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Chief Information Officer - CIO

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    Technology & Change

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  • Salary:

    £200k - 250k per year + package

  • Contact:

    Leilah Ruan

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Liquid error: internal

Chief Information Officer (CIO) – United Kingdom

FR Executive have partnered with a private equity backed, fast-growing, multi-channel retailer, based in the North West to source an industry leading CIO.

Joining an industry leader, committed to growth, change, and innovation; you will have full P&L accountability across all aspects of the IT Division, and digital platform.

To be successful in this exciting opportunity you must be an accomplished technical leader and experienced in managing large divisions across multiple sites and accustomed to the challenges involved in delivering IT and digital services within a multi-channel/ e-retail environment. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop IT Strategies in collaboration with the Leadership Team and IT Steering Committee and overseeing the group delivery of IT strategy across the organisation.
  • Oversight of all aspects of IT and digital platforms, including control of IT risk, cost and service.
  • Application of formal governance or audit processes to significant digital, ecommerce or IT investments and change programmes.
  • Define the technology operating model to support the overall target operating model, to best support the existing business and drive opportunities through process improvement and technology platforms
  • Managing 3rd party vendor relationship and outsourced partners ensuring all services are within agreed service level agreements (SLA’s) and operating level agreements (OLA’s)
  • Strong technical background and awareness of industry trends
  • Experience of IT/Digital/ ecommerce leadership at Executive level
  • Prior budgetary management with full P&L ownership of multi £million budgets

Location: Cheshire, UK

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