The Director IT Transformation is a new role within Karl Lagerfeld. The role is key within the organization to support business growth and further mature the business. Within Karl Lagerfeld an IT transformation framework has been defined, which now needs to be worked out and implemented. Key elements of this IT transformation plan are:
Strengthen foundation: professionalize the IT team by defining processes, SLA’s & procedures
Mature ERP: Core processes have been implemented, additional processes need to be implemented in ERP to strengthen the foundation and further mature the overall processes to increase efficiency and further growth.
Eliminate excel: Build data warehouse and reporting
Enable digital: Define, build and implement standard way of working with the main market places (e.g. Zalando, About You, Farfetch, …) supported by a manageable IT architecture.
New capabilities: Implement merchandise planning systems and PLM
Additional short-term strategic initiatives within the Karl Lagerfeld organization will be on:
The ideal candidate has a bachelor or University degree in Information Technology or Business Economics and at least 10+ years’ experience in working IT. A background in a fashion, retail, consumer goods organization or consulting firm will be a solid basis for this function, to understand and broadcast of what IT can deliver from a business perspective. A broad knowledge of different IT systems or be able to quickly understand several applications and its dependencies.
Personal characteristics and skills:
Please note that if your application is successful we will contact you within three weeks.