Head of Retail Technology

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1363600

 Job Description

The post holder will be responsible for taking the digital service proposition with the retailers to the next level.

Head of Retail Technology

Musgrave is Ireland’s leading food retail and wholesale company.  With more than 140 years of food and retail leadership, today they are building and developing market-leading brands that will deliver a prosperous future for themselves, their people and their partners.  Retail brands include SuperValu, Centra, Daybreak, and Mace in Northern Ireland

There has been significant progress on addressing legacy systems and on developing new digital concepts, as a result of this in 2019 the digital focus will increase with significant changes planned to the retail digital proposition. To support Musgrave NI with this strategy they are recruiting a Head of Retail Technology who will lead the technology service to the independent retailers and company owned stores in Northern Ireland.

The post holder will be responsible for taking the digital service proposition with the retailers to the next level.  A digital leader who will bring a best-in-class to their retailers in terms of efficiency and service, and to their consumers in terms of providing an engaging seamless digital experience.

The successful candidate should possess the following characteristics and skills:

  • 5 years’ experience in a senior leadership position in IT and business, experience with EPOS is not essential but management of distributed IT systems (retail or consumer digital service) with several different customers is key.
  • 5 years senior leadership responsibility managing/supporting multiple, large, cross functional application and technology service teams or projects and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders. 
  • Educated to degree level in a related area with a relevant professional qualification (or equivalent evidence of experience)
  • Proven track record of providing technical leadership in complex business environments
  • Experience of working in a wholesale or retail business environment would be of an advantage but not essential.

For a confidential discussion on the role please contact Emma Kieran by clicking the APPLY NOW button below.

Application is by tailored cv and closing date is 5pm on Monday 12th November 2018.