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Head of Systems - Moreton-in-Marsh

Employer
The Bamford Collection
Location
Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Salary
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Closing date
24 Apr 2024

Job Details

Head of Systems - Moreton-in-Marsh

THE BAMFORD COLLECTION IS A GROUP OF CONSCIOUSLY MINDED LIFESTYLE BRANDS COMMITTED TO NOURISHING AND NURTURING PEOPLE AND PLANET.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a highly motivated Head of Systems who has experience working in retail, distribution or e-commerce to help develop and lead the implementation of the IT Systems strategy. This is a hands-on role for someone with a proven background as an IT Systems Manager/Engineer and experience line managing a team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Lead the design and implementation of robust and scalable IT systems to support the organisation's goals.
    • Recommend, design, build and deliver new IT systems and EPOS environments.
    • Mentor and guide team members to foster a culture of continuous learning and skill development and develop a high-performance work environment.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify systems requirements and priorities.
    • Evaluate existing systems and technologies to identify integration opportunities and challenges.
    • Plan and execute the integration of cloud systems with existing on-premises systems and other cloud services.
    • Develop and maintain APIs for efficient data exchange between systems.
    • Ensure the availability, reliability, and scalability of IT systems.
    • Provide technical support to end-users of critical IT Systems.
    • Collaborate with other department Heads to understand and address technology needs.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation for systems, processes and configurations.

    SKILLS YOU WILL BRING

    • Proven experience working in retail, distribution or e-commerce industries.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field would be advantageous.
    • Knowledge of database systems and database management (e.g., SQL Server, SSIS).
    • Proven experience with automation and integration
    • Understanding of cloud platforms (preferably Microsoft Azure) and experience with cloud-based services.
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines, prioritise workload, in a time-critical, fast-paced environment.
    • Experience of Change Management and digital transformation.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and VBA.
    • A Project management certification (e.g., AgilePM, PMP, PRINCE2) would be advantageous.

      PERKS AND BENEFITS

      • Discounts: We offer a range of discounts on our products, treatments, and dining
      • experiences from day 1.
        Volunteering Days: Employees are offered one paid day per year to volunteer with a
        charity of their choice.
        Private Medical: We offer subsidised private medical insurance through Bupa.
        Pension Scheme: Pay up to 9% of your salary into your pension each month; we
        contribute up to 4.5%.
        Life Assurance: We offer life assurance cover, equivalent of up to a year of your annual
        salary.
        Mental Health Support: Our Employee Assistance Programme provides 24-hour support,
        seven days a week.

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