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  • Posted: Dec 4, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Mr Price Group (MRPG) is a fashion value retailer, selling predominantly for cash. The Group retails Apparel, Homeware and Sportsware and is one of the fastest growing retailers in South Africa. Our History: 1885 - The first John Orrs store opens 1934 - The first Hub store opens 1952 - John Orrs is listed on the JSE 1967 - Acquisition of two Miladys s...
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    Head Of Information Technology

    Your purpose is to enable and enhance mrpIT’s capability to deliver on our group’s current requirements and future strategy.

    You collaborate with other business units to identify and resolve business barriers and issues and determine solutions that best fit our organization. Research, develop, upgrade and implement information management strategies, frameworks, tools, technologies and best practices.

    Your portfolio includes the following areas: Omnichannel and customer-facing technologies including but not limited to – eCommerce, App, POS and our instore digital experiences.                                              

    Your key responsibilities in this role:       

    • Strategy development. Translate business strategy into tactical IT strategies which address key business requirements, drive capability and produce delivery road-maps and associated domain architecture
    • Strategy mrpITContribute to the development of the overall divisions strategy and direction               
    • IT Service Delivery. Plan, implement & evaluate IT service delivery and project execution in alignment with our standard service management matrix
    • IT thought leadership and influencer. Share expertise & advice to influence discussions and decision-making within our group
    • Research, Study and remain abreast of legislative requirements and best practices (e.g. RICA, POPI, ECT act) to highlight business risks and to remain compliant
    • Team leadershipLead, inspire, energize and guide your team. Maintain an environment where the team workload is distributed fairly and aligned to the team's priorities and will deliver on the departments KPI's / targets

     The minimum requirements:  

    • A Post Graduate Degree preferably in IT, Engineering or a related field
    • 8-10 Years eCommerce/CRM or Digital Experience
    • 6-8 Years People leadership and Department Management
    • eCommerce and App implementation skills
    • Corporate & Retail Experience
    • Magento 2 skills (Advantageous)
    • CRM skills (Advantageous)
    • POS skills (Advantageous)
    • Digital technology and marketing skills (Advantageous)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Mr Price Group on www.linkedin.com to apply
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