Chief Information Officer

  • Warszawa
  • Ecovadis
DescriptionWe are seeking a visionary Chief Information Officer who will act as a strategic advisor, business partner, and enabler of new business models. This new role reports directly to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), who is part of the Executive Committee. The Chief Information Officer will be responsible for:1. Strategy and virtual P&L responsibilityDevelop and execute an agile, innovative, and scalable strategy that enables the digital transformation of the company and is in line with EcoVadis’ goalsCollaborate with stakeholders across all departments to anticipate needs and improve processes and efficienciesBe viewed as an industry thought leader and evangelist for improvement and / or transformational solutionsBe responsible for designing and implementing the automation strategy with the relevant stakeholdersBe accountable for virtual P&L for your scope: setting and monitoring targets, tracking and optimizing costs2. Governance and Information ManagementOversee the organization's entire IT infrastructure and operations, ensuring that systems, applications and tooling, networks, and data are secure, reliable, and scalable to support business operations.Lead digital transformation and automation solutions initiatives, implementing new systems and technologies that drive innovation and improve operational efficiency. You will champion the adoption of digital tools and practices across the organization.Manage relationships with relevant external vendors and internal stakeholders to ensure that IT services meet the needs of the business at an efficient cost.Ensure that the organization's IT practices comply with legal and regulatory requirements including but not limited to data privacy, cybersecurity policies, and disaster recovery planning.Ensure that data and analytics remain a critical component to enhancing business performance by developing the Business Intelligence capabilities of the company.3. Daily operations and team managementLead a global team of IT professionals and ensure operational issues are proactively managed.Drive the performance of your team's senior managers and experienced IT professionals through coaching, setting semester goals, and weekly objectives, and ensuring team member growth and well-being.QualificationsTo excel as our Chief Information Officer you will bring a blend of educational qualifications, technical skills, business acumen, and strong people skills.We are looking for:Master's degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related discipline.15 years + of work experience, with at least 2 years managing complex IT systems and projects, preferably within SaaS companies.Excellent expertise and experience in driving a scalable Salesforce implementation.Experience in leading teams: both dedicated team members and cross-functional.Balanced strategic and operational approach, comfortable adopting a hands-on management style.Authentic leadership style preferred.Entrepreneurial mindset: the ability to pursue new and unprecedented opportunities, push beyond “the known”, and take bold steps.Culturally sensitive and able to manage cross-functional initiatives and stakeholders across geographies and working styles.Clear and engaging presentation and communication style.Excellent cross-collaboration.Additional InformationEveryone at EcoVadis contributes to a culture of trust, respect and empowerment. Our growing team in Poland is full of talented professionals from various sectors who all share a desire to make an impact. We offer competitive salaries and support personal growth from day one with extensive onboarding, mentoring and a brand new e-learning platform bursting with courses and modules so you can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones.Benefits:• Support with all the necessary office and IT equipment• Optional (fully covered or co-financed) health care and life insurance• Multisport card and wellness allowance• Multicafeteria Lunch card• Annual performance bonus• Flexible working hours• Hybrid for colleagues who live near our offices (4 days per month) otherwise remote in the country you were hired in.• Remote work from abroad policy (up to 3 months per year) • Internet and electricity bill allowance• CSR activities• Modern, pet-friendly office in the city center (next to Rondo ONZ)• Community service day when volunteeringOur hiring team looks forward to reviewing your CV, in English, with a guaranteed response to every application. A new job with purpose awaits you!Don’t fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate? Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background.Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes. We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions, and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, including the provision of interview questions, please let the hiring team know.