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ERP Manager / ICT Business Engagement Lead

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 1st April
Location: Staffordshire
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Start Date: April 2021

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The Role:

Our client is looking for an experienced IT ERP Manager to join their team as an ICT Business Engagement Lead. You will take a lead role in the ongoing support of the business and associated core technologies at our Leek site, managing the Analyst based at that site. Working alongside site management and business teams, you will be self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and analytical skills to help drive efficiency and leverage value from new and existing business applications. Whilst a process-orientated approach is very important, the ability to communicate and translate business needs into a technology solution is absolutely key.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work alongside the business to embed new ways of working to support core IT business applications.
  • Provide support to the business on the global template and ways of working for both technology and process.
  • Engage with internal customers to understand their needs and ensure that key business stakeholders are fully updated on any system developments.
  • Aligning business and technology processes which will support the business teams in introducing / embedding new ways of working and being a key part of the effective change management.
  • Develop and maintain strong business partner relationships, balancing the needs of the business partner with the strategy of ICT to maximize value for the business.
  • Reviewing the global ERP system to advise the global ICT team on its fit for purpose at site level, advising on future business requirements to ensure it remains so.
  • Support the Business Super Users to embed the Operating Model change and to drive maximum use and benefit from new processes and systems.
  • Leading the ICT Business Support Analysts to ensure an effective and efficient experience for system end-users.
  • Evaluate any system issues and escalate to the global team where they cannot be resolved locally; working closely with the global team to find an effective solution for the business.
  • Coordination between site and group wide functions to maintain best practices.
  • Participation in global ICT group forums; taking a lead from a site perspective in such forums.
  • Support ad hoc tasks and projects where necessary.

Key requirements

  • Knowledge and experience of supporting, developing and implementing ERP systems, experience in M3 would be highly desirable.
  • Previous experience of line management and leading an effective team.
  • Track record of building successful relationships with business management through effective communication at all levels.
  • Experience of project management and has previously been a key member of a system implementation / upgrade project team.
  • Strong change management experience within a diverse, fast moving environment.
  • Educated to a degree level preferable or proven / relevant IT experience required.
  • Analytical ability to comprehend and understand process issues. Ability to quickly draw conclusions and solve problems.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing system processes and associated technologies.
  • Experience of Microsoft 365.
  • Experience of using formal methodologies for business analysis - wireframes, agile development.
  • Ideally ITIL accredited
  • Ideally PRINCE2 trained.


31 days holidays, Company Pension, Company Shop (offering discounted products), On-site free parking, Confidential Employee Assistance Programme