Chief Information Officer

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
ID
2022-17814

Overview

Driven Brands™, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the parent company of some of North America’s leading automotive aftermarket brands including Take 5 Oil Change, Meineke Car Care Centers, Automotive Training Institute, Maaco, CARSTAR, ABRA, Uniban, Car Wash US, FIX Automotive, 1-800-Radiator & A/C and PH Vitres d’Autos. Driven Driven Brands has more than 4,000 centers across 15 countries, and combined, all businesses generate approximately $3.8 billion in system-wide sales and service over 50 million vehicles annually.

 

Driven Brands is the quintessential growth company, more than tripling its revenues, brands, employees, and profits over the past six years. The primary focuses of the company are growing its franchisee’s profitability, all brands’ unit count and creating opportunities for its employees, franchisees, and investors. Our culture of meritocracy inspires high performance and innovation among our employees. We enable our employees and franchisees to go further, faster— generating growth for our franchisees' businesses and our employees' careers. For more information, visit drivenbrands.com

 

Driven Brands is seeking a Senior Director, Digital & Technology to oversee strategy, delivery, and evolution of data, digital, and technology capability for one of its core business segments.  This person will be responsible for evaluating, planning, implementing, and evolving the technology strategy in support of Driven’s digital growth and operational priorities, and will be accountable for the services enabled by the digital ecosystem for the business unit.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees projects and assignments within the technology department.
  • Leads efficient operation of the team so that prompt modernization and upgrades of technology environment are performed as needed.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Collaborates with members of the executive team to identify ways that technology, data, and insights can assist the company in achieving business and financial goals.
  • Identifies new developments and technologies; anticipates resulting organizational modifications.
  • Ensures that IT and network infrastructure adequately support the company’s computing, data processing, and communications needs.
  • Develops and implements the technology budget.
  • Communicates goals, projects, and timelines of the company to the department; plans ways to execute those goals within the department.
  • Establishes long-term technology needs and plans and develops strategies for developing systems, software, data, and insights necessary to meet those needs.
  • Assists as top-level contact for end users in determining technology requirements and/or solutions.
  • Ensures compliance with privacy, cybersecurity, and regulatory requirements that apply to systems operations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent managerial skills.
  • Thorough understanding of marketing technology, information technology, analytics, and enterprise systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Information Technology required. Masters degree preferred.

 

 

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