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Vice President-Supply Chain Information Technology, VSP Vision Care

Date: 
Req ID:  35106
Division:  Information Technology
Location: 

Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670 Sacramento, CA, 95670

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Manages the Information Technology relationship between Global Technology Solutions (GTS) and the eyewear product supply chain lines of business (LOBs) working with the LOB President and direct report level.

Essential Functions

Manages the GTS relationships with the eyewear product supply chain lines of business providing technology solutions in support of the Supply Chain and other operations for these companies

 

Aligns GTS strategy in support of the LOB strategies, leveraging current architectural standards and emerging technologies

 

Manages the SAP/ERP support team in support of the Supply Chain and other shared services across all VSP companies (Finance, HR, Billing, etc.)

 

Works with Enterprise Architecture teams to develop the 3-5-year SAP/ERP roadmap including the migration to SAP S4

 

Selects and implements technology solutions to streamline internal operations, optimize strategic benefits and improve the customer experience

 

Ensures the delivery of software solutions quickly and efficiently, leveraging agile methodologies, according business project prioritization to enable speed to market. Includes B2B eCommerce and the digitization of the supply chain

 

Partners with the other members of the office of the CTO to support innovation, data analytics and security capabilities required to support LOB operations

 

Ensures critical systems for the eyewear product supply chain LOBs and those of any interfacing systems for other LOBs are adequately covered by a Disaster Recovery Plan

 

Protect VSP assets by following security standards and monitoring policies and industry best practices

 

Develop the divisional budget and monitor expenses to ensure costs are within established levels

 

Oversee the hiring and interviewing process for open positions within the division ensuring that the most qualified candidates are selected

 

Ensure effective communications are maintained within the division and externally where appropriate; inform employees of plans and progress

 

Monitor performance of direct reports; provide prompt and objective coaching and counseling; conduct performance reviews

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience

 

Fifteen years’ experience in information technology with mastery of best practices, methodologies, and governance

 

Fifteen years of management experience

 

Demonstrated ability to effectively set vision and strategy, drive performance and consistently produce tangible results

 

A strong leader who knows how to motivate, manage, and up-level a team, solve technical problems methodically, interface with customers, and have a maniacal attention to detail and optimization

 

Demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate across the organization with key internal and external business leaders, partners, suppliers and customers

 

Demonstrated ability to work through ambiguity, implementing structure and paths to broad organizational initiatives

 

Capacity to quickly embrace and cascade change throughout the organization and ensure direct reports and employees are committed to do the same

 

Proven experience managing successful vendor relationships with examples of creativity and thoughtful process in managing commitments, licensing agreements, maintenance and support agreements

 

Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job grade.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Information Technology, Supply Chain, ERP, Supply, Healthcare, Technology, Operations

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