Head of Business Systems - Retail

Cognitive Group Limited
United Kingdom
£80000.00 - £90k pa + bonus and benefits
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Business Systems - Retail - ERP Microsoft Technology has been at the forefront of technical innovation for 40 years and is continuing to make inroads into the CRM/ ERP market with the new Dynamics 365 all- encompassing platform. This is an excellent time to be a Microsoft Technical Professional in an ever-growing market with many large multi-million pound projects to be involved with. Our luxury retail client is currently undergoing a major ERP implementation of MS Dynamics across the business. They are looking for a Head of Business Systems to ensure that the business' application estate is available, performant, secure and capable of meeting and exceeding the business' current and future needs. Business partnering with key stakeholders to understand their requirements, defining solutions that deliver against business goals and set expectations around delivery in a timely and predictable way. The successful candidate will have: - Experience in the retail industry and therefore a great understanding of retail systems and best practice. - Proven experience of working as a Senior Manager in the IT Industry, preferably within Retail environment - A strong understanding of business finance and how the appropriate application of technology directly influences overall company performance - Demonstrable expertise in the delivery of business solutions, enhancing the customer experience and supporting and developing capability across all retail channels. Experience must include significant exposure to the implementation, support and development of ERP platforms, ideally Microsoft Dynamics AX - Ability to manage and align multiple internal and external parties, potentially with varying objectives - Ability to act as a single point of contact for senior business colleagues - Proven experience of leading business systems teams and systems delivery teams, including the delivery of one or more significant transformation programmes. - Experience in organisational change and transformation management, including the definition of change and mobilising programmes and projects. Exposure to defining/building or providing significant support to a PMO function would be a distinct advantage. - Full project lifecycle experience within a variety of delivery methodologies (Waterfall, Agile) This is a great opportunity to join a prestigious and well-recognised retail brand during a time of significant change. This means that you will have the opportunity to put ownership to your work and build a reputation within the retail industry. Our client is working with the latest Microsoft technologies and therefore you will gain experience with these which will greatly increase your market value! For more information please get in touch: ************* Cognitive Group are recruitment specialists for Microsoft Dynamics AX jobs, Microsoft Dynamics CRM jobs, Microsoft Dynamics NAV jobs and complementary Microsoft stack technologies. We build long term relationships with you, providing honest, insightful career advice, introductions and coaching to help you secure the Microsoft Dynamics job you aspire to.
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