementation and support of complex systems addressing ERP and ADP HCM functions
    • Seven years of hands-on experience in project delivery, requirement specifications, solution design and architecture, application configuration and subject matter expert coaching
    • Hands on applications experience with one or more leading technologies in CRM (salesforce.com preferred), Digital, and Data & Analytics
    • Three years of leading Oracle NetSuite deployments
    • Five years of people management and leadership experience
    • Solutions provider attitude: partner with the business to discover the best overall solution
    • Gifted at working with all levels of business: C-level executives, Senior Business Leaders, Third party solution partners and FTC / FTE project resources alike
    • Compelling experience managing complex enterprise initiatives with strong business process familiarity in finance, payroll, and human resources
    • Strong working knowledge with multi-national operations and public companies
    • Experience developing technology strategies to drive functional efficiencies and increase the business value extracted from our Oracle NetSuite application suite and Salesforce.com.
    • Superior conceptual, analytical, change management and organizational skills
    • Financial acumen with experience managing operating and project budgets, development of business cases
    • Contract negotiation and vendor management experience
    • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills.
    • Superior verbal, written, and presentation skills
    • Exceptional leadership, relationship development and influencing skills.
    • Ability to analyze and interpret critical path, draw conclusions, and prepare clear and concise analyses and recommendations.
    • 20% travel - some international
    • This can be a remote positionPreferred Skills
      • Agile and dev/ops experience preferred
      • ITIL Foundations or more advanced level of ITIL certification preferredAdditional Details
        • Salary commensurate with experience ($135,000 - $215,000 US Dollars) with bi-weekly pay via direct deposit.Posted salary ranges are made in good faith.Quorum Software reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications, experience, training, work history, and geographic location of the selected candidate.
        • Background Check: The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances: Criminal History Check, Education Verification, Employment Verification, Driver's License Verification and passport/ID validation.
        • Visa Sponsorship: Employment eligibility to work with Quorum Software in the United States is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position. The successful candidate will be required to ensure they maintain and renew any visas or permits that grant employment eligibility where applicable.About Quorum SoftwareQuorum Software connects people and information across the energy value chain. Twenty years ago, we built the first software for gas plant accountants. Pipeline operators came next, followed by land administrators, pumpers, and planners. Since 1998, Quorum has helped thousands of energy workers with business workflows that optimize profitability and growth. Our vision for the future connects the global energy ecosystem through cloud-first software, data standards, and integration. The trusted source of decision-ready data for 1,800+ companies, Quorum Software makes the essential connections that let us work better together in the connected energy workplace. For more information, visit -.Diversity Statement: -At Quorum, we are committed to fostering, -cultivating -and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. - We want to be the place where a diverse pool of talented people -join -us, stay with us and do their best work. - With a diverse team of employees, we grow and learn better together. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents not only part of our culture, but our reputation and our achievements. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other characteristics that make us unique.We have a DEI committee focused on Culture, Advocacy and Talent, have company-wide Unconscious Bias training and more.Quorum Business Solutions and Quorum Software are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a member of the Human Resources Department

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