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ERP Platform Lead

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

ERP Platform Lead

  • NE01930
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

At Imperial Brands, we’re a truly international company driven by a strong challenger culture. We’re an inclusive, innovative and responsible FTSE30 FMCG business widely recognised on the global stage. We generate over £30bn revenue and employ over 27,500 like-minded achievers in markets worldwide. We’re driven by a common purpose: to create something better. 

Alongside maximising our respected brands, we’re increasingly focused on developing a leading portfolio of next generation products with lower health risks than regular tobacco products, all underpinned by leading edge science, high-quality innovation and high standards of governance. 

Our entrepreneurial spirit, ability to challenge the status quo and think on our feet along are our keys to success and that of the thousands of people who work here. Here You Can.

The role

ERP Platform Lead
18 month Fixed Term Contract, Full time
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Here are Imperial Brands we are seeking an experienced ERP Platform Lead to join our Global Solution Delivery function within Global IT. In this role you will lead and motivate a geographically diverse, high-performing team of managers, individual architects and external providers, delivering platform programmes and projects within the IS Portfolio. As part of our wider globalisation journey, partner with the IT Leadership Team (ITLT) you will lead the consolidation of our ERP estate and lead global implementations.

Key accountabilities

  • Provide oversight of the delivery for platform programmes and projects within IS portfolio.
  • Take direct accountability as Programme Manager for the delivery of one or more significant projects to time, budget and quality objectives.
  • Lead and motivate a geographically diverse, high-performing team of managers, individual architects, and external vendors including performance management and mentoring for direct reports.
  • Partner with Business Partners and wider Solutions Delivery team to ensure delivery resources are sized, procured and deployed to meet demand.
  • Guide technical teams in solution design and mediate technical solutions between teams.

Skills & experience

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in ERP platforms delivery, and support on a global scale including previous consolidation of the ERP estate
  • Proven track record of leadership in SAP S/4 HANA or SAP ECC implementation projects.
  • Expert knowledge of building ERP solutions.
  • Motivated leader to inspire, mentor and coach teams, with the ability to build and develop capability.
  • Education in Technology or Engineering related filed, and a graduate degree in Engineering or Management would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and prioritisation skills, with a consistent record of delivering results on time.

What we offer

Imperial Tobacco offers a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays).

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 

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