Head of IT Business Management Office

ID:  6028
Function:  Information Technology

North Reading, MA, US

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!


The Organization

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through Teradyne is a global, publicly held (NASDAQ: TER) company that engages in the development and sales of self-automatic test systems used by some of the world’s most innovative companies. The company automates industrial tasks and provides electronic testing equipment that speeds the time-to-market of new electronics. Their clients are companies of all sizes in diverse markets, and in partnership with their customers, they are improving how the world lives, works, and innovates. Founded in 1960 in Boston, Teradyne currently has 6,500 employees across 30 countries, with annual revenue in excess of $3B. More information can be found at www.teradyne.com


Position Summary

This senior IT executive role is a trusted advisor to the CIO and member of the IT Leadership Team helping to harness the power of digital technology to drive business and customer value through trusted partnerships across the company.

The Head of the IT BMO oversees functions such as IT strategy development, governance, performance management and the definition of IT ways of working (for example, common methodologies, processes, and tools for developing and operating IT).  The position focuses on ensuring that the IT organization "does the right things" through strategy and governance, as well as "doing things right" through organizational and operational model development and performance management.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strategy: Facilitate the on-going evolution of the enterprise technology strategy and strategic plan clarifying how information and technology will contribute to business success across in the enterprise.
  • Governance: Orchestrate the governance mechanisms ensuring that the appropriate decisions are made to implement the business and IT strategy.
  • Performance management: Define, maintain, and report on the metrics that track the progress of IT achievements against objectives, including the contribution of IT to business performance.
  • IT operating model: Design and maintain the IT operating model that is required to successfully execute the strategy critical to the IT strategic planning process. This includes the guiding principles for the IT ways of working, the high-level definition of roles and responsibilities, and working closely with other parts of the IT organization on selection of standards to be followed (for example, ITIL and COBIT) and drive organizational and operating model change management initiatives across IT.
  • Portfolio management: Providing transparency to the total portfolio of investment in IT and enabling key decision makers to prioritize demand based on strategic objectives, risks, dependencies, and potential constraints in the supply of IT.
  • Knowledge management: Ensuring there are processes in place to capture, distribute and effectively use IT knowledge across the enterprise, driving continuous learning and improvement. This capability often also acts as the point of contact to external research and advisory services.
  • IT marketing and communication: Positioning the value of IT and the role of the IT organization within the enterprise. Also, ensuring effective communication of the strategy and strategic plan to key stakeholders, as well as internally to IT employees to drive the right priorities and behaviors.
  • Financial management: Developing, presenting, and managing the IT budget in partnership with our IT FP&A partner; providing transparency to IT costs; managing cost allocation chargeback principles; and measuring the benefits of IT investments.
  • M&A Support: Lead IT activities related to M&A opportunities and transactions.
  • Talent Development: Manage the team of people who make up the IT Business Management Office and supports their professional development and overall team performance.



  • Bachelor's or master's degree in business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of seven years of leadership responsibilities, with experience leading global, diverse teams


Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong leadership capability, executing as appropriate in the areas of responsibility
  • Expertise in budget planning, financial management
  • Ability to improve operational efficiency, service delivery and information management across the IT organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport and persuade others


Key Competencies

  • Build relationships
  • Business enterprise knowledge
  • Change advocate
  • Results-orientation
  • Strategic IT planning
  • Team leadership


Working Conditions

  • International and domestic travel required: 10%
  • Hybrid workforce enablement – in office and remote work


Disclaimer: Teradyne has created this job description to indicate the general nature and level of work that Teradyne expects the Director of the IT Business Office to perform. This job description is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required, and should not be interpreted as such.


© Teradyne Inc. 1994-2021 All rights reserved. Teradyne is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, military service, pregnancy, political affiliation, union membership, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you're unable to access Teradyne's on-line job application due to a disability you may visit any one of our locations including our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center by phone at 978-370-3041 or email at HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.





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