Essense Designs is an international bridal wholesaler with key offices based in Lenexa, Kansas and Perth, Australia. Our growing organization also operates in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and New Zealand. We have been a global leader in bridal fashion for over 20 years and our designs are currently sold in over 1,500 stores worldwide. With innovative designs and a strong customer service approach, Essense Designs is a dynamic and rapidly-expanding company that rewards excellence, drive, and collaboration.
What We Offer
We look forward to welcoming the successful candidate to our fast-growing global team! In return for your skills, we offer you the opportunity to join an international industry leader and be part of a creative and collaborative culture that empowers its people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. We recognise and reward excellence, innovation, and loyalty. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for talented individuals to thrive. As such, we provide competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, with significant opportunity for exceptional team members to grow with us as we continue to expand.
If you have the skills and drive to help us further our growth, please go to https://www.essensedesigns.com/careers/ and follow the prompts to submit a cover letter, resume, and online application. Please note: We believe cover letters are important to help us understand why you are interested in this position and your unique story and qualifications. If you sincerely desire to work with us, please take this into consideration when submitting your materials.
We have an opportunity to join our team in Lenexa, KS in a new role as the Director of IT. This individual will plan, coordinate, direct, and design the operational activities of the IT department, as well as provide strategic direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations. The Director of IT reports to the Chief Innovation Officer and will work closely with the Essense leadership team to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
The Director of Information Technology will develop and lead a forward-looking organization and build an agile and secure technical infrastructure which includes on-site and cloud-based applications. We are a company that believes in finding better ways. We want someone that is not only always looking for better ways but is also open to new ideas from other team members and outside the company. Most importantly, we are seeking a leader who is aligned with our culture who will create and support an inspiring environment that promotes productivity, innovation and fun!
What We Expect:
This position is responsible for all enterprise-wide information technology including infrastructure and architecture, applications support, networks, telecommunications, vendor management, sourcing, project management and security. The Director will participate in overall business planning and innovation and must understand the organization’s core technology competency as well as future capabilities.
What We Are Looking For: