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Global IT Director - Network & Enterprise Management

ABOUT THE WELLA COMPANY

Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

 

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

 

For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.

 

ABOUT IT

At Wella IT, we cooperate with every part of the company, enabling effective and efficient business operations. in an international, mutli-divisional environment.

Our main objective is to enable our business value through IT, following key operating principles:

 

  • Value for money – we strive for solutions and decisions that ensure our IT spend deliver value for money ie we look to re-use, buy then build.
  • Speed and Agility – we embrace change and deliver agile solutions to reduce cost of change and meet respond quickly to business needs ie maximise use of API without need to redesign.
  • Compliance – Our solutions will ensure ongoing regulatory and legal compliances to minimize business exposure to risk ie. security, data access, GDPR.
  • IT Operations – we ensure business operations within agreed risks and costs parameters ie Platform availability, solutions operation, disaster recovery.

 

Within IT, the Operation and Services organization’s responsibility is to work with our internal and external partners to ensure reliable IT operations and services at the bets service costs.

 

THE ROLE

We are actively looking for a Director for Network that will responsible for ensuring the provisioning of efficient, reliable and secure Networks and all associated systems operations so that users benefit from uninterrupted high-performance, high-quality, efficient and effective IT systems.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to the formulation of IT strategy, plans and budget with a special focus on requirements for IT Network Operations in the Department.
  • Identify and prioritise the specific needs of the Directors within the Department and ensure that the necessary networking operational capabilities are in place and meet user needs.
  • Manage relationship with contracted vendors to ensure service meets end user requirements
  • Responsible for the implementation and tracking of service levels and reporting metrics, KPIs and monitoring supplier contracts
  • If required meet, negotiate with and recommend appropriate vendors to install appropriate networking systems that support the business objectives of the various directorates within the Finance Department.
  • Experience implementing and tracking service levels and reporting KPIs
  • Negotiate with vendors for effective maintenance and support contracts to obtain timely service on installed systems.  Ensure provision of requisite training and adequate support to users for further effectiveness.
  • Review and monitor overall performance of Network systems in order to recommend continuous improvement and to meet changing needs of the Department, especially backup and recovery procedures.
  • Lead, guide and motivate subordinates to perform to their best potential and to work effectively together as a team.  Ensure training needs are duly met for high levels of competence. Provide confidence of career development opportunities.
  • Drive continuous improvement for the network service with vendors.

 

YOUR PROFILE

You thrive at building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. You are committed, conscientious and always lead with integrity. You recognise the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization. You believe in the value of teamwork. You bring a high level of knowledge and know-how plus creativity and enthusiasm to your work and to everything you do.

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent technical qualification in the IT field.
  • Knowledge and experience of operating networks to support business operations
  • Understanding of the various business and management processes within the Department of Finance.
  • Understanding of service mgmt capabilities and framework (e.g. ITIL v4)
  • Familiarity with service management platforms and reports (e.g. Service Now)
  • Understanding of user expectations and needs.
  • Planning, analytical and project management skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and negotiating ability.
  • 10-12 years relevant work experience in the IT field of which around 5 years in management with some years in a state of the art corporate environment.
  • Working knowledge of any of the following languages would be a plus: French, Spanish.

 

EEO OPPORTUNITIES

We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at: https://www.wellacompany.com/consumer-affairs

 

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

 

English - Please click on this link to review the Notification of Equal Opportunity Rights poster

 

Español - Por favor, haga un clic en el enlace para revisar el poster de la Ley de los Derechos de Igualdad de Empleo

 

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