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Director – Technology Strategy

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1112238
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 9, 2022

Director - Technology Strategy

The Technology Strategy Director will work directly with Technology, Product and Business stakeholders to drive the Technology Strategy. Will be responsible for driving the Technology roadmap and its alignment with the business strategy, Technology modernization and transformation efforts. This role will develop and own the Technology communication and engagement strategy.

The role serves as a critical partner for senior leadership, developing and executing strategies that make complex change easy for the organization, impacted users, and stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Foster alignment between business and Technology to ensure that the Technology roadmap is aligned with the business strategy
  • Coordinate between various groups, both within Technology and within the business functions
  • Identify trends in the technology space, and share with key stakeholders to ensure that JCP Technology is attuned to competitor trends
  • Be a champion for cultural modernization efforts, such as a shift towards a product operating model and agile
  • Manage transformation initiatives in an efficient manner, and keep leadership informed of progress and roadblocks

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Required experience - proven experience leading technology strategy for an organization
  • Prior experience working in an IT / Technology organization that is in the process of modernizing
  • Ability to communicate with Technology professionals and business leaders, including ability to create effective presentations / visualizations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and to lead a small team in delivery of objectives
  • Lead and conduct effective meetings, both with technology and business stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to influence peers and leaders
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, especially the ability to prioritize and address roadblocks
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and willingness to take initiative
  • Must be a self-starter, adaptable to new concepts, and exhibit a strong initiative

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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General Description

Director - Technology Strategy

The Technology Strategy Director will work directly with Technology, Product and Business stakeholders to drive the Technology Strategy. Will be responsible for driving the Technology roadmap and its alignment with the business strategy, Technology modernization and transformation efforts. This role will develop and own the Technology communication and engagement strategy.

The role serves as a critical partner for senior leadership, developing and executing strategies that make complex change easy for the organization, impacted users, and stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Foster alignment between business and Technology to ensure that the Technology roadmap is aligned with the business strategy
  • Coordinate between various groups, both within Technology and within the business functions
  • Identify trends in the technology space, and share with key stakeholders to ensure that JCP Technology is attuned to competitor trends
  • Be a champion for cultural modernization efforts, such as a shift towards a product operating model and agile
  • Manage transformation initiatives in an efficient manner, and keep leadership informed of progress and roadblocks

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Required experience - proven experience leading technology strategy for an organization
  • Prior experience working in an IT / Technology organization that is in the process of modernizing
  • Ability to communicate with Technology professionals and business leaders, including ability to create effective presentations / visualizations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and to lead a small team in delivery of objectives
  • Lead and conduct effective meetings, both with technology and business stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to influence peers and leaders
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, especially the ability to prioritize and address roadblocks
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and willingness to take initiative
  • Must be a self-starter, adaptable to new concepts, and exhibit a strong initiative

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

Job Title: Director – Technology Strategy
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1112238

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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