Job Posting Details

Vice President, Information Systems, Interior Savings Credit Union

Location:Kelowna, British Columbia
Posting Date:January 14, 2019
Closing Date:until filled
Employment Type:Full-time

The Organization: Interior Savings Credit Union

Interior Savings is a locally-based financial institution serving the Interior Region of British Columbia, and is one of the largest credit unions in the province, with total assets exceeding $2 billion. The organization strives to make banking easy for its members by providing channel choices, greater convenience, and expert financial advice that keeps member interests in the forefront, making a positive difference in their lives and protecting their businesses, personal property, and financial capital.  Through a network of 21 branches, 16 insurance offices, two specialized Commercial Services Centres in Kamloops and Kelowna, and a Member Service Centre providing expanded service to members throughout the region, Interior Savings offers personal and commercial banking options as well as full range of insurance and management services.

With a focus on profit sharing with members and communities, Interior Savings Credit Union is a values-based institution guided by co-operative principles and dedicated to supporting local economies.
To learn more, please visit ISCU’s  website.

The Opportunity: Vice President, Information Systems

This position is responsible for supporting the company’s vision of sales and service excellence by assisting the Senior Vice President with the leadership of a professional operations division that values long-term client relationships, proactively determines and fulfills their needs, and actively achieves organizational objectives.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience: 

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Business Administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 15+ years of experience in Information Systems; seven to nine years of job-related experience in a senior management role within an information systems or high tech industry;
  • Excellent understanding of computer hardware and networking environments;
  • Demonstrated experience in IT strategic planning, organization design and development;
  • Extensive knowledge of all relevant legislation;
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate an IT vision that inspires and motivates staff and aligns to the business strategy;
  • Ability to instill confidence in the business and demonstrate the business value of IT;
  • Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills;
  • Deep understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business and how they may be applied to the organization;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, and business concepts to the IT team.

The complete opportunity profile can be viewed: Here

Contact: Robin Noftall or Greg Longster
Leaders International Executive Search
#880 – 609 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5
Phone: (604) 688-8422