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IS/IT Delivery Manager-Applications Development & Integration

Company: Tate & Lyle
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

IS/IT Delivery Manager - Applications Development & IntegrationThe IS/IT Delivery Manager - Applications Development & Integration will lead and drive delivery of multiple IT projects & solutions delivery supporting Tate & Lyle's business processes. This individual will support business users by leading a team of senior analysts and solution architects to design, develop and implement applications such as SAP ERP, Non-SAP cloud applications delivery.About usAt Tate and Lyle, we are dedicated to making more than extraordinary ingredients. We are a purpose driven company dedicated to improving lives for generations through supporting healthy living, building thriving communities, and caring for our planet. Our IT organization is the gatekeeper and protector of our data - from ingredient innovation, to security management, and plant technology enablement - and is extremely agile, able to pivot with trends, customer needs, and the unforeseen - as seen with a rapid Global roll-out of MS Teams this time last year.About the roleThis role is expected to lead and drive delivery of multiple IT projects & solutions by leading a team of senior analysts and solution architects to design, develop and implement SAP applications systems and required integrations that primarily support Tate & Lyle's project initiatives. In this role you will partner with all cross functional managers, roadmap managers, key business stake holders, be a SME, make vital contributions and influence decisions based on current state, future state capabilities. This role is further expected to scale up into other cross-functional areas, take part in strategic discussions, roadmaps and the overall growth of the organization.Main responsibilities of the role:

  • Deliver assigned project work efforts on time within budget and to the stated deliverables
  • Deliver capex projects and large enhancements on time, in full with benefits realisation and tracking
  • Maintain accurate monthly forecasts against AOP and explain variances per business process management & forecasting schedule
  • Report monthly rolling forecasts with visibility to Full Year performance / opportunities
  • Communicating / coordinating applications related changes within the organizations supported
  • Maintaining / managing strong relationships with strategic vendors
  • Communicating with business and technology leaders, both within and outside the organization
  • Being viewed as the trusted advisor to the organizations supported
  • Partnering with the business leaders in Application development and Integration needs within Global Operations
  • Ensure proper documentation as well as operational instructions for all newly introduced systems and technologies are provided, smooth transition into steady state
  • Work closely with the Enterprise Architecture team to ensure standards are followed.
  • Ability to interpret and detail technical requirements
  • Responsible for detailed requirements gathering and documentation of new / existing RICEFs.
  • Prepare and deliver training materials for new solutions delivered to the business / end-users.
  • Provide knowledge transfer / support / assistance to the Applications Sustain and Support team.
  • Develop functional / technical specifications and other documentation, as needed for audit purposes.
  • Understand Tate & Lyle's business processes and recommend new solutions.
  • Work with the Web Applications / Middleware team in integration projects.
  • Work with Internal and External teams to gain TRB approvals
  • Manage the SAP systems landscape refreshes working with BAU and Support teamsWhat you'll need to have:
    • Excellent technical / functional understanding of SAP with a good level of experience in development and support.
    • Demonstrated work experience in various middleware technologies.
    • Proven track record in evaluation / recommendation of new application components, solutions, releases and/or upgrades.
    • Good understanding of structured project management techniques.
    • Analytically minded and strong problem management and resolution skills
    • Excellent customer service, and strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong problem management and resolution skills
    • Team leadership and experience leading without authority / influencing stakeholdersSpecifically, you will need:
      • Minimum 10 years of progressive IT experience in Applications development and Integration involving complex systems, SAP ERP, cloud applications delivery in a manufacturing organization
      • 3+ years full life-cycle SAP implementations experience including post Go-Live support.
      • Extensive experience in SAP technical and integration tools viz. ABAP, BW, Portal, GRC applications and SAP PI/PO, Dell Boomi integration tools
      • Extensive experience in implementing SAP applications, managing SAP upgrades.
      • Rich experience in integration projects connecting on-prem to cloud, cloud to cloud applications and integrations with AWS Data lakes
      • Rich experience in SOAP, REST API webservices and other data transfer protocols viz. FTP, SFTP, RFC, DB connections etc.
      • Rich experience with SAP EDI / ALE implementations
      • Rich experience in delivering cloud technologies and digital capabilities
      • Rich experience with integration projects working with IT infrastructure, IT Security, Enterprise architecture teams
      • Rich experience of working in an agile environment and often on multiple initiatives in parallel
      • Comfortable working in a matrixed organisation with excellent communication and networking skills - able to effectively manage and influence senior leaders as well as a broad range of stakeholders
      • Experience in delivering business capabilities using advanced technologies such as AI, ML is a plus.
      • University degree (or equivalent) in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Business, Finance, Logistics, or other related discipline.LocationOur IT team is spread globally but our two largest hubs are in Hoffman Estates, Chicago and Central London. This role is to be based from our Hoffman Estates office but note, we are fully remote working until later this year, with only occasional travel into the respective offices for meetings, anticipated thereafter.What we can offer youAt Tate & Lyle you will have to opportunity to drive end to end to end solutions, while owning a high level of accountability and ownership. Additionally, you will have access to:
        • Flexible working policy
        • Competitive salary & bonus eligibility (based on business performance)
        • Company pension scheme
        • Healthcare/Medical insurance
        • Life assurance#LI-AI1California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Tate & Lyle, Hoffman Estates , IS/IT Delivery Manager-Applications Development & Integration, Executive , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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