Establishes the vision, leadership, and standards required to enable Reyes Holdings IT shared services to plan and execute infrastructure projects and support enterprise application solutions with excellence. Leading the RH IT infrastructure projects and enterprise application solutions organization will require building a high performance culture to help advance progress for Reyes Holdings family of businesses. Responsibilities include coordinating demand across business unit and enterprise IT teams, integrating technology requirements and resource demands into high quality project plans that enable business initiatives and architectural roadmaps, and managing organizational changes to limit the risk of business impact. The successful candidate will establish the project standards playbook that defines how a high-performing projects organization plans and executes work. The candidate will need to establish strong relationships with business unit IT leaders, partnerships with system integrators, and practices to manage demand across the enterprise. A candidate's ability to navigate across multi-business units will be the key to ensuring that the projects organization delivers on its commitments.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Oversees Infrastructure Projects Function
Sets the vision, strategy and leadership for the IT infrastructure projects organization for Reyes Holdings IT
Manages relationships with all Business unit and corporate IT teams to ensure project plans are robust while technologies leverage architectural roadmaps and standards
Develops the IT project management playbook and ensures all projects adhere to that standard
Plans and executes all infrastructure projects required to enable integration of Mergers & Acquisitions
Oversees a standard set of service delivery tools and processes that will provide the right level of governance for RH IT teams, and that will support the goal of project delivery excellence
Develops relationships with integration partners to ensure skilled resources can ramp to meet our demand
Incorporates integration partners into the overarching IT projects sourcing and demand planning model
Oversees and monitors integration partner and internal team performance and challenges
Effectively manages project delivery risks including contingencies and mitigation strategies
Business Planning & Project Management
Partners with the Finance organization to support rigorous business case development, accurate project estimating and planning, and financial risk and opportunity management for our projects portfolio
Accountable for the infrastructure project delivery that helps enable broader business unit initiatives
Defines and executes work planning and demand management practices enabling alignment with business unit IT plans and delivery expectations
Ensures accurate project estimates and contingencies are developed
Ensures transparent project and financial status is communicated effectively to all stakeholders
Incorporates quality assurance, risk management, and security into all project delivery requirements
Integrates Dev Ops into the overall IT service delivery capability and IT projects playbook
Establishing & Implementing Standards
Ensures IT standards and processes (i.e., IT Governance, Technology Architecture, Standard Processes, etc.) for IT project delivery are defined and drive continuous improvement
Supports the broader organization through financial planning activities including annual budgeting, monthly forecasting, planning resources, and following all corporate policies and procedures
Building High-Performing Teams
Creates vision, clear direction and strategy for the team
Defines processes and organizational structure of the Infrastructure Projects and Enterprise Solutions team
Establishes, manages and coaches team with clear objectives and performance expectations
Attracts, motivates, develops, and retains highly skilled team members
Monitors and improves team efficiency, effectiveness and impact
Demonstrates and fosters enterprise-wide thinking across all teams
Creates an environment that values employees and encourages open communication and teamwork
Serves as a role model by demonstrating a commitment to company values and high performance results
Develops employee's skills and capabilities to create a strong bench of talent and succession candidates
Executing with Excellence
Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work; initiates and focuses the efforts of self and/or others toward the goal
Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.
Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of employee decision making and action.
Manages the change process on an ongoing basis. Taking steps to remove barriers and accelerate change
Understands complex problems and develops strategies to simplify and resolve
Conveys confidence and commands respect from others; Represents the company well
Develops plans with innovative approaches combined with systematic evaluation methods to drive results
Develops relationships with employees and businesses; explores partnership opportunities; influences and leverages corporate shared services to achieve objectives
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Hands on experience with multiple project delivery techniques
Demonstrated success leading large-scale initiatives/transformations
Experience managing enterprise application portfolios throughout the full life cycle
Experience setting the strategic direction and performing annual planning for one or more functions
Leading M&A information technology integration projects across a global geographical business
Experience with IT outsourcing and vendor performance management
Strong process management, negotiating, influencing and problem resolution skills
Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Knowledge of a food and beverage distribution business and requirements
Demonstrated ability to assess business partner requirements and creatively approach solutions
Communicate technology and application life cycles to business leaders and organizations
Accomplish results through others by leveraging relationships and effective controls
Graduate/post graduate degree
Required Skills and Experience:
Deep experience in networking, hardware, operating systems, cloud, middleware and database technologies
Ten (10+) years of infrastructure engineering, operations, or projects experience with a minimum of five (5) years at a leadership level
Five (5+) years overseeing infrastructure technology projects associated with upgrading IT's core capabilities
Successful track record managing across a matrixed organization required to deliver on complex projects
Experience managing cross-functional, outsourced, and matrixed teams and resources.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical ideas in the language of the business
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technology field
Ability to travel as necessary (less than 10% of time).
Exudes the natural and political wherewithal to cross organizational/cultural boundaries while establishing creditability and perceived value.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selects, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.