About the company
With a passion for premium products and a commitment to ensuring a high-quality customer experience, this online food distribution business has launched successfully to market and is investing in continued expansion.
To support this growth and to ensure their technology platform is world class, they are seeking an experienced technology leader to join their fast-growing team.
About the role
As the first hire for the technology team, this is a key role for the business. This role would suit someone who is still very technical / happy to be hands-on, but whom also has the commercial acumen and strategic thinking to drive a high growth technology business forward.
As the IT Infrastructure Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all IT functions within the company. Reporting to the GM of Supply Chain, the successful candidate will be tasked with driving the technology vision and roadmap, platform development, architecture, security and standards.
You will manage the company's technology operations (and staff as they continue to grow the team and business - no staff in IT at present), as well as the implementation of new IT systems and policies that balance the long-term needs of a company alongside its immediate ones. Focus on maintaining computers, servers, networking, security, data, storage, physical and virtual facilities as well as Databases, and cloud-based services.
You will also work with other departments on the selection and implementation of key technology solutions and projects in line with the company's growth targets.
You must be willing and able to roll up your sleeves and play a hands-on role whilst building a world class platform and team.
About the candidate
To be successful in securing the role you will have proven experience as a Head of IT or similar. The ideal candidate will have gained experience in developing and leading technology / infrastructure engineering functions within an eCommerce business.
Exposure to the pace and complexity of an online/ecommerce business is preferred. Experience working for a start-up is highly desirable.
You will also have experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications; and experience in implementing systems and data security measures.
BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus
This is a great opportunity to build a function and deliver a solution that is critical to the ongoing success of the business. You will join a highly passionate team and a competitive salary is also on offer.
The company has ambitious growth plans and this is a great opportunity to join as they enter the next phase of growth. A great opportunity to be part of their amazing journey
How to apply:
Should this opportunity be of interest to you, please click on the APPLY button above or contact Katrina Park for a confidential discussion