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Deputy Director of Technology and Partnerships

Deputy Director of Technology and Partnerships

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The Deputy Director of Technology and Partnerships manages a diverse and expanding portfolio of new and existing technology implementation projects. We are seeking mid-career candidates with 8-10 years of professional project management experience who are passionate about harnessing the latest tech to protect the planet – nerds for nature are encouraged to apply!
The Technology and Partnerships Deputy will work closely with the Executive Vice President (EVP) to oversee multiple high-profile initiatives in partnership with top tier tech companies. Position responsibilities include evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing technical requirements. In addition to project execution, the Deputy Director also supports risk management and department budget management activities.
NatureServe is not a traditional software development company. We are a non-profit primarily comprised of scientists and conservation professionals. You will join a talented, dedicated team of software engineers and scientists that work together as members of agile teams. Visit our story map to explore some of NatureServe’s conservation data and tools. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Serve as deputy to the Executive Vice President for Technology and Partnerships
  • Manage a diverse portfolio of technology project implementation teams
  • Understand and analyze organizational technology requirements and perform business requirements analysis
  • Work with project stakeholders to define project scope and ensure technical feasibility
  • Solicit and onboard paid and pro-bono strategic technology vendor partnerships
  • Coordinate resource availability and allocation for both internal resources and third-party vendors for successful project execution
  • Recruit and assign staff resources to meet project delivery schedules
  • Mentor project management staff
  • Assist with developing and managing departmental budgets
  • Pursue new business leads and develop proposals that are responsive to customer technical requirements, schedule, and budget constraints
Location: Flexible
Organization: NatureServe
Deadline: May 2, 2021
External website link: https://app.trinethire.com/companies/31463-natureserve/jobs/37083-deputy-director-of-technology-and-partnerships-location-flexible
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