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Chief Technology Officer

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Union Beach, New Jersey, US, 07735

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 85201 

Job Description


It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF Information Technology team at our Union Beach, NJ location. With Frutarom combined, IFF is 129 years old, has greater than $5BB Revenue, contains over 13,000 employees, supports 160 locations, serving 33,000 customers with 150,000 products.  IFF is transforming our services to meet the heightened expectations of a highly creative, international and mobile workforce.


The Chief Technology Officer will create and provide perspective on forward-looking innovation, technology selection, and prototyping. You will be the owner of the enterprise structure and create centralized architecture to provide end to end guidelines. We are looking for a true technology evangelist!


You will spend your time…


  • Maintaining currency on new technologies and platforms. Providing direction on what emerging technologies should be integrated and introduced to ensure IT capabilities respond to enterprise’s digital business strategy (IOT, Big Data, Blockchain, etc.)
  • Partnering with the IT Strategic Business Partners to bring the breadth of IT’s technology to the businesses and functions
  • Providing strategic direction in IT organization’s innovation efforts and role in experimenting with new solutions
  • Providing ownership to drive all technology strategy and capabilities to be leveraged across IFF

Job Requirements


  • 10+ years in IT roles of increasing responsibility most recently as a Leader within a Global IT function
  • Experience transforming an IT environment at scale while taking the business with them
  • Technical background in modern digital environments to draw from a wide range of experiences.
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, SAP/Salesforce
  • Experience working closely with business leaders, knows the environment well and can identify issues and adapt as necessary.
  • Experience creating a globally collaborative & accountable culture to drive results.
  • Experience creating an enterprise technology architecture
  • Understanding of industry trends and best practice
  • Experience with prior global M&A’s
  • Cross Functional leadership across businesses and functions (highly matrixed organizations)
  • Project Leader for very complex IT initiatives



  • Strategic Agility – anticipates and develops a clear IT Technology strategy in line with business priorities
  • Business Acumen – understands the inner workings of the businesses and functions and builds operational plans to drive business and customer impact.
  • Technology Driven – leverages digital trends to create scalable solutions

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.

Visit us at to learn more about how we’re using Uncommon Sense to challenge expected, champion creators, and do more good for people and planet.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey