Job Title:

Director of IT


Legacy Bowes Group


Winnipeg, MB

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Our client is seeking a Director of Information Technology.


  • Developing a long and short term IT plan outlining the Company’s Enterprise Architecture, hardware strategy, support solutions, enterprise information management, disaster recovery, business continuity and telecommunications requirements
  • Support the business to implement digital consumer facing solutions (website, consumer apps for mobile/desktop, e-commerce, etc.)
  • Work with the leadership team to source, identify, evaluate and select any new systems as required
  • Work with the executive team to identify, evaluate and select back office technologies to support a scalable back office platform
  • Identify technology tools to improve productivity
  • Responsible for the hiring, development and management of IT personnel and activities in the organization including assigning work and reviewing performance
  • Develop plans, policies and practices for the internal use of IT systems
  • Ensure the smooth running and availability of all IT systems in support of daily operations including the provision of effective daily support and advice to all company system users
  • Establish a high level of communication, collaboration and support for all Managers in the planning and execution of their IT requirements
  • Develop and manage IT budgets within approved plans obtaining competitive prices from suppliers where appropriate, to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Provide secure access to the network for remote users and ensure both the security and integrity of data
  • Apply continuous improvement practices in the review of all IT systems to ensure the company continues to advance in the application of effective technology by addressing gaps in performance
  • Manage and coordinate all IT related projects, including any outsourcing services required
  • Manage the scheduling of upgrades and security backups of hardware and software systems
  • Maintain a current knowledge of technology developments that may be of value

Education & Experience

  • +10 years’ experience in IT management
  • Post-secondary education in Information Technology
  • Experience executing and supporting ERP, POS, GA, HRIS and procurement systems

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent team leader, member and mentor
  • Highly customer focused with the ability to effectively balance conflicting priorities
  • High level of business acumen
  • Action oriented with good common sense approach to problem solving
  • Keen desire to support the growth of direct reports and work colleagues 

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Teri Berry, Senior Consultant, Legacy Bowes Group at (204) 934?8822.


If you believe you can make a strong contribution as the Director of Information Technology, please submit your resume in confidence to quoting position #183101.

Quote Job Reference: 183101

Posted 2018-02-01

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