About the Role :
WeWork is currently seeking a regional Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Director who will oversee the development and deployment of IT, AV and Security technology within the region.
Reporting to the regional Design Director, you will collaborate closely with project ICT Engineers and Operations Technicians to understand what is working, what is not working, and what regional modifications to product standards and deployment processes are needed for the region.
This role is focused on the development and deployment of technology solutions in the region, and will be paired with a regional Technology Services Director who will oversee operation and support of systems within the region.
Responsibilities (including but not limited to) :
Report jointly to the Head of ICT and regional Design Director
Act as prime regional stakeholder for Product Development team in development of global basis of design (BOD) standards to create regional branches, incorporating local sourcing of products / support, building methods and practises, and member expectations
Identify fresh and relevant technologies and in collaboration with the regional Technology Services Director, and ICT Directors from other regions to create new and exciting products, drive innovation and deliver experience to add value to the user experience.
Propose and negotiate with regional level equipment providers
Vet and onboard new consultants and integration contractors
Conduct strategic (non-project level) value engineering sessions with contractors to optimize value in the region, feeding back into BOD development
Develop and lead technology discipline product development initiatives at a regional level
Interface closely with the regional Technology Services Director to analyse and understand operational successes and failures, bringing this knowledge back to regional BOD development
Work with the regional Technology Services Director to develop the regional technology roadmap based on regional business and technical requirements.
Provide input concerning technology developments, updated global standards, and CAPEX budgets into the regional investment plan for the technology roadmap.
Independently research potential paths to improving product via such means as efficiency studies, technological improvements, etc.
Conduct research and make recommendations on low voltage technology products, systems, protocols, and standards in support of company product vision and development efforts
Must have Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or Information Technology
10+ Years in design and construction of low voltage infrastructure, structured cabling and coordination strategy with focus on telecommunications and / or audio visual design
Proven track record in overseeing deployment across multiple sites
Knowledge of estimating, construction methods, engineering, equipment and technology
Excellent organizational, supervisory, communication, collaboration and analytical skills
Must have excellent communication skills verbal and written
Must be willing to travel and spend periods of time on-site
Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills
Fluent in English with additional local languages preferred
Who you are :
Someone who is ready to get their hands dirty
Gets happy and excited that no two days are the same
Loves working with numerous people day to day
Never take yourself too seriously