Club Monaco is an international men’s and women’s lifestyle brand with a distinctly urban casual point of view, best defined as a play of opposites: mixing vintage with new, hard with soft and eclecticism with minimalism. Each season, Club Monaco offers customers must have fashion and key pieces that together are the foundation of a modern wardrobe.
Club Monaco was recently acquired by Regent, LP, a leading private equity firm based in Beverly Hills.
Club Monaco is seeking a seasoned and innovative Director of IT at its headquarters in New York City. The ideal candidate will have a robust IT background, with various global technology projects including ERP implementations/support, retail support and infrastructure support under their belt. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience leading and managing internal teams, vendors, and offshore resources. Resilience, strong leadership, the ability to balance shifting priorities, and rolling up your sleeves to accomplish the tasks at hand will be the key factors to succeed in this role.
Lead, mentor and build a team of resources (internal and external) to support Club Monaco’s IT footprint
Oversee core applications and infrastructure within the IT department for Club Monaco
Build strong, productive relationships with leaders from the different departments as well as the private equity group to understand business requirements and have ability translate into technical requirements for IT resources/projects teams
Align/recommend IT strategic plans for Club Monaco that fit within core IT framework to help improve top/bottom line growth initiatives
Assess the current core technologies and determine the future path to continue support and growth of existing (or potentially new) systems
Lead Club Monaco specific IT implementations/rollouts while being hands on in all stages: from discovery & planning, to design and deployment
Continually maintain/manage any/all core applications and infrastructure technology improvements to ensure Club Monaco can support new releases and necessary upgrades to existing platforms
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field; Master’s degree preferred
10+ years of experience in demonstration of strong technical skills, including hands-on experience as managing IT for a high growth company
Experience with major global IT implementations in various industries, including but not limited to retail, wholesale, and e-commerce
Experience with various cloud architectures and deployment strategies such as SaaS, IaaS and PaaS
Experience with ERP systems and implementations, preferably Microsoft Dynamics F&O
Excellent management skills with 3rd party and offshore vendors
Exceptional leadership skills
Strong follow-through on all projects; ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Previous experience in acquisitions, corporate carve-outs, and restructurings preferred