Technology and Systems Lead

19 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Tridex is hiring for a Technology and Systems Lead to advance the software and systems that keep us at the forefront of B2B e-commerce for protective workwear, progressing our capabilities across four business units with multiple products and enabling our international business growth ambitions.

Progressing at your pace to become our Head of Technology and Systems - a new position on the board - you will collaborate with our interim IT Director and our Product Specialist to get to grips with our market and to uncover the emerging needs of our customers.

Together, you will help define, shape and then implement our new technology strategy and product roadmaps, overseeing the development of our applications, e-commerce and ERP solutions - currently outsourced - while managing our processes and operations around our data and cloud-based IT solution.

Joining during a period of positive change and investment in technology, Tridex is somewhere that you can have a large impact, with the full support of an MD and board that are making technology the future of the business.

Upcoming initiatives within the team

  • New technology strategy and product roadmap

  • Review and advancement of e-commerce capabilities

  • Update and enhance Netsuite ERP platform

  • Migration to Office 365

  • Office network consolidation and hardware refresh

  • Nurturing and growing our existing IT team

  • Integration with third party supplier systems

  • Working with marketing to ensure technology is ahead of the business needs

We're looking for

  • Someone able to help inspire and deliver change

  • Commercial acumen and comfortable working with senior stakeholders, occasionally overseas

  • A pragmatic, positive, approach to assessing new technology and finding better ways of working

  • A good understanding of B2B e-commerce technology coupled with ERP systems, and software development using Agile

  • Leadership or people management experience, as line manager or from guiding others

  • Experience implementing and owning disaster recovery and business continuity

  • Someone considering technology management roles in Hampshire such as: Systems Development Team Leader | Software Development Manager | Applications Development Manager | Software Development Team Leader | Technology Manager | E-commerce Systems Manager | IT Operations Manager | etc.

Salary and benefits

  • £55,000 - £65,000+ negotiable - we're keeping an open mind

  • £4,000 car allowance

  • Up to £5,000 personal performance bonus

  • Flexible and partially remote working practices - tell us what you need | contributory pension (3% employer, 5% employee) scheme | 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) | laptop and phone | free company lunches, staff kitchen | learning and development opportunities | free on-site parking

About us

Tridex Global owns Swift Industrial, TraffiSafe Ltd, TraffiSafe Corp. and Unisan SrL, making us market-leading suppliers of work safety gear and safety solutions to private and public sector organisations. Our customers are typically medium to large organisations and vary in industry; we supply local authorities and councils through to some of the biggest bluechips - the purchasing spend ranging from £50k to £2m. With a collective staff of 60 people, working from modern offices in leafy Hampshire, Tridex is a fast growing, profitable, friendly and dynamic workplace where you can thrive. | |

Location: Alton, Hampshire - commutable in 45 mins from Guildford, Basingstoke, Farnborough, Winchester, Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Petersfield, Hazlemere, Midhurst, Eastleigh.

Please be in touch with Vittoria at techfolk, our recruitment partner, to find out more:

0117 318 2447 | hello[at] | [at]we_are_techfolk

RECRUITERS: Tridex has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and speculative approaches are not welcome

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