The VP of Technology will provide the strategic vision and
leadership across all aspects of IT at GBFB. This role is
responsible for overseeing all aspects of GBFB’s software
development, security, data, and application support. The VP of
Information Technology will act as an advisor to the executive team
on recommendations to streamline processes, workflows, systems, and
services through technology and will lead the development and
implementation of IT initiatives that are key strategic priorities
for the firm. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Manage the overall direction of the company’s technology
through strategic planning and evaluation..
Lead the evaluation of IT related functions, including
negotiating contracts for services, and oversee the successful
implementation of new technologies.
Evaluate technology trends and developments for business
opportunities and risks, and introduce strategies to capitalize on
these opportunities and to mitigate risks.
Support the identification and implementation of a flexible
technical architecture to support growth
Leads the technology governance activities to ensure close
partnership with the business and transparency in all technology initiatives.
Identify new opportunities to use technology to streamline
Collaborate with the Executive team and business leaders to
identify and implement technology-based solutions and policies
that support strategic and operational objectives.
Oversee creation of technology business plans in support of
business needs and technology strategy, partnering closely with
business leadership. Consistently delivers results against defined plans
Leverages external partners effectively in all aspects of
technology, from strategy through delivery. Able to manage complex
vendor relationships and hold vendors accountable for results.
Takes bold actions and is a change leader. Advocates for
change with confidence; takes ownership and personal
responsibility for implementing change, and leverages
communications, goals, resources, and metrics to ensure broader
understanding and accountability.
Provide management and oversight to employees within the IT Department.
Lead and Facilitate the IT Roadmap team and coordinate objectives.
Effectively manage operating expenses within the established
budget; continually reviewing opportunities for reducing expenses
and driving efficiencies. Identifies and recommends strategic
investments that have positive ROI.
Maintain CAPEX and OPEX budgets as well as processing and
oversight of IT purchases.
Oversee internal support and engineering resources to ensure
successful delivery of services to clients.
Establish a culture of security throughout the enterprise.
Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts with both
technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Create KPIs, goals, and metrics across the portfolio in order
to drive continuous improvement throughout the organization.
Perform other tasks as requested by the executive team.