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Chief Information Officer

Irvine, CA, USA | Athens Services

  • Industry:
    Energy / Renewable Energy / Oil & Gas
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Information Officer will be responsible for all aspects of Information Technology in the Company including all software applications, computer hardware, cyber security, data bases, and connectivity of the various locations of the Company. The CIO will be a business partner with the management team with the responsibility to effectively support the ongoing IT needs of the business as well as creating and implementing a strategic vision for the implementation of a fully integrated ERP platform across the Company. The ability to effectively work with the leadership team and the Board of Directors in understanding both the current and long term needs of the business as well as bringing innovative new ideas and technologies is critical to the success of the role.  

Essential Job Functions Include

Maintain the effective deployment and support for all software applications used by the Company including version upgrades, network infrastructure, and security.

Provide proactive partnership with the executive leadership team to understand the IT needs and requirements of the ongoing operations of the Company as well as existing projects which need the support of IT

Analyze the technology currently in use to ensure efficiency, accuracy and security.

Stay current with the latest developments and capabilities of IT including artificial intelligence and data analytics

Lead a companywide effort to create a road map and vision for a fully integrated ERP platform for the Company to support future growth of the Company. This effort includes obtaining alignment of all key stakeholders as well as obtaining board approval for the project. 

Oversee projects and assignments within the IS department.

Communicate goals, projects, and timelines of the company to the department; plan ways to execute those goals within the department; and conduct performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

Identify new IS developments and technologies; anticipate resulting organizational Organizationifications.

Ensure that IS and network infrastructure adequately support the company’s computing, data processing, reporting and communications needs.

Develop and manage the IS budget.

Ensure compliance with government regulations that apply to systems operations.

Manage outsider vendors and contractors providing IS services.

Maintain security of company information and information systems.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Environmental Demands

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology or other related degree.

At least 10 years of experience in administration of information systems and technology, with increasing level of responsibility throughout.

Successful ERP implementation in a similar size Company as Athens.

Problem solving, and experience in strategic planning and execution.

Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 

Excellent ability to conceptualize long-term business goals and develop orderly processes to accomplish those goals.

Excellent managerial, leadership, and coaching skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Waste industry experience.

Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Information Technology. 

Environmental Demands

Traveling between and among facilities

Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors and noise occasionally.

Exposure to grease, oil, chemicals, and wet conditions occasionally.

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