IT Program Director, Northeast U.S.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Position Summary

The IT Program Director is responsible for direction, coordination and management IT activities for Northeast US and World Office, Arlington, Virginia, IT Service Areas. Working closely for key stakeholders and staff within their defined area of service, they synthesis a plan of action and deliver targeted outcomes. Working closely with other Information Technology departments, they ensure systems are aligned with established operational guidelines. They capture technology needs of TNC staff through established methodologies and processes and seek to continually improve IT operations within their area of service.

Desired Skills & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or related field, or 6 years of equivalent experience.
• 3 years’ experience managing professional staff.
• Experience working in or developing reliability and performance of a large IT system/service and/or project management principles, best practices and concepts.
• Experience working with budgets and/or producing cost/benefit and risk analyses.
• Fluency in English and in the dominant language of the assigned Region.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID#47054 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST January 25, 2019.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job URL: 
https://careers.nature.org

Opportunity type

Full-time