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Head of IT Systems | Retail | North London

Job Title: Head of IT Systems | Retail | North London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £700 - £800 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: NW/25230_1516901835
Contact Name: Nicole Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Head of IT Systems | Retail | North London

I'm partnering an international retail and ecommerce organisation currently undergoing a firm wide, Digital Transformation. The business is on mission to futureproof its position enhancing every aspect of the customer experience; online, in-stores and across the entire supply chain. The business is on a mission to drive more sales through digital channels and to that end is implementing a range of exciting bespoke ecommerce and core IT systems (e.g. ERP, WMS, Order Management etc)

The Head of IT Systems will be responsible for leading all projects for both Digital and Core IT, with responsibility for Development Teams, PM's, BA's and a variety of 3rd Party Vendors and Partners. It's therefore critical the successful candidate has strong experience of working in a similar role, within this sector.

You'll be a Digital Native with strong experience of improving customer journeys and overall experience both in store and online. You'll work closely with the Exec and PLC board's to drive the Agile agenda and create operational efficiencies.

Experience Required;
* Expert at achieving success through Digital Channels
* A strong background of implementing a successful Agile culture
* A proven track record of improving customer experience in store and online
* A detailed understanding of order management and supply chain systems
* Experience of delivering a variety of technology and digital projects
* Leadership experience of teams north of 25
* Proven experience of working with 3rd party Vendors and Suppliers
* Ability to instil confidence at a senior level, including Board / C-Suite

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.