Head of Applications / Head of IT Systems - Retail Sector

ninesharp Limited
£10k - £999999 pa + Bonus, Pension etc.
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Applications / Head of IT Systems / VP of Applications / IT Applications Manager - Retail

6 figure package on offer.


An outstanding opportunity has arisen in Central London with a leading retail organisation where you will be a major decision maker in terms of the technical implementation, integration and utilisation of IT applications. My client is an internationally renowned organisation with a strong customer base and track record - this is a fantastic opportunity to join a global leader at a time when you will become an integral part of the company moving forward.

The Head of Applications will provide expertise and passion for implementing, managing and supporting business processes through software applications. You will gather new requirements fitting business needs and collaborate with vendors or internal developers to deliver the best, most appropriate IT systems. The delivery of an ERP solution will be central to this role, so strong project management capabilities are required.

Responsibilities & Skills Required:

- Determine the most appropriate design of application architecture to support the business, taking into account current best practices and technologies.
- Software Vendor management: full lifecycle involvement from project initiation through to requirement gathering, testing, release and support.
- Collaborate closely with stakeholders to meet business objectives in IT initiatives by using in-depth knowledge of processes and products.
- Experience of ERP system implementation
- Excellent Project Management skills.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.

This is a great time for a Head of Applications to join the team, as there are several extremely interesting projects in the pipeline and the successful Business Systems Manager will have the opportunity to grow within a market leader.

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