Head of ERP

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 21 hours ago

Reference 1378193

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Head of ERP based in Newry.

Job Title: Head of ERP

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the award winning MJM Marine. The role is based at the company’s head office in Newry, Co. Down. The successful applicant will lead and manage the ERP department across the business and help drive the implementation of our new ERP Solution. The ideal candidate is someone who has significant MIS and ERP implementation experience.

You will have proven management experience and be able to demonstrate your ability as a strong strategic leader. This role will initially focus on a successful ERP implementation. It is essential you have considerable knowledge of adapting existing operational processes and delivering technical solutions.

Job Purpose/Objective: 

You will be responsible for our entire ERP solution and the internal end user services, reporting direct to the CEO.

Main Duties/Activities:

  • Managing a team of 6+ staff including technical, operational and administration roles.
  • Deliver and manage the ERP IT budget.
  • Deliver the timely implementation of the ERP software within an agreed timeframe.
  • Good knowledge and handling of project management methodology and techniques
  • Provide operational and technical guidance to the business throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Help provide solutions to complex problems which arise in the project and ensure successful outcome.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with all stakeholders.
  • Report to the board and steering committee on a monthly basis.
  • Ensuring all software licensing laws are followed.
  • Managing all schedules upgrades and maintenance of ERP system.
  • Own and manage relationship with 3rd party vendors/software providers.
  • Provide ongoing mentoring and support to all team members, ensuring appraisals and train-ing needs are met.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 7+ years relevant industry experience to include experience in successful ERP implementation.
  • Experience developing and translating IT & MIS requirements into business outcomes.
  • Proven track record of project delivery and delivering business change.
  • Proficient in a PM software tools (Microsoft project/Visio)
  • Possess the ability to handle complex problems in a structured, fact-based and analytical way.
  • Highly organized with good attention to detail.
  • Mature communication skills and be comfortable with communicating complex IT information out to the business through the full range of roles.

Desirable Criteria:

Sector experience within manufacturing and logistics, ideally in a Group structure.

To apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

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2.            Complete the application form online.

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Completed application forms with monitoring form should be submitted by Tuesday 18th December 2018 at 5pm.

We are an equal opportunity employer.