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Deputy Director of Information Technology

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them, by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. They achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the world are responsibly managed.

The Role

FSC’s core mission is to promote environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests. Its vision is for society worldwide to recognise the true value of its forests. The organisation works towards improved forest management and market transformation, shifting the global forest trend toward sustainable use, conservation, restoration, and respect for all.

To effectively meet the challenge of protecting the world’s forests, FSC is committed to ensuring that the world’s most skilled and mission-aligned people are working in the organisation. This commitment extends to everyone that works at FSC around the world, from those that lead the design of policies and standards, to this that provide the organisation with the backbone to complete its work.

FSC is recruiting an engaged Deouty Director of IT to join its multicultural headquartered offices in Bonn, Germany. You will be a leader in FSC’s Technology and Information team achieving significant impact for our world’s forests. FSC continuously innovates and transforms in many areas of the organisation, and its technology work paves the way to future success and sustainability. FSC are cutting edge with cloud infrastructure, constituent engagement, Blockchain, GIS, data and analytics, as well as core platforms and Apps, and they work with prestigious IT organisations – Microsoft, Tableau Foundation, DocuSign, Esri, and many more – to ensure the highest value and most tangible benefits that Information Technology can deliver.

As Deputy Director of IT you will oversee the streamlined operations of the IT functions at FSC to ensure that they align with the organisation’s objectives. The position’s principal goals are to manage the IT portfolio for the FSC Technology and Information Unit (TIU) and to attain all IT service level agreements for the organisation. You will plan, coordinate, lead, and design all IT operational activities for the TIU, as well as provide direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical organisational operations. The Deputy Director of IT will work closely with management in other units to identify, recommend, develop, and implement cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organisation.

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Since 2007 Millar Cameron has specialised in sourcing leadership and keyperson talent across a number of industries, including agribusiness, international development, industrial, consumer, financial and professional services, private equity, and technology, media and telecommunications. Our mission and purpose is to positively contribute to the development of Africa, and other emerging markets, through the provision of people.

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