VP of IT

The Woodlands, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: Executive Job Number: 17944 Work Model: #LI-Onsite Internal Reference: #LI-PF1

Job Description


Houston based VP of IT role with an Oilfield Services Company. He/she will be a visionary and strategic leader that will envision, build, deploy, and maintain the company’s information technology (IT) capabilities and play an integral part in the future direction and performance of the business. This represents a strategic opportunity for a values-based, dynamic, creative, hands-on IT leader who has overseen growth in a similar successful business. 

Responsible for the entire IT function while planning, managing, and implementing the overall use of information technologies to ensure business objectives are met. Directs the IT strategy to ensure it aligns with company goals and objectives.


Main duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

Set objectives and strategies for the IT department and team
Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits

Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience

Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization

Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish partnerships with IT providers

Oversee the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance

Direct and organize IT-related projects of various scales and budgetary parameters

Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage

Analyze the costs, value, and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions
Prepare and deliver various presentation/information to key stakeholders, executives and Board of Directors on a re-occurring basis
Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field. Master’s degree preferred
Proven experience as head of an IT department either in a VP, IT role or CIO capacity
Interaction C-Suite and Board of Directors
Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
Background in IT Strategy including designing, developing, and implementation
Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting, and business operations
Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Excellent organizational and leadership capabilities and skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

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