Reporting to the Vice President ITCorporate, the Functional Partner Finance is a highly visible and key leadership IT Director role whose primary mission is to define and implement IT enabling strategies, solutions and services for the global Finance function to achieve its respective objectives in support of the enterprise. The successful candidate will ensure the delivery of a portfolio of IT activities and services, maximizing service levels while reducing costs by leveraging Tennecos Enterprise solutions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Plan, organize, direct and control the activities and staff involved in the operations of business systems, including systems analysis, programming and computer operations. Manage through analyst and programmers, in the development and installation of information systems for planning, control, and operational purposes. Supervise feasibility studies for systems improvement and preparation of systems project proposals; prepare long-range systems projects/plans with priority recommendations. Ensure adherence to Tennecos Global Standards in solutions proposed, and drive to the new policies and procedures that have been established to support the Project Portfolio, Delegation of Authority, and HR Guiding Principles for new hires. Prepare operational forecasts and requirements for information systems, systems development, and communications. Align Information Technologys priorities and activities with the business units strategies and related systems and information requirements. Serve as Functional Partner to Corporate Functions. Required Skills Specialized Skills/Knowledge: Setting Strategy Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general; learns new methods and technologies easily. Demonstrated ability to develop an overall Finance Applications roadmap to match business processes and plans. Experience working in collaboration with Finance executive management and other IT leaders in assessing customer requests and business challenges. Is an effective strategist full of ideas and possibilities; sees multiple futures; has broad interests and knowledge; can both create and bring exciting ideas to market; comfortable speculating about alternative futures without all of the data. Executing for Results Track record of successfully planning and executing complex, Business IT programs/projects. Can solve even the toughest and most complex of problems; great at gleaning meaning from whatever data is available; is a quick study of the new and different; adds personal wisdom and experience to come to the best conclusion and solution, given the situation; uses multiple problem solving tools and techniques. Leading Teams Is skilled at getting individuals and teams to perform at a higher level and to embrace change; negotiates skillfully to achieve a fair outcome or promote a common cause; communicates a compelling vision and is committed to what needs to be done; inspires others; understands what motivates different people. This position requires exceptional collaboration, teamwork, negotiation, influence, and relationship building skills at all levels with internal and external parties in addition to our clients key values: integrity, teamwork, excellence, and accountability. Reads people accurately; can diagnose strengths, weaknesses, and potential; knows what skills are required to fill a job or role. Manages people well; gets the most and best out of the people he/she has; sets and communicates guiding goals; measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, and gives useful feedback; delegates and develops; keeps people informed; provides coaching for today and for the future. Exposure to multi-vendor & multi-cultural global IT operations delivery. Building Relationships and Using Influence Demonstrated track record of working with high-level Business and IT executives in translating business strategies into IT investments. Ability to engage vendors in win/win situations to ensure delivery on IT portfolios. 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