Director of I.T (Informational Technology-Retail Industry) - Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60601

We're looking for Director of I.T (Informational Technology-Retail Industry) for a large retail client. Please see the job details below Position Director of I.T Location Chicago, IL Job Length Long Term Position Type Full Time with the Client Requirement Our client is looking for an experienced multi-unit Director of IT. This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in the ongoing success and scaling of one of fashion's most successful retail concepts. Poised for another record-breaking 2018, our client is well positioned to be the leading destination for women's fashion on a national scale. The Director of IT (Retail Industry) is responsible for the management, strategy, and delivery of IT systems and infrastructure for the organization. This position will manage a team to deliver technical solutions and the implementation of new IT systems and policies to meet company goals and objectives. Oversee the technological infrastructure in the organization to ensure optimal performance Planning and implementation of our ERP system Develop a team of IT specialists foster each individual's growth within the organization Ensure that all systems are performing accurately, and minimize outages and offline time companywide Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage and increase sales Analyze the costs, value and risks of new systems and technology, and provide sound, cost-effective recommendations to the owners and management Provide metrics, deadlines, and objectives to enhance the performance of all IT personnel Provide 'front line' support to all store locations (some travel required) Work in a consultative fashion with other departments, such as inventory, finance, and web sales as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness Create, implement, and enforce processes to achieve overall efficiency Qualifications BS degree in a related field REQUIRED Minimum 7 years' experience in the Information Technology arena, with management and strategic experience in the fieldminimum of 3 years of Experience overseeing large, complex, multi-unit IT programs (retailrestaurant preferred) 5+ years' experience with database platforms, server virtualization, security platforms, storagebackup platforms, and coding languages Skills Abilities Ability to actively communicate with all levels of staff Strategic thinking and execution - creating value for the entire company Extremely high organizational skills Visionary who can drive technological element toward sustained, scalable growth Excellent leadership ability Solid track record of meeting deadlines Ability to effectively troubleshoot remotely Thrives in a fast-paced and chaotic environment Willing to get hands dirty and multi-task Strong emotional intelligence and moral compass An accessible servant leader Strong work ethic with a willingness to work a demanding schedule, typical of Retail and IT Regards, Princeton IT Services