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Sysco Director, Business Technology, WorkDay Financial Systems in Bellaire, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

7 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


Lead a medium to a large-sized team of entry to senior-level individual contributors and/or entry to mid-level people leaders to deliver a moderately complex Business Technology (BT) service or more than one simpler Business Technology (BT) service.


  • Technology strategy and roadmap - Develop the strategic plan for Sysco technology architecture where business benefits and technology advancement will deliver clear value to the business. Leverages innovative tools and processes to maintain project alignment with strategic objectives and principles. Identify technology trends and determine the practical application of technology advancement in the business.

  • Engagement Collaborate with business and Business Technology leaders, building relationships and partnerships to drive the appropriate level of engagement in technology initiatives.

  • Delivery - This role helps the business function analyze their technology needs and incorporating their technology requirements into the Business Technology (BT) work in-take process for budgeting, prioritization, and resourcing. Leads the business function governance of technology initiatives.

  • Project delivery - Provides direction, advice, and counsel to Project and Portfolio managers on key initiatives with regard to scope, schedule, budget deliverables. Collaborates with key stakeholders at regular intervals to present business-savvy updates and insights for small to medium-scale technology projects and initiatives. This includes understanding the initiatives, timelines and desired results

  • Incident response Managing day-to-day support of the applications in their area with focus on continuous improvement, increased efficiency and reducing total cost of ownership. They are also responsible for managing significant incidents when they happen, focused on business engagement and communication.

  • People management Directly manages a cross-functional team of Sysco associates and third-party vendors, and influences and aligns other Business Technology (BT) teams and business functions, to manage and deliver technical support and solutions. Plays an active role in the broader leadership of the BT function, like Directors' Council, BT Cost Savings, etc.

  • Financial management - This role requires that they take an active role in budgeting and planning for the year, and managing the BT budget to ensure the function meets its financial commitments. Business-facing Directors must work with business leaders in budgeting and planning and be able to represent the business function during budgeting and project prioritization discussions.

  • Lead a medium-sized, cross-functional and self-sufficient team or multiple such teams to deliver technology solutions according to Agile methodology.

  • Partner with the business to understand technology needs. Enable the business to work more collaboratively with BT. Provide "Big Picture" narrative to the product team. Coach product owners.



7-10 years of technology and/or project management experience with the ability to mentor technical professionals.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or Bachelor's degree plus significant technology experience; Master of business administration or master's degree in the relevant field desired.


  • Proven ability to lead a team to achieve defined goals

  • Solid understanding of skills required to deliver the team's service and ability to assess those skills in others

  • Self-directed and motivated to work independently

  • Intermediate project management skills

  • Proven verbal, written and visualization communication skills demonstrated with people at the executive level and below

  • Able to juggle multiple high-priority and critical initiatives at once

  • Proven adaptability to change and comfort with ambiguity

  • Proficient with general office applications (MS Word, Outlook, Excel)

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft project

  • Expert collaborator with remote and cross-functional teams

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Working Conditions:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.