Senior IT Manager

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bulk™ is on an incredible journey, with a mission to become the only destination brand for active nutrition. 

We are shaking up the sports nutrition industry through disruptive marketing campaigns that help people think differently about our brand – and we need your help!

We want passionate risk-takers. We want people that like to challenge our thinking. We want people that live and breathe digital and have a passion for nutrition, health, fitness, and sports.

We are looking for a Senior IT Manager who will oversee the evolution, development, and maintenance of our infrastructure, systems, applications & processes; ensuring that they not only meet the growing and progressive needs of the business but also all necessary legal, GDPR, and security requirements too.

The right person will be forward-thinking, not afraid to bring disruptive concepts to the table, have a high degree of service focus, and excellent communication skills. With a desire to operate systems and processes in ways aligning with leading tech companies, you will always strive to be in tune with the latest software and hardware trends of modern fast growth and forward-thinking businesses. You will have a high level of experience and technical aptitude over a large scope of IT software & systems, hardware, and networking disciplines, and will remain at the forefront of the latest knowledge/trends in all of these areas.

What will you get in return?

This role will manage budgets for the systems & infrastructure, together with the responsibility for the management of IT-related contracts. The Senior IT Manager will design the strategic delivery of processes, global/local systems & applications ensuring that all key requirements are met within agreed timescales & budget.

What will you be doing?

  • You will have budget management responsibility
  • You will have overall accountability for IT support for our business operations - distribution (warehousing & fulfillment), manufacturing, in addition to the support of our non-ops teams’ hardware & systems.
  • You will have overall responsibility for key business systems including ERP, WMS, G Suite, Asana, Slack, and many others.
  • You will be able to identify opportunities to streamline processes for the benefit of the business and build a best in class team
  • You will monitor and manage service levels and performance standards for the team
  • You will be responsible for the line management, coaching, and development of the IT team. (currently consisting of a team of 3 in IT support, systems administration and in-house ERP developer) 
  • You will manage supplier contracts, conducting tender processes, and negotiations.
  • You will lead innovation and delivery of key projects/enhancements to our business systems from the definition phase through to development, testing, implementation & support.
  • You will develop and manage strong relationships with relevant vendors to ensure leading-edge system solutions & processes are developed and implemented to gain a competitive advantage

What are we looking for?

  • Strong communication skills, with the personal credibility to influence senior management.
  • A new and curious mindset, always looking for changes to improve the status quo no matter how stable it may be.
  • Vision and imagination to provide new thinking on technology opportunities.
  • Ability to analyse requirements and problems and map them into technical solutions.
  • Broad knowledge of IT concepts and technologies.
  • Experience of managing ERP systems, WMS experience is a massive plus.
  • Track record of project management covering all aspects – from concept to delivery.
  • Supplier management and negotiation skills
  • Strong people management & team leadership skills
  • Experience in leading teams in delivering BAU support and major change programmes.
  • A high degree of ownership in all matters within the IT infrastructure but not limited to.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure
  • Experience within FMCG/production/warehousing, high-growth, eCommerce is a massive plus.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • 50% company discount
  • Company pension
  • PerkBox subscription
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Summer working hours
  • Slick office in a shared co-working space

Location: Either London (Liverpool Street) or Essex (Colchester) but travel to both sites will be required.

bulk™ takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your application for this role. When you apply, we shall process your details for this vacancy only and we will not pass your details onto a third party. We may contact you by email, text or telephone about the progress of your application. This processing is conducted lawfully on the basis of legitimate interests.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

1 Finsbury Ave
EC2M London Directions

Colchester

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CO4 9QX Colchester Directions

Perks & Benefits

  • PerkBox Subscription 👍

    All our teammates have a PerkBox subscription which includes free coffees on the go and amazing discounts!

  • 50% discount 💰

    Our teammates love our products - so we give 50% discount!

  • Additional Annual Leave ⛱

    Rest & Recovery is important! Purchase up to 3 additional annual leave days.

  • Pension 💰

    We offer a workplace pension to all our teammates.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme 🚲

    The commute to work is just a cardio workout, right?

  • Happy Hour 🎉

    Grab a drink and enjoy our Happy Hour every Thursday and Friday afternoon.

  • bulk™ Pantry 🍴

    We know our teammates love our products so you'll find a pantry full of treats in our offices. All we ask is just for a small charity donation in return.

  • Summer Hours ☀️

    Because we all need that Vitamin D

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