- Develop and implement the overall ERP and corporate applications strategy, vision, and roadmap, aligned with the organization's goals and objectives.
- Lead and manage a team of ERP and corporate application professionals responsible for system implementation, integration, and ongoing support.
- Collaborate with business leaders to understand their operational needs and provide technology solutions that optimize business processes and drive efficiency.
- Oversee the design, configuration, and maintenance of ERP and corporate application systems, ensuring their scalability, performance, and alignment with industry best practices.
- Define and implement data governance and management processes to ensure accurate and reliable data within ERP and corporate application systems.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation within business functions supported by ERP and corporate applications.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with ERP and corporate application vendors, managing vendor partnerships and ensuring service level agreements are met.
- Lead the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new ERP and corporate application technologies, ensuring alignment with business requirements, scalability, and integration capabilities.
- Collaborate with IT teams to ensure the smooth integration of ERP and corporate application systems with other enterprise systems and databases.
- Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes supported by ERP and corporate applications.
- Collaborate with business stakeholders to develop and implement training programs for ERP and corporate application systems, ensuring user adoption and proficiency.
- Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and advancements in ERP and corporate application technologies, evaluating their potential impact and benefits for the organization.
- Collaborate with the finance team to develop and manage the budget for ERP and corporate application initiatives, ensuring optimal resource allocation.
- Provide strategic guidance and recommendations to senior leadership on ERP and corporate application investments, potential cost savings, and operational improvements.
- Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the ERP and corporate application team, implementing processes and methodologies to drive operational efficiency and effectiveness.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement initiatives that enhance system security, compliance, and regulatory adherence.
- Drive the development and implementation of data analytics and reporting capabilities within ERP and corporate application systems to provide actionable insights and decision support.
- Lead change management initiatives related to ERP and corporate application implementations or upgrades, ensuring smooth transitions and user adoption.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders, including finance, operations, HR, and IT, to understand their needs and align technology solutions accordingly.
- Provide leadership and direction for ERP and corporate application support teams, ensuring timely resolution of system issues and user support.
- Proven experience in a leadership role overseeing ERP and corporate application functions, preferably as a Senior Director or similar position.
- Strong knowledge and understanding of ERP systems and corporate applications, including their architecture, modules, and integration capabilities.
- Demonstrated experience in developing and executing ERP and corporate application strategies, driving operational efficiency and process optimization.
- Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics Finance & Operations (F&O) is highly desirable.
- Exceptional leadership and people management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop high-performing teams.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Strong project management skills, with experience leading complex, cross-functional projects within scope, budget, and timelines.
- In-depth knowledge of industry standards and best practices in ERP systems and corporate applications.
- Familiarity with emerging technologies in enterprise application systems, such as cloud-based solutions, mobile applications, and advanced analytics.
- Proven experience in managing vendor relationships and partnerships, including contract negotiation and performance evaluation.
- Demonstrated ability to navigate complex organizational structures and influence stakeholders to drive consensus and decision-making.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex operational issues and develop effective solutions.
- Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage multiple priorities.
- Strong financial acumen, with the ability to develop business cases and evaluate the financial impact of technology investments.
- Experience in change management and leading teams through technology implementations and process changes.
- Solid understanding of business processes across various functional areas, including finance, operations, HR, and supply chain.
- Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and staying updated on industry trends and best practices in ERP systems and corporate applications.
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