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Head of IT - Supply Chain

Apply now Job no: 502677
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Information Technology

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced strong success in recent times and with plans to significantly expand our business and deliver our vision through new store openings, growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, it’s an exciting time to be part of Kmart.

Critical to the Kmart Groups operations and growth is the role of Head of IT – Supply Chain.  Reporting to General Manager – Product Technology, this position holds accountability for  developing the Suppy Chain technology strategy and roadmap  as well as the translation and alignment of supply chain strategies into innovative technology solutions.

Based at Kmart Head Office at Mulgrave, this exceptional opportunity would suit a senior, transformational leader who will deliver technology solutions to meet business objectives in an iterative, cost-effective and innovative manner through architecture enabling continuous improvement.

The Role

As the successful candidate you will:

  • Lead and manage the delivery of major programs of work:
  • Develop and deliver a suite of technology solutions to enable high performing teams, through accelerated innovation and data driven insights;
  • Drive and lead efficient process improvement;
  • Utilise your understanding of technology trends and apply to retail use cases;
  • Deliver projects and initiatives on time, to budget and scope
  • Create a low cost, high velocity culture where reducing costs and retiring technical debt is at the forefront of the teams’ mind.
  • You will have experience of leading successful agile delivery teams and partnering with the business/operational teams to ensure value is unlocked early.

About You

As a seasoned and highly knowledgeable Supply Chain technologist, you will possess:

  • Experience leading, developing and managing large multi-disciplined teams.
  • Demonstrate a high level of collaboration with a track record of partnering closely with your peers and senior business stakeholders.
  • You will be energetic, passionate, resilient and a strong team player
  • Have the ability to travel across Australia and New Zealand.

As the Head of  IT – Supply Chain, you will be in a position requiring strategic influence, therefore your strong network both internally and external to the organisation, will enable you to significantly contribute to the overall direction and achievements of Kmart.

Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic business with an empowering culture that is non-hierarchical, flexible, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced, and progressive.

You will have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, competitive remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme and access to the Wesfarmers employee share plan and benefits program.

To apply please complete the online application form and upload your resume.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.


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