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    The Director, Technology Strategy - Data and Talent Insights is responsible for owning this specific vertical within the GIST organization. They will have a subject matter expert level of knowledge in regard to both technologies and processes providing data and talent insights, and will provide thought leadership to internal and external stakeholders. This individual will proactively drive innovation through ongoing evaluation and pilots, incremental improvements, and will maintain a knowledge base in relation to their vertical. Each vertical lead is responsible for empowering the knowledge of the respective vertical technologies through an effective toolkit. The Director, Technology Solutions will work closely with the Sales, Solution Design, Global Transformation Office, Operational Excellence, Implementation, Operations and Training organizations to ensure consistent alignment. They will also partner with those teams to ensure that ROI is captured from technologies within their vertical. Governance structures will be enabled through the vertical lead ensuring strategy across the organizations. The vertical lead positions as part of the GIST organization require fluidity and flexibility. The technologies as part of the vertical could change depending on the market and are dynamic.

    responsibilities

    Technology

    • Lead the data and talent insights technologies vertical by providing deep subject matter expertise on the technology and processes within that vertical, and aligning and collaborating with the other verticals
    • Conduct proactive research on technology vendors and best practices within their vertical through demonstrations, conferences, industry blogs and publications, and networking with internal and external SMEs
    • Lead the evaluation efforts of technologies for data and talent insights solutions
    • Lead alignment with partners through effective partnerships
    • Look to support the evolution of the full data and talent insights automation solutions services provided by RSR in leading the technology workstream
    • Identify partner opportunities to support the varied RSR solutions
    • Develop internal case studies on workstream in conjunction with Randstad's Global Transformation Office and Operational Excellence teams
    • Develop and maintain a roadmap for current and future technologies, processes, and best practices for their specific vertical
    • Develop and maintain a repository of recorded demonstrations, pricing, case studies, language support, integration capabilities, functionalities, and other documentation for both internal and external use
    • Develop and maintain a functional requirements matrix for their specific technology vertical to be used in relation to technology evaluations
    • Enable technology adoption through subject matter expertise on best practices
    • Increase customer and/or operational satisfaction in regard to technologies within their specific vertical
    • Understand regional technology and process nuances across the globe
    • Maintain a non-attorney knowledge of legislation that impacts their specific vertical (GDPR, CCPA, etc.) and work with legal, security and other internal stakeholders
    • Perform regular competitive analysis to catalog the technologies our competitors are going to market within their specific vertical, and understand the strengths and weaknesses of competitor technologies; act as change agent educating workstreams within RSR of these dynamic changes/evolving technologies

    Relationships

    • Interface with other Technology Strategy vertical owners to create blended solutions in circumstances where stakeholder needs bridge multiple verticals
    • Interface with Sales, Solution Design, Randstad's Global Transformation Office, Operational Excellence, Implementation, Training, Delivery and Support teams to ensure socialization of technology
    • As the key partner manager, interface and manage global governance with Technology Partners ensuring strategic alliances; evolve global governance model with partners
    • Work closely with the sales and solution design organizations to ensure technologies and processes within their vertical are solutioned appropriately; act as SME in sales and client pursuits
    • Maintain relationships / points of contact with current technology partners, as well as market leaders in their space
    • Provide regular update communications to other stakeholders (both internal and external) on activities related to their vertical
    • Work with internal and external stakeholders (in particular Operations, Operational Excellence, and the Global Transformation Office) to capture functionality gaps for partner technologies and solutions within their vertical
    • Interface with Product Development resources at our partner technology vendors to understand their roadmaps, and advocate for functionality improvements
    • Promote knowledge sharing and alignment between the Technology Strategy organization and the Randstad Innovation Fund and Digital Factory

    Thought Leadership

    • Provide thought leadership to internal and external stakeholders through webinars, speaking engagements, presentations, and written communications (whitepapers, sourciety updates, etc.)
    • Generate a sense of enthusiasm and excitement for fast paced technology change in the organization
    • Identify areas for evolution of RSR services empowered by technology providers within vertical
    • Work with contingent solution partners to evolve roadmap ensuring alignment with RSR efforts
    • Develop and promote digital fluency and technology adoption to provide mutual benefits to teams and clients (e.g., process improvement, data and insights)
    • Champion new technology and innovation products for adoption and understanding

    education

    • Bachelor's degree is required
    • Master's degree preferred

    experience

    • Experience with a subset of HR and contingent technologies
    • 5+ years strategic level experience with data and insights capabilities
    • Operational experience and strategic knowledge in MSP and RPO processes
    • 10+ years experience in governance and relationship management
    • Strong analytical abilities
    • Global experience understanding unique requirements within regions

    knowledge

    • An entrepreneurial, proactive, and innovative mindset
    • Comfort with new situations and ambiguity
    • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
    • Ability to establish and main strong relationships with multiple stakeholders
    • Ability to present to large and varied audiences

    additional skills preferred

    • Excellent command of the English language (written and spoken)
    • Global (or multi-regional) experience
    • Experience with a variety HR and recruitment technologies, both from a user and administrator perspective
    • Operational experience in both MSP and RPO processes
    • Presentation experience, particularly in a sales or thought leader capacity
    • Travel (regional and global) is required

    What's in it for you:

    • Largest global staffing leader
    • Competitive salary + bonus
    • Excellent benefits package - medical, dental, vision
    • Generous PTO policy earned from day one
    • Education and professional development
    • Rapid career growth
    • Retirement savings and security
    • Employee stock purchase plan
    • Paid parental leave
    • Short and long term disability
    • Employee assistance program and health advocacy
    • Health and dependent care flexible spending account
    • Metlife auto and home insurance
    • Metlife legal plan
    • Referral reward program
    • Exclusive discounts and programs with dozens of nationwide vendors and retailers

    At Randstad, we love to celebrate our hardworking diverse teams demonstrated through our ongoing commitment and diversity awards. Ranked as a 2021 DiversityInc Top 50 company, a 2021 Top 10 Global Champion for Supplier Diversity & Inclusion, a Military Friendly company for Veterans, Military Spouses & Suppliers, 2021 Staffing Industry Analyst Top 50 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Influencer to name a few. We are proud of our collaborative culture which is at the heart of Randstad. When you join Randstad you will receive opportunities for competitive & robust benefits, flexible schedules, and the assurance that everyone can be their authentic selves. We are seeking candidates from all backgrounds and demographics and a variety of industries to join a winning team!

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

    At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please just let us know.

    For certain positions, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Ask your Randstad representative for more information.

    The Director, Technology Strategy - Data and Talent Insights is responsible for owning this specific vertical within the GIST organization. They will have a subject matter expert level of knowledge in regard to both technologies and processes providing data and talent insights, and will provide thought leadership to internal and external stakeholders. This individual will proactively drive innovation through ongoing evaluation and pilots, incremental improvements, and will maintain a knowledge base in relation to their vertical. Each vertical lead is responsible for empowering the knowledge of the respective vertical technologies through an effective toolkit. The Director, Technology Solutions will work closely with the Sales, Solution Design, Global Transformation Office, Operational Excellence, Implementation, Operations and Training organizations to ensure consistent alignment. They will also partner with those teams to ensure that ROI is captured from technologies within their vertical. Governance structures will be enabled through the vertical lead ensuring strategy across the organizations. The vertical lead positions as part of the GIST organization require fluidity and flexibility. The technologies as part of the vertical could change depending on the market and are dynamic.

    responsibilities

    Technology

    • Lead the data and talent insights technologies vertical by providing deep subject matter expertise on the technology and processes within that vertical, and aligning and collaborating with the other verticals
    • Conduct proactive research on technology vendors and best practices within their vertical through demonstrations, conferences, industry blogs and publications, and networking with internal and external SMEs
    • Lead the evaluation efforts of technologies for data and talent insights solutions
    • Lead alignment with partners through effective partnerships
    • Look to support the evolution of the full data and talent insights automation solutions services provided by RSR in leading the technology workstream
    • Identify partner opportunities to support the varied RSR solutions
    • Develop internal case studies on workstream in conjunction with Randstad's Global Transformation Office and Operational Excellence teams
    • Develop and maintain a roadmap for current and future technologies, processes, and best practices for their specific vertical
    • Develop and maintain a repository of recorded demonstrations, pricing, case studies, language support, integration capabilities, functionalities, and other documentation for both internal and external use
    • Develop and maintain a functional requirements matrix for their specific technology vertical to be used in relation to technology evaluations
    • Enable technology adoption through subject matter expertise on best practices
    • Increase customer and/or operational satisfaction in regard to technologies within their specific vertical
    • Understand regional technology and process nuances across the globe
    • Maintain a non-attorney knowledge of legislation that impacts their specific vertical (GDPR, CCPA, etc.) and work with legal, security and other internal stakeholders
    • Perform regular competitive analysis to catalog the technologies our competitors are going to market within their specific vertical, and understand the strengths and weaknesses of competitor technologies; act as change agent educating workstreams within RSR of these dynamic changes/evolving technologies

    Relationships

    • Interface with other Technology Strategy vertical owners to create blended solutions in circumstances where stakeholder needs bridge multiple verticals
    • Interface with Sales, Solution Design, Randstad's Global Transformation Office, Operational Excellence, Implementation, Training, Delivery and Support teams to ensure socialization of technology
    • As the key partner manager, interface and manage global governance with Technology Partners ensuring strategic alliances; evolve global governance model with partners
    • Work closely with the sales and solution design organizations to ensure technologies and processes within their vertical are solutioned appropriately; act as SME in sales and client pursuits
    • Maintain relationships / points of contact with current technology partners, as well as market leaders in their space
    • Provide regular update communications to other stakeholders (both internal and external) on activities related to their vertical
    • Work with internal and external stakeholders (in particular Operations, Operational Excellence, and the Global Transformation Office) to capture functionality gaps for partner technologies and solutions within their vertical
    • Interface with Product Development resources at our partner technology vendors to understand their roadmaps, and advocate for functionality improvements
    • Promote knowledge sharing and alignment between the Technology Strategy organization and the Randstad Innovation Fund and Digital Factory

    Thought Leadership

    • Provide thought leadership to internal and external stakeholders through webinars, speaking engagements, presentations, and written communications (whitepapers, sourciety updates, etc.)
    • Generate a sense of enthusiasm and excitement for fast paced technology change in the organization
    • Identify areas for evolution of RSR services empowered by technology providers within vertical
    • Work with contingent solution partners to evolve roadmap ensuring alignment with RSR efforts
    • Develop and promote digital fluency and technology adoption to provide mutual benefits to teams and clients (e.g., process improvement, data and insights)
    • Champion new technology and innovation products for adoption and understanding

    education

    • Bachelor's degree is required
    • Master's degree preferred

    experience

    • Experience with a subset of HR and contingent technologies
    • 5+ years strategic level experience with data and insights capabilities
    • Operational experience and strategic knowledge in MSP and RPO processes
    • 10+ years experience in governance and relationship management
    • Strong analytical abilities
    • Global experience understanding unique requirements within regions

    knowledge

    • An entrepreneurial, proactive, and innovative mindset
    • Comfort with new situations and ambiguity
    • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
    • Ability to establish and main strong relationships with multiple stakeholders
    • Ability to present to large and varied audiences

    additional skills preferred

    • Excellent command of the English language (written and spoken)
    • Global (or multi-regional) experience
    • Experience with a variety HR and recruitment technologies, both from a user and administrator perspective
    • Operational experience in both MSP and RPO processes
    • Presentation experience, particularly in a sales or thought leader capacity
    • Travel (regional and global) is required

    What's in it for you:

    • Largest global staffing leader
    • Competitive salary + bonus
    • Excellent benefits package - medical, dental, vision
    • Generous PTO policy earned from day one
    • Education and professional development
    • Rapid career growth
    • Retirement savings and security
    • Employee stock purchase plan
    • Paid parental leave
    • Short and long term disability
    • Employee assistance program and health advocacy
    • Health and dependent care flexible spending account
    • Metlife auto and home insurance
    • Metlife legal plan
    • Referral reward program
    • Exclusive discounts and programs with dozens of nationwide vendors and retailers

    At Randstad, we love to celebrate our hardworking diverse teams demonstrated through our ongoing commitment and diversity awards. Ranked as a 2021 DiversityInc Top 50 company, a 2021 Top 10 Global Champion for Supplier Diversity & Inclusion, a Military Friendly company for Veterans, Military Spouses & Suppliers, 2021 Staffing Industry Analyst Top 50 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Influencer to name a few. We are proud of our collaborative culture which is at the heart of Randstad. When you join Randstad you will receive opportunities for competitive & robust benefits, flexible schedules, and the assurance that everyone can be their authentic selves. We are seeking candidates from all backgrounds and demographics and a variety of industries to join a winning team!

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

    At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please just let us know.

    For certain positions, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Ask your Randstad representative for more information.