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Director, Technology Enablement

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Date: Jun 23, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92617

Company: Irvine Company

Job Duties:

  • Directs business process analysis, re-engineering activities and projects of significant scope, and/or complexity to support the strategic and tactical needs of the business.
    • partners with IT to effectively develop and manage the divisional IT budget and directs business plan activities on an annual basis.
    • establishes vision and strategic plans for support of the business in partnership with IT and business stakeholders.
      • ensures the strategy is flexible to support both the current and emerging needs of the business.
      • works with the business to identify and prioritize opportunities to enhance existing systems.
      • obtains alignment from executive leadership on strategy, design, scope, schedule, and budget for IT projects.


  • Ensures business needs are met through comprehensive and effective execution of IT projects.
    • communicates/negotiates needs with business stakeholders and IT.
    • ensures proper measurement tools are in place to monitor status and report results.
    • collaborates with IT to verify projects are appropriately resourced and that resources are effectively performing in order to deliver full project scopes on schedule.
    • directs rollout activities with partners as needed including training and communication plans and related activities, including preparation of user documents.
    • identifies enhancement opportunities for existing systems and processes.


  • Cross-functional and cross-divisional liaison for systems and technology.
    • identifies opportunities for enhancing operational efficiencies and customer experience through technology.
    • represents division in all IT meetings and ensures division’s needs are effectively communicated.
    • provides expertise and acts as divisional IT representative for applicable committees/initiatives to share information regarding current and upcoming projects and gather future technology requirements.
      • Current roles include Enterprise CRM CoE, ICOP.
      • Collaborates with IT Innovation team to complete research on and analysis of industry trends, business products and technology.

Job Duties Continued:

  • Positions the Retail division as a technology leader through participation in pilot programs and early adoption of new and emerging technology.
    • responsible for digital technology platforms including media walls, digital signage/directories, elevator signage, and other content management platforms.
      • acts as an integrator with IT and business stakeholders to ensure digital content is effectively managed across platforms and equipment.
      • ensures business stakeholders are appropriately informed about current digital technology strategies and related projects.
      • manages team responsible for daily support for the hardware and the various CMS’s.


  • CRM Salesforce Product Owner
    • Responsible for helping Retail division define and execute on Salesforce-related activities.
    • Participate as a member of Retail Salesforce Center of Excellence team.
    • Be an advocate in the Retail organization to help drive customer-related process improvements and then collaborate across departments to prioritize initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

Core Skills:

  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong business acumen and technical aptitude
  • Effectively able to communicate and collaborate with a wide variety of team members from the front-line to executives as well as technical partners in IT
  • Excellent judgement and the ability to make and execute on decisions for the betterment of the company
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills


Industry and Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5+ years experience managing and working on technology projects
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with commercial real estate and related business processes preferred
  • Project management experience required
  • Proven experience effectively managing business plans and related activities required
  • Proven history of delivering key initiatives such as deployment of business systems, technology migrations, new product launches, and maximizing operational efficiencies required
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams required
  • Experience with Salesforce or other enterprise CRM application

About Us:
Irvine Company Retail Properties (a division of Irvine Company) has created some of America’s most popular retail centers. Each of our 40 retail centers - including Fashion Island in Newport Beach, Irvine Spectrum Center and The Market Place, as well as neighborhood shopping centers like Woodbury Town Center in Irvine - is meticulously planned and ideally located to support the community it serves.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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