Director, IT Supply Chain Systems

Piscataway, NJ

CHANEL is looking for a Group Director – IT Supply Chain Systems Fashion/WFJ to join our Corporate Applications Team in Piscataway, NJ. You will play a leading role in enhancing our System Architecture and Service Model in the area of Supply Chain – Fashion/WFJ.  This role interfaces with several groups in Tech and is a key partner for the Fashion Operations and Sales Planning Groups. Our ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience and a passion for working in a team environment.  

Position Responsibilities:

  • Participate in senior level meetings (i.e. Leadership Team, Governance and Strategy) for all Fashion and Watch/Fine Jewelry divisions 
  • Work with business partners to assess software solutions for key initiatives
  • Implement new functionality and direct support for existing functionality within the Supply Chain  system landscape including:
  • Manhattan
  • Dynamics AX
  • Manage cross-functional teams (‘IT’ resources – internal & external and end-users) associated with projects for any of the above systems.
  • Create project plans for all work tasks associated the implementation of new functionality
  • Identify implementation risks and strategies to mitigate them
  • Manage the creation and execution of test plans.
  • Manage the creation and execution of training plans as necessary
  • Communicate project status to business and IT stakeholders
  • Partner with other IT leaders on strategic initiatives in the area of Sales Omni-channel strategy

You Are Energized By:

  • Working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Navigating complexity and supporting consistent transformation and change
  • Collaborating with passionate teammates
  • People leadership, coaching and development
  • Connecting the dots on problems, bring a key eye for details and expert problem perception

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Sales Order process, Replenishment process, Order Management System (OMS) and  business processes and related systems.
  • Manhattan WMOS experience
  • ERP system support experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – Ability to communicate effectively with most level of management – in a 1-on-1 setting or in a presentation.  Ability to create power point presentations
  • Ability to measure projects, issues through the use of KPIs. 
  • Self motivated
  • Management Skills – both people and project oriented
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and direct subordinates and cross functional teams
  • Customer service oriented
  • System design experience
  • Ability to partner with the business community and IT to achieve common objectives
  • Experience with Replenishment/Planning tools (systems)
  • Current knowledge of latest technology and practices available within the IT industry
  • Project Management Skills
  • How to best lead a large team towards high impact transformation
  • Opportunities for visibility to senior leadership
  • Direct leader committed to individual development

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