I.T Manager

Miller Leith

Exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Leader to join this market leading retail brand.

  • Leading retail brand experiencing continued growth
  • Responsibility across head office, manufacturing, logistics and retail stores
  • Inner Melbourne location - Competitive Salary Package
The Company
This leading manufacturer and retail brand is presently in the midst of an exciting growth period, which includes the continued expansion of their national retail store network and expansion of both their manufacturing base and head office here in Melbourne. Currently, the team are seeking a highly experienced Information Technology Manager to join the team.

The Role
Leading a small team, the I.T Manager will have dual focus on ensuring the stability, reliability and security of current business Information Systems and Services, along with developing and implementing future improved solutions and innovation.

Servicing a wide national network including head office, production, warehousing and retail stores, the I.T Manager and their team will have full responsibility for all I.T hardware, software, systems (including ERP and POS), Infrastructure and support services.

In line with business objectives, the I.T Manager will partner extensively with all key business departments in order to lead development and improvement of I.T solutions and strategy. The team will actively analyse needs, issues and opportunities and create continuous improvement initiatives and projects for the team to perform. You will be required to be at the forefront in evaluating and driving implementation of new, innovative and cutting-edge information processes, systems and solutions (cloud, mobile, data modelling, etc.). You will also lead the creation of robust processes and applications in which operational and commercial data is captured, manipulated and utilised, to optimise organisational performance as well as enable the business to make educated commercial strategic decisions.

The team will also be tasked with ensuring, security, reliability and functionality is not compromised at all times. This will include full time support to all departments, stores and employees to both create training programs as well as ensure all I.T issues are resolved with minimal disruption.
Commercially, they will have financial accountability for the current function, services and systems, as well as all future Capital Expenditure and deployment of I.T.

Culturally, the ideal I.T Manager will bring passion, hunger, technical expertise, commercial acumen and enthusiasm, with a focus on developing and empowering people, increasing business knowledge, improving processes, staff engagement and complete inter-departmental integration. This will allow the right leader to then step back and let the Information Services team manage day-to-day, but still remain hands-on and involved at the ground level when required, as well as focus on the strategic development for information Technology Services.

Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, IS or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years IT leadership experience
  • Proven track record in streamlining and transforming IT operations
  • Experience in deployment and management of cloud based solutions
  • ERP implementation experience
  • Vendor management
  • Exceptional influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • Retail IT, POS software and EFTPOS support experience are highly regarded
For More Information 
Here at Miller Leith we are open to having a conversation about your next career move. For a brief, confidential discussion, please contact Joe Sette at joe@millerleith.com.au or 03 9993 0809.