Lead Application IT Manager (Sales & Marketing) – Liège (Belgium)

The company

Schréder is the leading independent smart outdoor lighting solution provider worldwide. The company, founded in 1907, is present in over 35 countries spanning 5 continents.

We believe that lighting can empower people, impact lives, support communities, and transform spaces, cities and the planet. We are experts at using light to its fullest potential, to bring meaningful moments to people in public spaces.

With more than 100 years of experience in lighting public and private spaces, we work with our customers to deliver practical, sustainable and beautiful lighting solutions tailored to locations from Brussel’s Grand Place to Hong Kong’s Avenue of Stars to Porto Maravilha in Rio de Janeiro.

We constantly innovate with next generation technology to develop solutions that are as positive for people as they are sustainable for the environment. Put simply, the right light where, when and how it is needed.

Job responsibilities

As Lead Application IT Manager (Sales & Marketing), you will be in charge to capture business requirements and lead and support the Group Solution in his domain. To participate in the implementation of the Solution within the Schréder affiliates.

Main responsibilities
  • To lead the Group Solution progressive evolution in his domains (Sales & marketing)
    • To lead the Solution (D365 CE, SCM…) in his domains
    • To support the business analyst (business Key User) in capturing and documenting business requirements
    • To lead and participate actively in the Group Solution analysis, design, building, testing, simulation phases and Pilot GO Live
    • To provide all required documentation, e.g. Applications Processes
    • To train the Group Key-users
    • To ensure Group Solution respects quality, costs and deadlines
    • To participate in steering meeting when required
    • To propose improvements
  • To participate in projects subcontracted to partners
    • To challenge the partner on the features, cost and quality of the foreseen solution
    • To validate the solution and related deliverables (functional gap design, …)
    • To participate in Conference room pilot (CRP)
  • To participate in the Group Solution roll out
    • To participate in solutions implementation in the companies (design / build / test / simulate / go live)
    • To participate in the local key-users training
    • To provide consultancy
    • To support Group IT Project Managers
    • To raise project risks
    • To ensure all required deliverables are produced
    • To participate in Conference room pilot (CRP)
  • To acquire and share the competences
    • To acquire and maintain a deep knowledge in business processes, Group solutions & platforms and contiguous information systems
    • To advice and train local Schréder companies

Required skills

  • Master degree level
  • Certificates in connection with Business process (APICS, BPM, ISO, Six Sigma, Lean, …)
  • Min 5 years of relevant experience in business Processes in Industrial environment & in project management
  • Very good D365 Customer Engagement (Sales) & Supply Chain Management (Trade & Logistic) functional knowledge and/or AX 2012,
  • Knowledge of CPQ tool, eCommerce and web based solutions, PIM systems, augmented / Virtual reality solutions
  • Experience with KingswaySoft, LeapWork automation testing tool
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, any other European language would be an asset
  • Ready to travel abroad 30 % time  

What we offer

At Schréder, every employee is valued for his or her skill set. We actively look for and choose employees based on their experience and the value they bring to the company. We commit ourselves to co-creating an environment where passionate people work & win together, learn and have fun.

In addition to a competitive and attractive compensation package, we offer a great number of extra-legal advantages such as flexible working hours, structural homeworking, a market competitive salary, a company car & fuel card (even abroad), performance bonus, meal vouchers, eco vouchers, pension provision, medical & hospitalization insurance, net allowances, a laptop.

Interested? Send an e-mail to jobs@schreder.com