Head of Global IT

Posted on 5/29/2024

Gowan Company

Gowan Company

201-500 employees

Develops and markets agricultural inputs globally.

Food & Agriculture


Yuma, AZ, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in technology or related field
  • Master's degree or similar designation is highly desirable
  • +15 years of related experience
  • Experience in building commercial-ready IT infrastructure, processes, and controls
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in vendor management and technology business management processes
  • Extensive experience with software development lifecycle in regulated environments
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, influencing, and negotiating skills
  • Developing IT roadmaps
  • Executing initiatives that drive tangible business outcomes
  • Ensuring data integrity and compliance
  • Optimizing operational effectiveness
  • Working closely with cross-functional leaders to develop comprehensive strategies
  • Participating with R&D and commercial innovators to improve utility to the grower
  • Providing strategies and technology solutions for global product launches
  • Implementing business processes and systems for commercial, manufacturing, supply chain, and ERP
  • Leading and developing a global IT team
  • Defining an operating model to enhance IT capabilities
  • Establishing governance protocols for product/platform compliance, policy development, and risk management
  • Strengthening IT security measures
  • Developing enterprise AI and data management strategies
  • Maintaining a stable and highly available computing infrastructure
  • Collaborating with Finance to develop and manage the IT portfolio budget
  • Overseeing strategic vendor and partner relationships
  • Directing cybersecurity efforts
  • Driving commercial readiness in IT and related business processes

Working at Gowan Company provides an opportunity to be part of a team that is dedicated to enhancing global food security through advanced agricultural inputs. The company's focus on developing cutting-edge biological, organic, and chemical solutions not only leads the industry in sustainable farming practices but also offers employees a chance to innovate and drive change in global agriculture. This environment promotes professional growth and commitment to a vital and globally impactful field.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Yuma, Arizona



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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