Location: Surrey, BC
Prospera Credit Union is a for-purpose credit union that is guided by their values and owned by their members. With the merger between Westminster Savings Credit Union and Prospera Credit Union, Prospera is now the sixth-largest credit union in Canada. It has over $9 billion in assets and 26 branches from Vancouver through the Fraser Valley to the Okanagan. Built on more than 75 years as a BC credit union, Prospera Credit Union has been a successful financial institution because of an unwavering focus on meeting the needs of its over 120,000 members, providing fulfilling careers for employees, and giving back to the communities they serve. As part of their continued growth, the company is seeking a VP, Technology & IT Operations to lead enterprise technology, IT service delivery, and cybersecurity, both strategically and operationally.
Reporting to the Chief Digital and Information Officer, the Vice President, Technology & IT Operations is responsible for the planning, directing, and coordinating all operational activities of the IT department in support of and to enhance business operations as well as the member and employee experience. Responsibilities include collaborating directly with the Leadership Teams and decision-makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. The position is also a member of the company’s Senior Leadership Team.
The ideal candidate is an innovative leader with deep experience running all aspects of IT in an organization. Experience that includes financial services or other regulated or complex businesses is strongly preferred. Highly strategic with a strong will to grow a business and build community, the preferred candidate is a true collaborator who brings outstanding relationship skills such that they are viewed as a trusted advisor by business partners throughout the organization. The ideal candidate also is committed to the highest standards of operational excellence and personal accountability, with the drive, integrity, and systems thinking ability to contribute to a growing business.
This is a fulfilling executive position that would allow an influential technology leader to directly impact and build a healthy community. The highly preferred location of the role is at head office in Surrey, BC; the alternative location is anywhere within Prospera’s trade area with weekly meetings at head office.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.
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