IT Director:

At Fall Creek, we are creating a world with better blueberries and are looking to add a Global Director of IT to help make that happen across our locations in the USA, Spain, Mexico, Peru, The Netherlands, and South Africa. This position will be located in Eugene, Oregon.

The Fall Creek Global IT Director will be responsible for the development, planning, and implementaion of the worldwide Information technology (IT) strategy to accelerate business growth and enable innovation objectives, deliver optimal return on investment, create cyber security capabilities, and attract, and grow, top IT talent around the globe.

What you'll do at Fall Creek:

  • As part of the Executive Management team, build & maintain trusted relationships with all members of the Fall Creek executive team
  • Lead the development of a 3-5 year IT Strategy, closely aligned with strategic business strategies & objectives and grounded in industry-leading digital and technological trends
  • Chair the enterprise Project Management Office (PMO) function to oversee all change initiatives (business and IT) and ensure adherence to effective Project Management methodology and discipline
  • Adopt contemporary Agile methods & practices for (SaaS) Application Development, Implementation, and Maintenance
  • Ensure efficient IT operations so that SLA’s are met and IT systems are upgraded and current, with minimal technical debt, while keeping operational costs at 50% or less of total IT budget
  • Lead and develop a team of 5-7 direct reports located around the globe, and a total team of 15-20 IT resources

What you bring to Fall Creek:

  • Experience working with, and leading, a multinational IT team
  • Experience in analysis, implementation, and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Enthusiasm for building and working in a highly-collaborative and teamwork-oriented environment
  • BS/BA in computer science, engineering, or relevant field; MS/MA would be a plus

Who is Fall Creek?

We’re a US-based company with a keen focus on blueberry genetics, plants and grower support delivered to the world’s premier blueberry growers. From our humble beginnings in Lowell, Oregon nearly 40 years ago, we now also have wholly-owned nurseries in Mexico, Peru and Spain. Additionally, we have built a global team of the finest breeders, researchers, propagators and nursery professionals, grower support technicians, sales and customer service experts and more. We’re a deeply planted link in a global chain, ready to serve our customers and our industry throughout North, Central and South America, Greater Europe and North Africa. Our mission is to serve the growers and to support the blueberry industry, helping to ensure growers maximize success through our delivery of the best genetics and plants, technical know-how and global market intelligence. To fulfill our mission, we focus on cultivating exceptional plants, building strong relationships and providing responsive customer service. This is all part of how we’re helping to build A World with Better Blueberries™.  

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and 401K plan. This position requires an executed confidentiality and non-solicitation agreement upon hire. Employment offers are contingent on meeting our drug testing, background and reference check standards. EOE

 

For consideration, please send your resume/CV to Brian Janecek, Global Talent Acquisition Manager.