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VP of Technology Transformation

Norcross, GA, USA | FLEETCOR

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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The VP of Technology Transformation will be instrumental in driving change and implementing Fleetcor’s technology and architecture strategy in the focus areas of innovation, process automation, SAAS and Data Platforms. In partnership with the Product, Architecture, Engineering, Technical Operations, and Business Functional areas, the VP of Technology Transformation will build and help deliver on the enterprise's technology transformation agenda. Key objectives for the role include transformation thought leadership, cross-functional program management, and the development and execution of major components of the technology strategy.


Lead execution of the Transformation Fleetcor’s software and data platform portfolio to achieve scope, schedule, financial and quality commitments through operating a metrics-based management system

Drive strategic initiatives to ensure project execution across the enterprise

Synthesize technology needs across all business to define a holistic roadmap for the enterprise

Lead the creation and continuous improvement of the technology's team's annual delivery calendar and roadmap; revise roadmap (3-5 year horizon) on at least an annual basis and support with capital requirement estimates and business cases

Work with product, architecture, the heads of business unit and business stakeholders to develop a long-term strategy, ensuring that their ambition is aligned to Fleetcor’s strategic goals

Recommend, develop and implement technology/digital strategies to ensure that technology/digital efforts are integrated seamlessly into business plans

Ensure that corporate strategies are translated and delivered effectively into redesigned business process and technical solutions

Align, track and ensure proper execution of applications, business process changes, operational readiness in alignment with technology/digital transformation initiatives

Capture, aggregate, and prioritize a portfolio of IT investments to enable the technology/digital capabilities roadmap

Champion technology/digital operation's priorities through IT investment portfolio governance process to ensure alignment of projects with business objectives

Key advisor to the SVP of Architecture and other technology leaders

Lead and work in cross-functional teams to evaluate, provide insight and drive strategic outcomes that have the greatest impact on the company; enable the transfer of strategic ideas into operational decisions

Responsible for related budget that would include both the strategic and operational spend

Infuse forward thinking, new technology and enhancements with an eye to ROI

Partner with the Fleetcor’s leadership team in enabling overall IT initiatives

Champion and communicate Fleetcor’s technology/digital strategy to internal and external audiences.

Formulates and drives the operational agenda, culture, and development of their organization

Lead and be accountable for delivering business outcomes committed to and through investment planning and production management

Demonstrate ability to influence and motivate large, diverse audiences and foster an inclusive environment

Develop mentoring and coaching skills in others aligned to long-term workforce strategies

Define and sustain an environment in which personnel can maximize their potential

Build and develop diverse, high performance teams

Responsible for actively helping to shape and manage overall employee engagement, morale and alignment to corporate values

Responsible for the growth and development of each group's team based on the needs of the business, workforce risks, and the established sourcing strategies in order to proactively manage overall capacity and capabilities

Be an integral member of the Technology leadership team


Minimum of 10 years of IT delivery management and leadership experience required with a minimum of 3-5+ years of leading significant and complex project portfolios of work and multiple IT end to end operational teams

Experience leading technology/business transformation initiatives

Experience building business roadmaps with an emphasis on technology selection and IT implementation/transformation

Experience working in an extremely fast-paced organization while effectively spanning multiple business units

Proven ability to translate broad corporate next generation strategies into clear, specific business deliverables and solutions

Insights into consumer trends and disruptive technology, using data and evidence to define impact on businesses

Demonstrated track record of building and leading high-performing teams toward the successful attainment of challenging goals in support of the corporate business strategy with strong results orientation and sense of urgency

Proven ability to attract, develop and retain the best talent

Resilient and innovative leader who is able to work in an entrepreneurial environment


Stays true to values, regardless of internal or external pressures

Exhibits foresight to identify and diffuse conflicts before they occur

Exceptional communication skills both oral and written including executive level

Ability to quickly learn all aspects of our business

Strategic and insightful in their thinking, with good judgment and an intuitive sense of where to look for opportunities to support the business from a technology standpoint

Decisive, but open-minded

Able to trade-off the risks and rewards in a particular situation while also considering the big picture of company-wide impact, industry trends, and strategic implications

Able to achieve credibility and provide guidance to senior leaders within IT and the business areas

Holds a proven track record of working hand-in-hand with other leaders, rolling up their sleeves (if needed) to get the job done.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field; Master's degree preferred


Must be highly driven with a passion for developing teams that deliver and help the organization transform; track record of finding and cultivating outstanding technical talent.

Practitioner-level skills in architecture, software development, software release management, version control, and business continuity capabilities.

Demonstrated ability to gather/synthesize market information and customer research to drive business planning and strategy; highly analytical approach to decision making and prioritization

Capable of meeting established expectations and takes responsibility for achieving results; encourages others to do the same.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to coach others.

Strong collaboration & negotiation skills, showing ability to influence without ownership; strongly held worldview

Proven success in establishing key performance indicators, metrics, and focus to drive software development best practices.

Ability to gain support and trust across the organization to achieve agreed upon business outcomes.

Ability to work within a high-growth, fast paced culture.

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