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Global Business Coordination Manager - Domain IT Manager

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Recruiter: Aldi
Listed on: 15th November
Location: Tamworth
Salary/Rate: £54,285 - £79,040
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

The purpose of the Domain IT Manager is to lead a team whose role is to represent the needs of the CI business community in the ALDI IT organisation. This includes the management of the existing CI software portfolio, assessing new project proposals, driving alignment between the various stakeholders in the global Customer Interaction community to support the creation of the overall ALDI CI roadmap, driving alignment with other Domains and managing the end to end lifecycle of CI global business projects.


  • Leading, managing and motivating the Domain IT team
  • A strong focus on building relationships with the global IT and Customer Interaction communities
  • Maintaining a current knowledge of key market and technological trends in the areas of web/apps/CRM/Marketing and eCommerce
  • Supporting business colleagues with technical analysis of Customer Interaction topics
  • Aligning the service level expectations of the business with those delivered by the central IT teams
  • Drives alignment with Global Customer Interaction Business, National Information Technology and International IT community
  • Cross-domain and cross functional alignment, as necessary
  • Ensuring the preparation of supporting IT/Technical materials for Customer Interaction participating committees (e.g. Cross Domain Alignment (CDA), International Customer Interaction Committee (ICIC), Architecture Board/Committees)
  • Management of Application Portfolio Management activities, e.g.
    o National / International landscape inventory, assessment and decommission approach of legacy portfolio
    o Identification of gaps and overlapping capabilities within the CI landscape (identification of candidate roadmap items)
    o Provides transparency of business value, in relation to IT Operating costs and the identification of underperforming applications
  • Management of IT Project Portfolio Management activities, e.g.
    o Assessment of National Project requests
    o Providing support to central IT teams in managing IT Project Governance
    o Primary contact from countries regarding central governance of project requests, and liaison with central TMO / Cluster Org functions

The role will be predominantly based in the West Midlands but offers the opportunity for collaboration with business teams across Europe, USA, Australia and China.


  • Qualified to degree level (minimum 2:1), or equivalent
  • Experienced Manage in a general management or consulting role working within a business facing IT role (pre-sales, tech lead/business lead/Product Management)
  • Career to date will include leadership responsibilities
  • Experience of managing various stakeholders
  • Experience of leading a cross-functional team
  • Experience of working in an AGILE environment
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Proven ability to engage with international stakeholders and senior business leaders
  • Exceptional communication skills and an ability to be adaptable and use language to work effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues on both a National and International level
  • Experience of managing a technology portfolio and roadmap
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Articulate and an excellent communicator
  • Highly intelligent, with the ability to challenge conventional thinking
  • Analytical with excellent numerical skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work in high pressure environments to short deadlines
  • Professional and highly organized
  • Ability to motivate and coach an international and cross-cultural team
  • Occasional international travel required


  • Holidays - 25 Days plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • In-Office Flexi Time
  • Aldi Perks - Bike to work scheme, discounted gym membership, shopping and travel discounts & many more.

Contact Name: Aldi
Reference: TJ/10216/00766
Job ID: 3005561

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