Salary£70000 - £80000 per annum
I am delighted to be partnering with one of the largest Freight Management, Logistics and Warehousing businesses in the UK to find an experienced Head of IT from a Solutions and Applications background to lead the overall Solutions function on a number of major systems change and implementation projects.

The role can be partially remote, with time spent in their Essex sites.

An Overview
Having grown globally through acquisition the current systems landscape is complex and fragmented, with several different applications in place that complete the same role. Due to the overall system architecture and complexity in the business they are looking to complete an end to end review of the current systems, architecture, and solutions to make appropriate changes where necessary.

Your Experience
Coming from a Solutions background, you will have worked on delivering application projects through internal development teams and utilising off the shelf applications. A major part of the role will be the project management, governance, and control, ensuring complex project portfolios are managed effectively (budget, resource, timescales etc) along with designing the solutions and ensuring successful integration.

Must have experience
  • Leadership of a team of technical and solutions specialists
  • Hands on experience in solutioning and implementation of ERP, Finance, CRM type systems within a large-scale organisation
  • Experience within a logistics, supply chain or warehousing would be a massive advantage
Desired skills
  • Program & Project Management of multiple large-scale IT and business change initiatives – ideally with Prince2 or similar qualifications
  • Leadership and management of dispersed teams, including working with offshore teams.
  • End to end functional and non-functional business analysis and requirements gathering to delivery
  • Documentation of processes and procedure, project risk etc
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strategic planning and management of application lifecycle minimising down time and disruption
  • Supplier engagement and management
  • Current knowledge of Architectural best practices
  • Strong commercial acumen including finance and budget management
In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, good benefits, and career development. This Solutions team is a key area of focus and growth in the coming years which presents professional development as the business continues to grow an invest in its IT and systems, and will form a key part of the succession plan moving forward.

For more information and a details job spec please contact Ruben Davis at Pure Resourcing Solutions.
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