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Vice President, IT

Published: 2022-11-21
Department
FOSS Service Center
Bracka 25
00-028  Warszawa


Country
Poland

Would you like to work in a truly international organization with a high pace? Are you experienced within IT, and would you like to bring FOSS’ IT organization to its next level? Then read on…

We are looking for a Vice President for IT

FOSS is a family-owned, Danish company that has been in business for more than 65 years. We are the leading global provider of analytics for the food and agricultural industries.


An exciting challenge

FOSS’ IT is located in the center of Warsaw, Poland where we employ approx. 65 people.  

As VP of IT, you will be responsible for running the site – together with your 5 managers who will are responsible for support, infrastructure, security, projects & process, and business applications. IT supports approx. 1,600 users globally. Our most used applications are SAP, SalesForce (currently implementing), Microsoft, public web and our web shop. 

In our organization, IT is under “Product Management, Quality Assurance & Global IT” and reporting directly to the SVP of this areas, you will play an important part of defining and executing the IT strategy. You will be a center point for IT, and you will be in close contact with all parts of our organization.

The VP of IT oversees all the people, processes, and technologies within the IT organization to ensure they deliver outcomes that support the goals of the business. Digital is a core competency, so the VP IT plays a key leadership role in the critical strategic, technical and management initiatives — from information security to customer experience and leveraging data — that mitigate threats and drive business growth.

As VP for IT, your responsibilities will include tasks like: 

  • Set strategy for developing the IT organizational maturity, business interphases and efficiency
  • Design, develop, implement, and coordinate systems, policies and procedures – which also included identifying risks, problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems acting in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures

What do you bring?

We are expecting following background and experience: 

  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Expertise in data center management and data governance
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation 

We are looking for someone with an international mindset – and preferably experience in working within a global organization. Corporate language is English, but it is an advantage if you speak Polish. Since you will be managing a team of IT managers, we expect you to be an experience manager who can coach, lead, and motivate the employees to thrive and perform their best.

We offer

In this position, you will be able to work with a wide variety of tasks and a broad range of stakeholders. Most of all, you will be able to learn and grow, both professionally and personally. You will get an interesting job within a multicultural vibrant department where there is a friendly spirit and an informal culture.

You will join a world leading company that is improving food quality and reducing waste for benefit of the growing population of the globe. At FOSS, we make a difference! 

Application

If you are interested in the position - and you possess the required qualifications - please send your resume and cover letter via the link below. If you have any questions regarding the job, feel free to contact Global HR Business Partner Charlotte Ott on cko@foss.dk or +4548208155.

Please note that we only accept applications sent via the system. FOSS is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. You can help us sustain an unbiased recruitment process by not including photo or age in your application.

FOSS

FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimizing production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimize the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs approximately 1,700 highly qualified people worldwide.

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