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Director of Business Applications

North East England

  • Reference: 385701
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £Six figure salary & excellent benefits package

  • Location: North East England / Remote Working

The Company

Global manufacturing company with world leading reputation for their products.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity in the UK for an individual to join the global technology solutions team of this world class organisation.

As Director of IT Business Applications you will have 10 direct reports who are situated across Europe, North America and Australia.  You and the team will work with the senior business leaders to define business, financial and operations requirements of new systems.  You will be focussed on product suite and there are additional team members who work on the SAP product suite within this team too.

This role could be remote in the UK with a regular visit to the offices in Newcastle upon Tyne.  Although you will be managing your team remotely, you will be expected to travel to meet with your team and other leaders once travel restrictions are lifted.  It is expected that you will spend up to 25% of your time travelling internationally.

Overview of the role

Your objectives will centre around the following criteria:

  • Development and ongoing refresh of business relation IT Strategy of multiple functions
  • Formulation of relevant technology roadmap for deployment of business systems
  • Focus point of contact for all IT business application needs
  • Identification of opportunity to apply and deliver effective business processes - championing continuous improvement
  • Successful end-to-end integration of software components
  • Ensuring maximum issue resolution in minimum timeframes are maintained
  • Vendor & supplier management
  • Successful management of a broad range of concurrent projects ensuring effective communication is maintained 
  • Governance and risk management - understanding and adherence to SOX controls, FDA and specific regulatory frameworks

Candidate Requirements

Successful candidates will be an established technology leader with deep knowledge in the integration of ERP applications - deployment and support of is essential with additional knowledge of SAP an advantage
They will have knowledge from within manufacturing, supply chain, materials, logistics, product life cycle and particular emphasis on finance and operations.
They will have significant experienced in leading people, projects and budgets 

In return, the salary and package are competitive and will include car allowance and bonus.

To apply, please send a full CV and details of your current basic salary and package marked FAO Sue Ormerod and quote reference 385701

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