Applications/Business Systems Manager
Key IT leadership role
Oversee and manage business applications and systems
Join a growing company embarking on a journey of technology transformation
About the company
Our client is a well-established and privately owned consumer goods manufacturing business with a strong foundation of success. They have exciting growth plans for the business and a strategic agenda to upgrade their technology platforms and systems.
About the role
Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for ensuring that the technology function runs optimally and efficiently. You will be tasked with the responsibility of developing a suitable IT strategy and roadmap for the business that will be fundamental in underpinning the company's growth plans.
You will closely with the function heads/key stakeholders to ensure that technology enables operational efficiencies and drives continued growth of the business. You will provide clear direction and guidance to ensure IT responds to business needs in a timely manner.
You will evaluate current systems, processes and practices and recommend changes, ensuring efficiencies and improvements are in place.
You will closely with the external service providers to ensure the company is adopting best practice and leveraging emerging technologies.
Over time the role will be more operational with a strong focus on managing and maintaining the applications, systems, infrastructure and security. You will also play a key role in leading IT projects.
Given this is a relatively small business and a very small IT department, the successful candidate will need be very versatile in their skills and knowledge and hands-on.
- The IT Manager will bring to the role both a strategic focus as well as a technical/hands-on element.
- You will have proven experience leading an IT function and have a strong track record working in technology across both infrastructure/systems as well as applications and ERP
- Experience working with SAP BusinessOne essential
- Experience supporting MS Windows and providing user support and systems administration
- Experiencing managing external vendors and suppliers
- Experience developing and driving technology strategy and roadmaps
- IT Project Management experience
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with stakeholders
- FMCG experience essential
How to apply
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