IT Director - Food Manufacturer - £130-175K - REMOTE

Sourcific Talent Ltd
£130000 - £175000/annum
12 Jan 2021
11 Feb 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type

IT Director - £130,000 - £175,000 - Remote Position - UK offices

Are you looking to work with one of the UK's largest food manufacturers? If so we are looking for an IT Director to reshape their entire IT department with a huge transformation programme they are looking to run.

The food manufacturing industry comes with various complex regulations to navigate so someone who has experience in this sector is crucial. The aim is to understand the company's current processes and reshape taking into account infrastructure, technology and compliance.

As an IT Director, you will report directly to the CEO and you will be responsible for vendor selection. This could be using SAP Hana, Dynamics, Oracle the decision would sit with you in what will ultimately be a complete GreenField implementation.

A strategic mindset is also essential. We need you to have a consultative approach to this transformation. Ability to understand their AS-IS scenario and map out future plans as a TO-BE. The ability to run a gap analysis across these two scenarios to build a complete strategic roadmap which will be inclusive of a hiring plan for the skills required to deliver.

This really is an opportunity for someone to take full ownership and have complete autonomy to deliver this solution for our client.

Here are just some examples of the day to day;

Work closely with the internal stakeholders, conducting interviews to understand AS-IS

Layout complete strategic road map for the Transformation

Vendor selection. Considering all aspects of the transformation and selecting the right vendors to bring on

Build a team of specialists that match the requirements for delivery and manage the end to end process

So, what are we looking for;

Someone who has come from a food manufacturing background that understands the compliance, regulations and processes

Strong knowledge of IT Architecture

Consultative background ensuring best practice at every stage

Experience building IT Strategy from the ground up (complete GreenField)

This company is based in the UK however the role can be fully remote with occasional visits into the office for critical meetings.

If this position sound of interest, please apply for immediate consideration. This is an urgent role and we are looking to get our initial shortlist across by Wednesday the 16th of December 2020

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