Head of IT - 3-month contract - London - Up to £550pd

Recruiter
Just IT Recruitment
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced IT Manager who is looking to take on a new challenge?

Do you have experience of working within a retail environment?

Do you have experience of delivering effective changes to E-Commerce, Retail, and Backend Systems?

If so, then my client is looking for someone like you!

My client is a Sports Wear retailer with headquarters in London. They specialise in creating unique sportswear for women.

THE ROLE:
This is a hugely varied role reporting to the Director of Operations, with responsibility for defining and then implementing an IT strategy to support our growth plans, across both the UK & U.S. There will be opportunity to deliver across and support the Digital, Retail and Support Office teams. The goal is to create a culture where I.T challenges are resolved in an efficient, proactive approach and build a business with tech at its centre.

RESPONSIBILITY:
* You will have overall responsibility for delivering a robust, scalable IT infrastructure (E-Commerce, Retail and backend systems) to support the business growth ambitions.
* Define and lead E-Commerce and IT development plans to ensure efficient delivery of key business objectives and strategies
* Manage multiple 3rd party IT providers, agencies and integrations including outsourced support
* Responsible for all telecom, broadband and communication lines across the Estate.
* Overall responsibility for Disaster Recovery and IT security and GDPR.
* Drive retail systems forwards including mobile tills, till stability at all times and training on retail systems.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Experience working as a Head of IT within an international, multi-channel consumer brand.
* Experience of leading IT infrastructure roadmaps and business initiatives such as Omni channel transformation programmes with excellent governance.
* Experience with POS and Retail systems such as Cegid, Salesforce and eCommerce applications.
* You will need to be an agile, proactive person who takes an attitude of getting things done and delivers on objectives.
* You enjoy working in a collaborative environment and partner closely with your team, as you know that two heads (three heads) are better than one!

HOW TO APPLY:
Great opportunities like this don't last long. Submit your CV now, send an email to or give Meena a call on to discuss whether this role is right for you.

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