＊＊＊＊Japan embraces technology leadership and strives to identify where appropriate, modern digital solutions and initiatives. Our current and future digital roadmap is a key pillar to contribute to a growing business with a strong desire to deliver appropriate technologies.
Digital technology is a well engrained and a key responsibility of the IS and Digital team and its continued growth and development is a fundamental requirement in providing a competitive digital landscape.
Working directly for the APAC IT Director and closely with Japan Leadership team, interpreting business strategic direction into a digital technology roadmap. The IT Director Japan will partner with regional and local technical & digital teams to help ensure a technologically accurate and secure delivery of digital initiatives. Collaborating within the Japan team to help align common standards, practices and governance activities resulting in optimized solution delivery.
The IT Director Japan will wear a dual hat in this role, as Japan is developing its digital and e-channel business the IT Director will also be the technical lead for Digital and E-Channel providing insight and direction on the latest technology to guide the local business.
4 years bachelor’s degree is a MUST. Master’s degree (Information Management /Systems / Technology / Computer Science) is a plus.
Industry qualifications such as ITIL, PMP/PRINCE, MCSE, etc.
Full English/Japanese written and spoken proficiency,
15 Years active experiences as an IS/T / Technologist or related professional
and know how
15 Years of solid project management experience (across geographic regions)
Digital, eCommerce, CRM experience; Expertise with on-online technologies (web, mobile, social, and other electronic measures of exchange. SAAS, IAAS, Cloud.)
Management of remote teams, min 5 years.
Technical & Management Knowledge of CRM & ERP, business & eCommerce solutions/processes
Knowledge of technical platforms, market solutions and related trends
Knowledge of Wines & Spirts distribution (model) businesses
Personal & Interpersonal Independent, able to work under pressure, attention to detail
Able to communicate clearly and effectively, at all levels in a mutli-language, multi-
Ability to transfer complicated ideas into comprehensible and digestible
concepts for non-technical audiences.
A demonstrated mindset to be able to transfer technical concepts into deliverable
Ability to listen.
Ability to lead a dynamic, technology driven, team of individuals.