Sr. Director of Information Technology


Posted: 8/20/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Information Services/Technology

Primary domain: Food/Agriculture/Nutrition

City: Washington

Postal code: 20001

State: Washington, DC

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$20M +


Mission statement:

Since 1963 ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Position Details:

Job Description:

The Sr. Director of IT is responsible for providing operational leadership and guidance for the planning, design, implementation and management of ACDI/VOCA ’s technology services. These technology services include business and productivity applications, data, mobility, enterprise architecture, technology infrastructure, technology policies, processes and procedures, cybersecurity, and the service desk. S/he will contribute to our project leadership and management while working with cross functional teams. The Sr. Director of IT will supervise the IT operations staff and will report to our Chief Integration Officer.


Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related degree; advanced degree preferred. A minimum of seven to ten years work experience with similar responsibility in the design and delivery of complex systems, operational execution, and support for technology services. Knowledge and experience in a global organization, preferably in developing countries. Direct experience with the Microsoft Stack, Azure, O365 and the effective use of SharePoint and Teams. Experience working with custom development teams desired. Understanding of and experience with programming languages, database languages, client server application architecture and system performance monitoring tools. Demonstrated effective project management techniques. Ability to plan, organize and document complex system design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with institutional policies/procedures. Excellent planning, organizing, budgeting, verbal, writing, executive presentation, and meeting management skills. Ability to interact effectively across organization / diverse cultures, and communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively. Ability to interact effectively with outside vendors and achieve the maximum benefit for internal business constituents when procuring products and services from outside entities. Self-motivated, independent, cooperative, flexible, creative. Establish and maintain cooperation, understanding, trust and credibility. Respond to emergency situations effectively. NGO industry experience preferred but not required.



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