Job: IT Director

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Posted: 10/06/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: R0002395-1

Job Description

Job Description Summary

We are currently seeking an IT professional to join our team as a Director of Home Funding Applications for Taylor Morrison Home Funding based in Maitland, FL.

The objectives of the IT Director are to provide comprehensive IT leadership to our mortgage company in support of their business goals. The director will partner with mortgage company leadership and Taylor Morrison CIO/staff to develop strategy, to create plans and to execute initiatives consistent with overall company objectives and local mortgage company requirements. The Director will be responsible for conducting IT activities consistent with SOX compliance, control and reporting requirements. The role will lead, mentor and develop the existing IT team and manage operating obligations such as headcount, budgets and forecasts for the group.

Job Details

Primary responsibilities:

The Director’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Position will report solid line to Taylor Morrison CIO and dotted line to President, Taylor Morrison Home Funding.
  • Partner with the CIO, Corporate IT Staff and Taylor Morrison Home Funding Leadership to develop the strategic direction and to create business cases for IT investments in support of mortgage company business objectives that are consistent with Taylor Morrison IT Strategy.
  • Lead the IT team that provides IT support and life cycle management including but not limited to existing suite of loan origination, title operations, accounting and reporting applications.  
  • Assume all operational and organizational development responsibilities for the team the position is directing.  Operational tasks include managing headcount, budgets, forecasts, program delivery and contract negotiations with key providers.  Organizational tasks include staffing, goal setting, performance management, training and career development for the team.
  • Must have willingness and ability to collaborate across mortgage company functions and throughout layers of the organization in order to resolve ambiguity, to prioritize activities and to gain consensus in order to achieve results.  Must have the business acumen and presence to interact and partner with the executive leaders of the company.

  • Will be responsible for leveraging existing company infrastructure to provide desired system performance and reliability as well as end user help desk support for Taylor Morrison Home Funding employees.
  • Collaborate with corporate IT staff to find synergies and to leverage existing applications, tools and processes that can integrate with the builder and add value to Taylor Morrison Home Funding.
  • Partner with local mortgage company leadership to create strategies and plans to identify gaps, resolve concerns and implement improvements in support of Taylor Morrison Home Funding objectives.

  • Complete life cycle management of identified improvement projects.

  • Monitor compliance to IT related regulatory requirements imposed on mortgage company operations.

  • Operate consistently in conformance to Taylor Morrison Code of Conduct, Taylor Morrison IT Policy Manual and within the guidelines of SOX requirements.  

  • Be available to assist others in the event director has unique skills and abilities that can contribute to broader Taylor Morrison activities and/or projects.

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in related field.

    15 years of experience in related and relevant IT position(s).

Knowledge of real estate financing and/or similar relevant business.

Comprehensive IT background with business applications and IT infrastructure experience.

Experience leading and managing a team of IT professionals.

Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams to implement and manage change.

Ability to partner with remote technical team and local business leadership.

Experience working in publicly owned company and/or industries with SOX compliance program.

Project management experience preferred.

Results oriented - relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

An ability to collaborate, influence and creatively negotiate with clients and colleagues is expected.

Self-motivated individual with ability to work independently and take initiative to achieve results.

Proven ability to create strong working relationships with others.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Welcome to the Taylor Morrison, Inc. Career Portal

In order to be the best in the industry, you have to surround yourself with the best people. At Taylor Morrison, Inc., we are committed to being the best North American homebuilder as measured by our employees, customers, shareholders, and business partners.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation operates in the U.S. under the Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brands. Taylor Morrison is a builder and developer of single-family detached and attached homes serving a wide array of customers including first-time, move-up, luxury, and active adult customers. Taylor Morrison divisions operate in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Texas. Darling Homes serves move-up and luxury homebuyers in Texas. In addition, Taylor Morrison also offers home financing though Taylor Morrison Home Funding, providing professional and knowledgeable home mortgage options.

Taylor Morrison, Inc. is always looking for dedicated professionals who share our values.  Please use our Career Portal to view current job openings and apply for positions online.

Thank you for considering a career with Taylor Morrison, Inc.!

For more information about Taylor Morrison please visit www.taylormorrison.com.



Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time

R0002395

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