Digital Transformation Lead – UK based

About the role

This role is a pivotal position in steering our transition to a unified global technology platform. This platform encompasses both client-facing mobile and marketplace technologies, as well as the transactional systems that enable our operations. The transformation of our technology platform will enhance our global ways of working for 1,000+ employees and deliver an enhanced experience to our large global client base.

Key responsibilities

  • Define a comprehensive strategy for rollout of a unified technology platform inclusive of client-facing technologies and core transactional systems.
  • Program manage multiple large enterprise technology transformation initiatives, ensuring timely delivery within scope and budget.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership and internal stakeholders to align digital transformation initiatives with organizational objectives.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and feedback, ensuring systems are user-centric and meet market demands.
  • Build and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with vendors and outsourced partners, ensuring vendor performance and contract management.
  • Lead negotiations with vendors to establish terms that are favourable to the organization, including pricing, delivery schedules, and service levels.
  • Define and implement master data strategies, ensuring data integrity, confidentiality, and availability.
  • Champion the automation of high-volume business processes and transactions by researching and applying innovative technologies.
  • Facilitate strong inter-departmental communications and cultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead, mentor, and provide direction to internal and external teams, fostering a culture of collaboration and open communication.
  • Set clear objectives and paths for career progression for all direct, indirect and project team reports.

Candidate requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Significant experience in IT leadership roles, preferably in large, global organizations with a minimum of 5 years leading large-scale implementations on an international scale.
  • Knowledge of IFRS Accounting Standards and experience implementing systems in accordance with standards.
  • Demonstrated experience managing outsourced providers.
  • Strong background in master data management and system development.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • Ability to build, lead and grow strong teams with proven ability to effectively manage global teams located in different countries and time zones.
  • Position will require travel to Warrington UK frequently and occasional US or global travel.

About Us

RS Integrated Supply is a leading global provider of integrated supply chain management solutions that has established itself as a trusted partner for businesses looking to optimise their supply chain operations. Our core services include procurement, storeroom management, and transactional processing.

We offer value-added services like eProcurement Marketplace, Data Optimisation, and Inventory Optimisation to provide complete solutions for our customers. Our expertise in engineering support, product and process optimisation, and process improvement helps our customers reduce costs and improve efficiency.

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