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As the Supply Chain applications are supporting the core of our business operations, and have the highest level of criticality, we are looking for a strong and experienced candidate who can lead this track.

  • You know your customers and your value proposition.

You talk to several companies and their departments to understand their IT needs. You are their key single point of contact. You define a solution for a business problem, this together with your team members, and other supporting people or services. Understanding the business processes is crucial in this role. In this function you will report regularly on different levels within the organization. You help in establishing short and long-term IT roadmaps.

  • You lead the team and activities within the Supply Chain domain.

You have accountability for the applications in scope. This with regards to roadmaps, ongoing projects, as well as day-to-day operations. Hence, you will have both operational and budgetary responsibilities. You demonstrate good communications and negotiation skills as you also need to interact with suppliers. Supplier management and management of service contracts is an import aspect of your mission. You make sure your scope is in line with business and IT strategy.

  • You lead projects from feasibility study to closure.

You work in close cooperation with different people (like key users, project members and management) to analyze the business requirements in scope and to translate them into IT solutions that can be developed or implemented. You guarantee a qualitative delivery in line with agreed timing and budget. You make an aftercare structure available for your projects.

  • You know your competition. 

You should know what real or potential alternatives exist to your business capability.

  • You know your workforce. 

You are an excellent people manager. In your role as team leader you will manage a team consisting of technical and functional people. You show the ability to develop team competences, coach your team members and coordinate team activities. You will have team members, onsite as well as offsite, internal and external.

You work in an international environment and will be in contact with people of different nationalities. Occasional travel may be required.

  • You have a university degree in Business, Engineering, Economics, Informatics or equal by experience
  • You have very strong analytical skills
  • You have an excellent level of English
  • Dutch language skills are considered as a strong asset
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in project management
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in application governance and support
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in people management
  • You have a proven track record within the domain of supply chain or manufacturing
  • You have a strong ability to communicate, build relationships and influence others inside and outside IT
  • Experience in .NET/Java development projects, ERP, BI are strong assets
  • Experience in business case development is an asset
  • Experience in market and competitor analysis is an asset
Organisatie- en afdelingomschrijving

For one of my clients, located to the South of Antwerp, I am recruiting an IT Team Leader who can lead the Supply Chain Applications team and scope.

The company aims for global business process alignment to maximize synergies. They are mainly based in Belgium, with teams in the US and Asia.

In this group, the Supply Chain applications team is responsible for the lifecycle of supply chain related systems. Example domains: supplier interaction (BE2NET), in- and outbound logistics (WMS, TMS), inventory management (e.g. MACS², BPCS ERP), order validation and routing (Dispatch), invoice automation & indirect purchasing (Medius), e-invoicing, Supplier KPI Business Intelligence (Qlik), intranet portals, etc.

  • The possibility to ad value to the business with your activities
  • An international and multicultural working environment
  • An attractive salary package, including fringe benefits
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Philip Nijns Business Unit Manager Istorm Antwerp +32 476 21 09 42
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