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Head of IT (Retail)

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Keywords: Digital Transformation, IT Management, Database Management, Cloud, Retail Systems Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Information Technology to lead their IT department. This role is pivotal in managing the overall architecture of IT solutions, ensuring robust and scalable IT Architecture that caters for growth, new business opportunities and service innovation. The successful candidate will have a hands-on role in managing the overall performance and health of the system, including MSSQL database, LS application and AWS cloud infrastructure. * Lead the IT strategy and projects aligning with company's business goals * Develop, update and enforce IT and cybersecurity policies and standards * Manage and optimise the AWS VM for optimal LS performance

What you'll do:

As Head of Information Technology, you will be responsible for managing the overall performance and health of the system. This includes MSSQL database, LS application, AWS cloud infrastructure. You will contribute to aligning IT strategy with business goals while promoting shared infrastructure to reduce costs. Your role will involve developing cybersecurity policies, maintaining knowledge of industry best practices, leading an integrated group of IT planners, building a solution-focused culture within your team, and fostering personal growth among department members.

  • Contribute to the alignment of IT strategy and planning with the Company’s business goals
  • Promote the development and use of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs
  • Ensure all initiatives and projects for the company are completed in a timely manner
  • Develop, update and enforce cybersecurity incident response playbooks, DRP (disaster recovery plan) and BCP (business continuity plan)
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies
  • Lead an integrated group of Information Technology Planners and Delivery team in delivering all requirements to support the company’s growth
  • Build a strong solution-focused analysis culture within and beyond the team
  • Actively grow the abilities and skills of the department members through formal training programs, mentorship and hands-on learning

What you bring:

As an ideal candidate for our Head of Information Technology position, you bring a wealth of experience in planning, strategic planning and related communications. You have at least 5 years' experience managing MS D365BC or LS Retail systems. Your proven track record as a Head of IT or similar managerial role speaks volumes about your leadership capabilities. Your excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure, combined with your experience in leading IT Architecture functions and managing IT projects, makes you a strong contender for this role. Your comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, applications, and systems engineering will be crucial in this position.

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in planning, strategic planning and related communications experience
  • Famimliar with POS systems such as MS D365BC or LS Retail systems
  • Proven experience as a Head of IT or similar managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Experience in leading IT Architecture functions
  • Extensive experience in IT projects, leading analysis, design, implementation of system integration solutions
  • Knowledge of hardware, software, application, systems engineering

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a well-established company that values innovation and growth. They offer an environment that fosters personal and professional development, encouraging loyalty, openness of opinion and constant curiosity. They believe in strong collaborative relationships within the groups and externally with key business partners to consistently elevate the quality of thinking and ideas applied to the business.

What's next:

Ready to take the next step in your career? Apply now!

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Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: Infrastructure & IT Operations

Industry: IT

Salary: MYR204,000 - MYR240,000 per annum + Market Aligned Benefits

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Petaling Jaya

Job Reference: JRVMM9-27877BE7

Date posted: 10 July 2024

Consultant: Benjamin Chai

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