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Senior Technology Officer

Forest Stewardship Council Investments & Partnerships (FSC I&P)


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About the job

Are you passionate about the potential of data, emerging technologies, and cutting-edge platforms to address the challenges our planet faces today? We are looking for a visionary leader in technology and digital solutions to help bring about a digital transformation of sustainable forest management and certification within FSC.

Reporting to the FSC Global Chief Information Officer, the Senior Technology Officer is responsible for driving new technology partnerships, services, and platforms through continuous engagement and outreach. S/he is the direct interface between the FSC Technology and Information Unit (TIU) and strategic technology partners and sponsors, nurturing relationships with the objective to sustain, support, and enhance FSC’s digital strategy, solution designs, and platform adoption.

The Senior Technology Officer is a trusted partner and has the thorough understanding of enterprise technology platforms and data-rich IT infrastructure, as well as the extensive skills in R&D and emerging technologies. S/he will support the CIO in the continuous development, communication, implementation, monitoring and adaptive management of strategic IT and critical strategic results supporting FSC’s vision and mission.

Main Roles and Responsibilities

Support FSC’s Digital Transformation
  • Support the CIO in the design and execution of strategic IT initiatives within the TIU portfolio which fulfill the short, mid and long-term success of FSC and are aligned with FSC’s strategic objectives. Generate, communicate, and support these initiatives by designing and driving streamlined processes.   
  • Leverage knowledge management, information technology and communications for the strategic execution of FSC’s technology objectives.
  • Lead strategic technology planning, prioritizing technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies.
Drive new partnership opportunities
  • Identify, support and engage strategic IT partners to further liaise and negotiate partnerships, alliances, and strategic affiliations that generate and augment opportunities to deliver development outcomes.
  • Coordinate with FSC Investments and Partnerships to manage Technology and Information grants, fundraising efforts, and grant management, including reporting and analysis on impact and progress.
  • Act as FSC’s IT liaison to and on behalf of the CIO with technology providers, funders, and partners.
Lead within FSC’s Technology and Information Unit
  • Enhance the overall quality of IT decision making, taking special care to ensure relevant facts and information are considered, feasible alternatives gauged, and clear logic and analysis is employed in strategy development.
  • Provide reports, regular updates, and analysis related to results to the CIO on progress of digital innovation projects, relationships, grants, and technology strategic priorities as required.
  • Work with the CIO and managers of Technology Programs to develop Technology and Information performance indicators which are technically sound, and connected to strategy implementation, strategic learning and decision making.
  • Assess and recommend opportunities for synergies and for addressing gaps in the overall technology agenda.

About the job

Are you passionate about the potential of data, emerging technologies, and cutting-edge platforms to address the challenges our planet faces today? We are looking for a visionary leader in technology and digital solutions to…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

FSC Investments & Partnerships maintains a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid leave, retirement savings plan with matching contributions, a flexible working schedule, and generous time off policies.

FSC Investments & Partnerships maintains a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid leave, retirement savings plan with matching…

Location

On-site
Seattle, WA

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