Head of Infrastructure Operations
IT
Full Time
Location free
2020-10-08

Head of Infrastructure Operations 

Do you want to be part of leading and developing key IT solutions for the Electrolux Group?  We are looking for a Head of Infrastructure Operations to join our team. 

In this position you will develop & lead and direct the Infrastructure Operations team on a day-to-day basis, promoting collaborative and productive relationships with key stakeholders, with regards to their current and future technology needs as well as delivering to agreed timelines and budgets. The role is responsible for Cloud, Hosting and Network solutions and service delivery of those services across the Enterprise. You will strive to be recognized for your people leadership skills, growing talent, innovation, operational excellence and efficiency in the delivery of solutions and services. 

What you will do:
• Be responsible for delivering common Cloud, Hosting and Network solutions across the Enterprise. 
• Be a credible talking partner with key stakeholders both across IT and business to translate business strategy to IT roadmap and actions.
• Lead and manage the team to drive value continuously, operational excellence and efficiencies while ensuring proper communications and governance for those common solutions
• Assume full budget responsibility for all Cloud, Hosting and Network solutions activities
• Review and approve project deliverables and functions in project Steering Groups
• Active in securing delivery from on/offshore third party IT providers and work closely with key technology partners and leverage their capabilities to maximize the value add.

Who you are
• International. You enjoy to work in a truly global environment and you like to deliver in cross-functional teams            
Collaborative leader. You have exceptional collaboration skills, proven ability to form strong cross-functional relationships with varying business partners in global setups.  Ability to form strong teams and create an environment of curiosity and delivery focus
Great listener and communicator. You have outstanding communication skills and have the ability to convince, influence and engage executive stakeholders, peers, and colleagues on the digital journey
• Engaging motivator. It’s natural for you to motivate, challenge and lead the progressive development of people fostering a culture of accountability and ownership
• Digital native. You are passionate about technology and it’s in your DNA to seek how IT and businesses translates into digital-everything approaches
Change-evangelist. You have been driving change management and you are eager to transform the business
• Agile. You like working in a fast moving environment, being open to new opportunities and evolving priorities and flexible in the way you deliver against strict deadlines and dealing with ambiguity
Business acumen. You strive to get a strong business understanding in the context of technology and you are able to evaluate risks and opportunities in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome

You experience and skills

• 10+ years senior management experience, with proven record of business and people leadership in a multi-cultural and matrix environment
• Strong business acumen and a working knowledge of Infrastructure Operations and Technology functions and processes
• Ability to identify synergies and opportunities across the IT landscape for the benefit of the function
• Broad understanding and experience within IT 
• Proven record of developing IT portfolio governance in close cooperation with key stakeholders
• Previous experience managing third party resources and services in an on/offshore model
• Experience of identifying, structuring and implementing IT solutions 

What we offer:

Electrolux offers an exciting and challenging job opportunity in an international environment, with a high degree of independence and entrepreneurship. 
The Electrolux Group provides career opportunities within a global, fast moving, growing yet lean organization. This role will have several touch points within the company.


Who we are: 

At Electrolux, we have a top management team who are passionate about gender diversity and diversity in general. It’s integral to our Talent process, in how we grow talent. It’s embedded in our initiatives and we have strong metrics to track this. But it’s not just from the top. There is a network called Women at Electrolux operating in six major geographies that generates belief from the grassroots and keeps the topic top of mind. That combination is for us very powerful. 

In terms of metrics, we have very clear targets. To get to the right rotation, the right successions, we have to take tangible steps. We push ourselves to find great talents male and female. 

Contact person: Maria Redin

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'