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HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 14,600 employees worldwide. As one of the largest central departments at HUGO BOSS, the IT department is the key service provider and partner in the introduction and provision of innovative technologies. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute your expertise to projects along the entire value chain. We share the common goal of exploring new paths together in order to create something extraordinary. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Manager, IT
HUGO BOSS Fashions, Inc. | New York City | 2494 | Full-time
  

In a fast and frequently changing retail environment, HB US is searching for an ambitious, curious IT Manager to support business growth and provide state of the art systems & applications. In this position you will lead the IT Core Process Solution team, analyze business needs, create IT concepts to implement new processes, solutions, applications or even systems. Besides managing your team, working on global, regional or local projects with international teams, is another key element of this position

 

What you can expect:

Business Alignment

  • Build relationships with business management.
  • Work with business sponsors to set annual priorities.
  • Support business strategic planning with IT technology and architecture consulting.
  • Understand and interpret business strategy.
  • Ensure alignment of business strategy and goals with IT strategy.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of business models, capabilities and competitive environments

IT Service Management

  • Oversee configuration management, incident and problem management, backups, archiving and disaster recovery.
  • Oversee help desk processes and ensure that internal and external clients receive outstanding service.

Team Management

  • Coach and mentor team members to help them to grow their careers
  • Assign work and motivate team members and act as the point person for the team
  • Produce and communicate team and project status reports, architectural overviews and IT strategy to executive management and business
  • Develop and manage internal and external strategic partnerships
  • Initiate and deliver efficiency improvements and innovation that drives business revenue

IT Strategy & Architecture

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization's technology stack
  • Build relationships with enterprise architecture and governance teams
  • Adhere to architectural governance processes and obtain requisite approvals for all projects

IT Financial Management

  • Prepare, monitor and update CAPEX and OPEX budgets and all related financial accounting.
  • Submit annual budget requests.
  • Assist the  executive management and procurement with financial planning and forecasting

Your profile:

Principal Skills Required

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong sense of team 
  • Present information and communicate complex ideas clearly and succinctly
  • Work with minimal supervision and take initiative 
  • Prioritize and manage workload and adjust to changing priorities  
  • Proven time management capabilities 
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out;  
  • Identify problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions;  
  • Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations;  
  • Willingness and ability to be “hands on” 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  •  7 years business experience, thereof 2 years in a similar role as team manager preferred
  • Experience in SAP Retail, SAP AFS (experience in SAP HANA would be a plus
  • Application Support experience in resolving day-to-day application issues and working with end-users
  • Basic knowledge about system communication like IDOC/ALE and monitoring tools
  • Skilled in using applications to create/edit process flows, configuration, transports and decision trees
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Fluency in German, Spanish or Portuguese is a plus.

 

 

Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

 

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Voluntary benefits and critical Illness
  • Company sponsored life and disability benefits
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance
  • Commuter benefit program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your birthday off
  • Flexible Fridays