• Senior Director, Information Technology - Back Office Systems - Retail Needed

    Requisition ID
    2018-5134
    Requisition Post Information* : Post End Date
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest retail chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our team members’ commitment to our Mission and Values.  With over 1,700 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 400 with revenues of $7 billion and growing!

     

    Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live “Life out Here”!

     

    Application Development leaders! If you bring expertise in SAP Finance & Accounting Systems plus supply chain system in a retail organization, you might be our ideal candidate! The Senior Director, Information Technology position is responsible for strategic direction, leadership, and oversight within the Information Technology organization across multiple technology and functional domains. This role will manage a team responsible for project delivery, ensuring systems stability and introduction of new system capabilities and technical vision to support Tractor Supply's growth strategy. This position requires comprehensive knowledge of retail business processes and the associated technologies - including Customer Facing, Enterprise Integration, Merchandising & Planning, Supply Chain and Marketing functions.
     

    Responsibilities

    • Lead an IT team responsible for implementing and maintaining a portfolio of applications, processes and infrastructure that support the business or internal IT teams that depend on it.

    • Responsible for delivering key projects and initiatives across multiple application and technology domains - ensures that projects are delivered on-time and on-budget.

    • Develops and cultivates strong stakeholder relationships and maintains effective communication channels; assists executive IT Leaders in understanding and negotiating deliverables.

    • Identify technology trends and make recommendations for technology platforms that will assist in supporting IT and company strategies and initiatives.

    • Partner with other IT Leaders to maintain and ensure appropriate project management disciplines are in place and adhered to; prioritization is consistent across domains; systems and changes are properly tested; TSC systems are available, stable and secure at all times.

    • Maintains a strong partnership and working relationship with all of our third party vendors; ensure we are getting the best possible resources and that they are on task and on schedule with projects and initiatives.

    • Supports the annual strategic planning process, acting as thought partner with Leaders in all areas of TSC, including IT, store operations, merchandising, supply chain,finance, human resources and legal.

    • Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action.

    • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintain a safe and secure work environment; develop professional growth opportunities.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related field or equivalent experience.

    • 15+ years of Information Technology experience in the retail industry with focus on Back Office Systems: Supply Chain, Merchandising applications, Order fulfillment, Merchandising -- product to stores, improving down time, partner with the business to develop roadmap for replenishment operations. Looking for someone rich in Omni Channel, Ecommerce, Customer Interaction, Fulfillment Operations experience. SAP, JDA, Manhattan.
    • Experience in IT architecture practices, project lifecycle management, software development and operations/support.
    • Significant experience with back office systems: Manhattan, Warehouse Management, Transportation Management, Order Fulfillment, SAP, Kronos, JDA -- Pricing Promotions, Replenishment, HR and Finance required. Please highlight this experience in detail on your resume in order to be considered for this position.

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