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Global Head of Data and IT

Published date 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago
Company Futurice
Company: Futurice
Location Helsinki
Location: Helsinki

As Global Head of Data & IT you will bring data into the center of our operations and build IT into key competitive advantage for Futurice. You will have ownership of our data & IT vision and strategy and responsibility to develop both of them forward. Together with our frontline business teams, you will develop Futurice’s architecture, data platform, processes, and IT systems and tools to the next level.

This is a new role which has evolved from our Head of IT position, as we are moving towards realising our vision of becoming an AI powered consultancy. The role will be shaped according to your experience, strengths and growth aspirations.

Global Head of Data & IT will be part of Futurice Council, our global strategic leadership team. In this role you will also lead the internal IT team, inspiring and coaching people in finding their growth paths & future-capable roles.

Concrete responsibilities:

  • Data and IT vision & strategy development work and execution in collaboration with Futurice Council and frontline business teams
  • IT budget responsibility
  • Futurice’s architecture, app portfolio and process development
  • Acting as a link between business needs & IT
  • Leading the internal IT team

We are looking for a person with leadership experience from an internal CIO / CDO organisation. Business leadership experience in professional services / agency environment is a plus. You have strategic understanding of how IT and systems can support business operations, and are not afraid to get your hands dirty in operational work. Ideally, you are one part visionary, one part pragmatist who wants to make the world better with data.

At Futurice freedom and responsibility go hand in hand. We believe that everything good starts with happy people, and everyone is encouraged to contribute and shape the future of our company. We believe in well-rested people doing concentrated and impactful work. So if you’re not a morning person or need to pick up the kids, we have flexible working hours and trust in our employees from Day 1.

You can be located in any of our 8 offices across 5 countries. We expect that at least 50% of your time should be spent in Helsinki, and you will also be regularly visiting our other offices.

If this sounds like your next career step, please send your application by 8.9.2019.

If you would like to find out more, don’t hesitate to contact our CEO Teemu Moisala at +358 50 3514698 during one of the following times: Aug 22 11:30-12:00, Aug 30th 14:00-14:30, Sept 4 9:00-9:30.