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Head of IT - ERP / Retail

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Job ID:

49585

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per year
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Job Views:

6

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12/09/2018
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Job Description:

A unique job opportunity of a lifetime has arisen for a strategic thinker, driven and practically minded Head of IT with Retail industry experience to manage a full IT operation of a successful Retail Organisation, located in Kuwait, but has expanded its operation recently to the USA. The role will involve being the focal point of the Company's IT strategy with the Retail Organisation, driving change, generating innovative digital solutions, managing a team of technical staff, and being responsible for the Technical Infrastructure which is based around ERP, Microsoft Dynamics, and Ecommerce (Retail). You will need to have a decisive mind-set, be able to think on your feet, with a strong technical background to influence major business decisions within their Retail organisation, and drive technical change, continuously recommending and driving the latest information technology solutions, policies and procedures, within the organisation. About the Company: The company have been working in the Retail sector for over 20 years and have expanded their operation into the USA. The technical environment is focused around ERP, MS Dynamics 2012, SQL Server, Networking and Security. The technology also covers areas such a Cloud, POS, Mobile, CRM, e-commerce, warehousing and merchandising. They offer an enviable list of reputed products and are committed to providing the best to their customers., * Report directly to General Manager (owner) supporting in all IT related matters * Operational Management - ensure continuous delivery of IT Services, manage SLA's and monitoring of IT systems performance * Directs technological solutions by studying up to date improvement strategies that adhere to laws and regulations * Ensure a smooth transition during every technical implementation * Shape new technology strategy and drive it thru the business - creating excitement and leading staff to buy into the strategy * Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities. * Supervise a team of 6 IT technical staff, including recruitment, mentoring / developing staff, training, and meet budgetary objectives * Establish IT Policies and enterprise architecture standards in collaboration with business units, and proactively identifying problems and underperforming technologies * Business partnering internal HOD's applying digital solutions to improve internal processes and consumer engagement. * Implement and manage various facets of IT projects such as ERP solutions, e-commerce, third party software integration. Previous IT experience working in the Retail Sector and passion for technology * Degree educated (necessary for visa requirements) * Previous experience of understanding the retail customer journey applying technical developments during various points of that journey * Inspirational management skills - people development and a strong leader * ERP Specialist consultant having managed various ERP implementation projects. * Significant experience in implementing Server & Client infrastructure in a Retail environment * Strong understanding of Networks, Infrastructure deployment and architecture, software development & project management. * Knowledge of Data Security and GDPR (beneficial) * Comfortable with travelling and attending retail trade fairs to evaluate new technology inventions * Problem solver, key decision maker, technological expert * Flexible and determined individual * Awareness of the latest Retail technology and passion to keep abreast of future changes * Must be able to engage efficiently with multiple personalities and cultures * Sensitivity towards cultural diversity and strong communication skills.( in English, Hindi could be advantageous) Technical Requirements: Broad knowledge and expertise within most of the following systems; * ERP Implementation Specialist experience * Security Systems, Firewalls, Access Control * MS SQL Server 2012 * Knowledge of Cloud technology * Mobile devices - Apple, Android, Blackberry Devices * POS, CRM * Microsoft Applications * Expert in Windows (7,8.1,10) & Active Directory, Servers, Monitoring * Network & Windows server * LAN/WAN Networks, TCP/IP, VPN's, DNS & DHCP Package: Basic up to £90,000 tax-free +Medical Insurance + Life Assurance + Yearly flight home employee and partner+ 43 days holidays, Competitive TAX-FREE salary up to £90,000 per year * Travel ticket for employee and partner for 1 visit per year * Life Assurance (1-year salary maximum) * Private Medical Insurance * 30 days holiday, plus 13 bank holidays
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Head of IT - ERP / Retail

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Job ID:

49585

Salary:

per year
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Job Views:

6

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12/09/2018
col-wide 

Job Description:

A unique job opportunity of a lifetime has arisen for a strategic thinker, driven and practically minded Head of IT with Retail industry experience to manage a full IT operation of a successful Retail Organisation, located in Kuwait, but has expanded its operation recently to the USA. The role will involve being the focal point of the Company's IT strategy with the Retail Organisation, driving change, generating innovative digital solutions, managing a team of technical staff, and being responsible for the Technical Infrastructure which is based around ERP, Microsoft Dynamics, and Ecommerce (Retail). You will need to have a decisive mind-set, be able to think on your feet, with a strong technical background to influence major business decisions within their Retail organisation, and drive technical change, continuously recommending and driving the latest information technology solutions, policies and procedures, within the organisation. About the Company: The company have been working in the Retail sector for over 20 years and have expanded their operation into the USA. The technical environment is focused around ERP, MS Dynamics 2012, SQL Server, Networking and Security. The technology also covers areas such a Cloud, POS, Mobile, CRM, e-commerce, warehousing and merchandising. They offer an enviable list of reputed products and are committed to providing the best to their customers., * Report directly to General Manager (owner) supporting in all IT related matters * Operational Management - ensure continuous delivery of IT Services, manage SLA's and monitoring of IT systems performance * Directs technological solutions by studying up to date improvement strategies that adhere to laws and regulations * Ensure a smooth transition during every technical implementation * Shape new technology strategy and drive it thru the business - creating excitement and leading staff to buy into the strategy * Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities. * Supervise a team of 6 IT technical staff, including recruitment, mentoring / developing staff, training, and meet budgetary objectives * Establish IT Policies and enterprise architecture standards in collaboration with business units, and proactively identifying problems and underperforming technologies * Business partnering internal HOD's applying digital solutions to improve internal processes and consumer engagement. * Implement and manage various facets of IT projects such as ERP solutions, e-commerce, third party software integration. Previous IT experience working in the Retail Sector and passion for technology * Degree educated (necessary for visa requirements) * Previous experience of understanding the retail customer journey applying technical developments during various points of that journey * Inspirational management skills - people development and a strong leader * ERP Specialist consultant having managed various ERP implementation projects. * Significant experience in implementing Server & Client infrastructure in a Retail environment * Strong understanding of Networks, Infrastructure deployment and architecture, software development & project management. * Knowledge of Data Security and GDPR (beneficial) * Comfortable with travelling and attending retail trade fairs to evaluate new technology inventions * Problem solver, key decision maker, technological expert * Flexible and determined individual * Awareness of the latest Retail technology and passion to keep abreast of future changes * Must be able to engage efficiently with multiple personalities and cultures * Sensitivity towards cultural diversity and strong communication skills.( in English, Hindi could be advantageous) Technical Requirements: Broad knowledge and expertise within most of the following systems; * ERP Implementation Specialist experience * Security Systems, Firewalls, Access Control * MS SQL Server 2012 * Knowledge of Cloud technology * Mobile devices - Apple, Android, Blackberry Devices * POS, CRM * Microsoft Applications * Expert in Windows (7,8.1,10) & Active Directory, Servers, Monitoring * Network & Windows server * LAN/WAN Networks, TCP/IP, VPN's, DNS & DHCP Package: Basic up to £90,000 tax-free +Medical Insurance + Life Assurance + Yearly flight home employee and partner+ 43 days holidays, Competitive TAX-FREE salary up to £90,000 per year * Travel ticket for employee and partner for 1 visit per year * Life Assurance (1-year salary maximum) * Private Medical Insurance * 30 days holiday, plus 13 bank holidays