Job Details
Posted Date:
March 13, 2024
Job ID:
St. Louis , MO
10 years
Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #45808

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Chief Information Officer (CIO). Do you have proven experience as a CIO or similar executive leadership role in a complex organization, preferably in the real estate or construction industry? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

We are searching for a seasoned and dynamic Chief Information Officer (CIO) to spearhead the information technology strategy and operations of our full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build, and construction firm. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader with a track record of implementing innovative technological solutions to drive business growth and operational efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Develop and execute the company's overall IT strategy aligned with business objectives.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to identify opportunities for leveraging technology to enhance competitiveness and drive revenue growth.
  • Lead the evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies relevant to the real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build, and construction industries.

IT Governance and Compliance:

  • Establish and enforce IT policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Oversee IT risk management activities and implement appropriate controls to mitigate cybersecurity threats and data breaches.
  • Ensure the organization's information assets' integrity, confidentiality, and availability.

Team Management:

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to a diverse team of IT professionals, including developers, system administrators, and support staff.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning within the IT department.
  • Set clear performance expectations, conduct regular performance evaluations, and identify opportunities for professional development.

Technology Infrastructure:

  • Manage the design, implementation, and maintenance of the company's technology infrastructure, including networks, servers, and cloud services.
  • Evaluate and select software applications and tools that support business operations and improve productivity.
  • Monitor system performance and scalability and implement measures to optimize performance and ensure uptime.

IT Project Management:

  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of IT projects within scope, budget, and timeline constraints.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, priorities, and success criteria.
  • Communicate project status, risks, and issues to stakeholders and executive leadership.

Vendor Management:

  • Manage relationships with third-party vendors and service providers, ensuring compliance with contractual and service level agreements.
  • Evaluate vendor performance and negotiate favorable terms for software licenses, subscriptions, and support contracts.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a CIO or similar executive leadership role in a complex organization, preferably in the real estate or construction industry.
  • Strong strategic planning and business acumen, with the ability to align IT initiatives with organizational goals.
  • Deep understanding of information security principles and best practices, including regulatory compliance requirements (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA).
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve ambitious goals.
  • Experience managing large-scale IT projects and driving digital transformation initiatives.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Familiarity with enterprise architecture frameworks (e.g., TOGAF, Zachman) and ITIL practices.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or PMP are a plus

Pay: $210,000 – $300,000 /yr.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

Keywords: CIO, Information Technology, Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering, Design-Build, Construction, Strategic Leadership, IT Governance, Compliance, Cybersecurity, Team Management, Technology Infrastructure, Project Management, Vendor Management

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All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

Pay ranges are influenced by candidate qualifications, experience, and role specifics, with the actual rate determined considering skills, market conditions, and are subject to change by the employer; pay negotiations follow all state and federal legal guidelines.

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