Date:  May 8, 2024

Houston, TX, US, 77024

Job Function:  Information Technology
Requisition Number:  4615

Title:  Vice President, Enterprise Technology

The Opportunity

As the Vice President of Enterprise Technology, reporting to the Chief Information Officer, you will play a crucial role in leading our business's technological advancements, specifically overseeing Par's business application ecosystem encompassing Accounting, Commercial, HR, Refinery, Logistics, and Data. This role involves aligning technology with our business processes to drive innovation, maintain robust application architecture and integration, and manage the full application development lifecycle. Your leadership will be pivotal in promoting a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence within the technology team, while fostering strong partnerships with the business.


Some of the responsibilities include:

Strategic Leadership and Business Application Oversight:

    • Oversee Par's comprehensive business application ecosystem, ensuring seamless integration and alignment with business needs.
    • Develop and implement strategies that effectively align technology with business processes, driving innovation and support for enterprise applications.
    • Responsible for the overall architecture and integration of business applications, maintaining a holistic view of the organization’s strategy and technology landscape.

Application Development and Management:

    • Manage the entire application development process from ideation to deployment, ensuring solutions meet business requirements and deliver value.
    • Continuously evaluate existing solutions, identifying opportunities for standardization, functionality enhancement, and supportability improvement.
    • Establish and enforce robust quality assurance and testing processes, ensuring the reliability and optimal performance of applications.

Innovation and Continuous Improvement:

    • Promote a culture of innovation, strong customer service, and continuous improvement within the team.
    • Implement analytics tools to monitor application performance and user experience, identifying opportunities for optimization and scalability.
    • Develop strategies for data warehousing and automated reporting to enhance data aggregation and business intelligence.

Team Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement:

    • Provide technical leadership in project management and production support, prioritizing solutions based on business needs and ROI.
    • Engage in regular audit reviews for process optimization, overseeing key application performance metrics.
    • Act as a liaison between IT and other departments, fostering collaboration and understanding of technology’s role in achieving business goals.

Expertise in SAP S/4 and Cross-Functional Collaboration:

    • Demonstrate deep understanding of SAP S/4, leveraging this knowledge to enhance business processes and outcomes.
    • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, ensuring technology initiatives support company-wide objectives.

The Requirements 

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Vice President, Enterprise Technology you will have: 

  • Educational Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Computer Science, or Information Technology.
  • Experience: At least 15 years in enterprise applications and lifecycle management, including 8+ years in a leadership role, preferably in an enterprise setting in the Downstream Refining industry.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in SAP ERP platforms, database and BI technologies, data analytics, AI, ML, and data mining. Familiarity with modern enterprise application lifecycle management, customer experience enhancement, Agile methodologies, DevOps, and ERP transformation initiatives.
  • Leadership: Strong leadership and team development skills with a history of building high-performing teams.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position, additional responsibilities and opportunities may be identified based on current business needs. 


Who We Are

At Par Pacific, we own and operate market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically complex markets. We have built a team of oil and gas industry veterans and subject matter experts to lead our organization with an entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative, problem solving approach. We bring our diverse strengths and motivation to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, growing organization, we actively pursue new opportunities with corporate financing know-how, respond to local market demands, and adapt to changing external environments.


Unique Culture  

There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific -- a niche player in the energy space. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneurial-minded professionals that love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in.  


Location, Location, Location  

Because Par Pacific operates in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives.





Opportunistic Growth Strategy  

At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies.  


Excellent Compensation and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust allotment of paid time off, a 401(k) with company match, retirement savings plans, educational reimbursement, and more. Full-time employees (and their families) are offered medical (with prescription coverage), dental, vision, voluntary critical illness, accident, life/AD&D insurance, Flexible Spending Account and Employee Assistance Program.  Employees can purchase company stock at discounted prices through the Employee Stock Purchase Program.


Our Headquarters  

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. We are a growing energy company focused on renewable and conventional fuels in the Western United States. Par Pacific also owns 46% of Laramie Energy, LLC, a natural gas production company with operations and assets concentrated in Western Colorado.  Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR".   


Our Refineries and Logistics Operations  

We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 218 Mbpd. Par Pacific owns and operates one of the largest energy networks in Hawaii with 94,000 bpd of operating refining capacity, a logistics system supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In the Pacific Northwest and the Rockies, Par Pacific owns and operates 124,000 bpd of combined refining capacity, related multimodal logistics systems,   


Our Retail Operations  

We own and operate 90 retail locations in Hawaii under the Hele and 76 brands and 33 retail locations in Washington and Idaho under the nomnom brand.


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.   


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status,genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.   





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