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Head of IT – ERP, Systems & Infrastructure – eCommerce

Employer
Recruitment Revolution
Location
Colchester, Essex
Salary
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Closing date
15 Jan 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Function
IT
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Job Details

We are on an incredible journey, with a mission to become the only destination brand for active nutrition. We are shaking up the sports nutrition industry through disruptive marketing campaigns that help people think differently about our brand – and we need your help!

Role Info:

Head of IT – ERP, Systems & Infrastructure – Leading eCommerce Brand
Colchester Based with visits to London Office (Liverpool Street)
Completive Salary & Benefits Package

Note: the role holder will assume the in-house title of Senior IT Manager.

The Head of IT Opportunity:

We are looking for a Head of IT / Senior IT Manager who will oversee the evolution, development, and maintenance of our infrastructure, systems, applications & processes; ensuring that they not only meet the growing and progressive needs of the business but also all necessary legal, GDPR, and security requirements too.

The right person will be forward-thinking, not afraid to bring disruptive concepts to the table, have a high degree of service focus, and excellent communication skills. With a desire to operate systems and processes in ways aligning with leading tech companies, you will always strive to be in tune with the latest software and hardware trends of modern fast growth and forward-thinking businesses. You will have a high level of experience and technical aptitude over a large scope of IT software & systems, hardware, and networking disciplines, and will remain at the forefront of the latest knowledge/trends in all of these areas.

What will you get in return?

This role will manage budgets for the systems & infrastructure, together with the responsibility for the management of IT-related contracts. The Senior IT Manager will design the strategic delivery of processes, global/local systems & applications ensuring that all key requirements are met within agreed timescales & budget.

What will you be doing?

+ You will have budget management responsibility
+ You will have overall accountability for IT support for our business operations – distribution (warehousing & fulfillment), manufacturing, in addition to the support of our non-ops teams’ hardware & systems.
+ You will have overall responsibility for key business systems including ERP, WMS, G Suite, Asana, Slack, and many others.
+ You will be able to identify opportunities to streamline processes for the benefit of the business and build a best in class team
+ You will monitor and manage service levels and performance standards for the team
+ You will be responsible for the line management, coaching, and development of the IT team. (currently consisting of a team of 3 in IT support, systems administration and in-house ERP developer)
+ You will manage supplier contracts, conducting tender processes, and negotiations.
+ You will lead innovation and delivery of key projects/enhancements to our business systems from the definition phase through to development, testing, implementation & support.
+ You will develop and manage strong relationships with relevant vendors to ensure leading-edge system solutions & processes are developed and implemented to gain a competitive advantage

What are we looking for?

+ Strong communication skills, with the personal credibility to influence senior management.
+ A new and curious mindset, always looking for changes to improve the status quo no matter how stable it may be.
+ Vision and imagination to provide new thinking on technology opportunities.
+ Ability to analyse requirements and problems and map them into technical solutions.
+ Broad knowledge of IT concepts and technologies.
+ Experience of managing ERP systems, WMS experience is a massive plus.
+ Track record of project management covering all aspects – from concept to delivery.
+ Supplier management and negotiation skills
+ Strong people management & team leadership skills
+ Experience in leading teams in delivering BAU support and major change programmes.
+ A high degree of ownership in all matters within the IT infrastructure but not limited to.
+ Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure
+ Experience within FMCG/production/warehousing, high-growth, eCommerce is a massive plus.

What do we offer?

+ Competitive salary
+ 50% company discount
+ Company pension
+ PerkBox subscription
+ Cycle to Work scheme
+ Summer working hours
+ Slick office in a shared co-working space

Location: Either London (Liverpool Street) or Essex (Colchester) but travel to both sites will be required.

We want passionate risk-takers. We want people that like to challenge our thinking. We want people that live and breathe digital and have a passion for nutrition, health, fitness, and sports. Sound like you?

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

Company

We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1. Reed.co.uk.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com

Contact Us
  • Castle Hill House
  • 12 Castle Hill
  • Windsor
  • SL4 1PD
  • United Kingdom
  • 01344844064
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