DIRECTOR, SOLUTION DELIVERY
Kal Tire is Canada’s largest independent tire dealer and one of North America’s largest commercial tire dealers with over 260 Kal Tire retail and commercial stores in Canada, warehouse facilities and 10 retread manufacturing plants. In addition Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group is a global leader in mining tire service and supply, operating on more than 150 mine sites across 18 countries and five continents. The company employs more than 6,500 team members globally.
As with any large, growing, successful company, Kal Tire’s need for the right business technology solutions to drive and digitally enable its business is vitally important. The Director, Solution Delivery and their team of technology professionals play a key role in making that happen by leading the delivery of new technology solutions from idea to in-use and delivering business value.
The path to delivering true business value through technology in a large, fast-paced organisation like Kal Tire is a complex one. The Director, Solutions Delivery helps business leaders understand whether an opportunity is a good one to pursue or not, deals with competing business priorities, finds the right people to work on projects, manages risks and challenges as they arise during project delivery and ultimately guides projects to a successful conclusion.
To help ensure the business value delivery process works for Kal Tire, the Director, Solution Delivery is also charged with establishing sound opportunity development, portfolio management, project management and business analysis practices and tools for the organisation.
Lead a diverse team of full-time and contract technology professionals including Business Analysts and Project Managers amongst others
Ensure the successful delivery of business value through technology projects
Ensure alignment on business priorities amongst business leaders and stakeholders
Manage, assess and communicate the Kal Tire technology project portfolio
Assist with and facilitate the opportunity discovery and business case development process
Ensure appropriate, flexible project resourcing strategies exist for project delivery
Coordinate projects and timelines with business transformation programs and initiatives
Define and implement suitable solution delivery methods, tools and frameworks
Assists the Supervisor and Team Leads in providing quality performance feedback for all team members, and directly provides such feedback to the Supervisor and Team Leads.
15+ years of experience in a senior technology management role in a large, complex business.
10+ years of experience leading large teams of senior full-time and contract technology professionals.
Experience leading and managing technology solution or project delivery teams or project management offices.
Experience leading organisations through the evaluation of business opportunities and the development of business cases.
Experience with effectively leading, communicating and managing change in a large, distributed organization.
Experience with industry portfolio management, project management and business analysis standards, tools and methods.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The ability to successfully manage large, diverse project portfolios in a complex, fast-paced business environment.
The ability to build strong working relationships with technology team stakeholders, senior business leaders and key vendor partners.
Excellent verbal and written communication, facilitation and negotiation skills.
The ability to solve complex problems and manage risks that typically arise during project delivery.
Post-secondary graduate with a degree, diploma or certificate in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Some occasional travel required.
KAL TIRE AIMS
Must be consistently able to demonstrate the Kal Tire AIMS:
Earn trust of customers by providing them with quality and value of service and products.
Work productively, efficiently, and contribute.
Work towards expansion of the company and maintain competitiveness in the industry.
Honesty and Integrity.
HOW TO APPLY
Start your journey at Kal Tire by contacting our Vernon Office Recruitment Team or by clicking Apply below!