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System Manager (London)

Retail System Manager

My prestigious client, whose Head Office is located in Central London, is looking for a Retail System Manager to develop the Division Systems and Processes, and deal with some identified projects.

This new role would have 2 objectives:

1) To manage the upgrade of the main application controlling all information and data (i.e.: stock movements, pricing etc…) from the existing version to a new version.

The current system is currently supplied by a third party and is hosted and supported by the supplier.
The supplier will be responsible for the build of the new system and the transfer of all data and reports. This role will involve working with this provider to:
a) Agree the scope of the upgrade
b) Create a formal project plan
c) Agree and prepare the data to be transferred
d) Design and completion of user acceptance testing to ensure the new platform is correct, all data is valid and that the system meets the business needs
e) Organise staff training for the new version of the software
2) To achieve integration between the upgraded system and the on line platform division. This integration will include the upload of item details, stocks and prices and the download of sales information. The integrated solution must meet Business expectations in terms of security, financial reconciliation, management reporting and organisation compliance.

Job Dimensions

The job-holder will be part of the retail team Division which includes Buyers and Merchandising staff, Point of Sale staff and Warehouse staff. The post holder will have responsibility for managing project budgets and for reporting on both projects.

Skills, Experience & Competencies

Essential
Good IT skills (MS Office / Word / Excel Outlook)
Good understanding of retail and merchandising systems
Experience of managing projects
Experience of creating and completing a user acceptance test plan.
Experience of implementing a software upgrade on a mid-sized application.
Desirable
Knowledge of e commerce platform and integration with merchandising systems.

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This position is for a 1 year Fix term contract with an opportunity for an extension .

Please send your CV at Protected content in case of interest, or if you need more information.

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