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Vice President Retail Systems
Exciting new position with an exceptional firm
Lead a team of professionals and managing vendors
About Our Client
High enegy agile and retail company.This company has made its mark opening high performance, profitable, effective stores in challenging environments other retailers avoid due to the difficulty involved. If you are the kind of person who is hungry to make a difference and can lead with humility, while tenaciously pursuing retail excellence, this is the role for you.
- Life cycle management of all Point-of-Sale application Systems that run on Cash Register Hardware.
- Life cycle management of all ERP, Logistics and Finance systems that run our business
- Maintain and Manage direct relationships with all Vendors responsible for application systems under the scope of responsibility
- Participate in strategic management of global application systems with the CIO and the Global IT Practice within the multinational company
- Participate with CIO and Peers for setting and managing the budget for the Regional IT department as a whole.
- Recruit, build, and lead a team of effective staff who carry out the various detailed functions under this sphere of responsibility
- Work as an effective team with Peers in IT, and also the other Groups within the company
- Maintain an unflappable focus on excellence and quality delivery, and inspire the same values in the team.
- Support our Stores
- Function as an integral part of our leadership team and further the company culture and values.
The Successful Applicant
- Proven, effective team leadership experience in Retail IT for at least 10 years.
- Demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals, and manage major vendors
- Ability to negotiate challenging situations and handle multiple competing priorities
- Ego firmly in check. Effective team work that comes from natural character traits.
- Post-Secondary education in Computer Science, business management, or Retail Business is an asset.
What's on Offer
Competitive base salary