Business Systems Manager

The Bread Factory

LondonCompetitiveFull time

The Bread Factory is a Food Manufacturing bakery dedicated to making deliciously crafted bread, cakes and pastries. We are proud to craft products for our GAIL’s bakeries, neighbourhood grocery stores, restaurants and more!

As our teams grow, we are on the lookout for our next Business Systems Manager.

Every day is different at The Bread Factory, but here are some of the things you will be doing:

  • Assessment and Inventory
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Define Application Strategy
  • Roadmap Development
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Cost Optimisation
  • Risk Management
  • Collaboration and Communication
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Performance Measurement

Here are some key areas we think you can impact in this role:

  • Full lifecycle from requirements gathering, innovation & ideation, through design, product selection, procurement, implementation, support & maintenance to service retiral.
  • Lead the business’s application and information strategy to underpin the IT Strategy.
  • Stay abreast of technology trends, foster excellent relationships with strategic suppliers and build networks with other businesses and industry
  • Provide personal leadership across IT and demonstrate the business’s values and behaviours

Our team tell us you will be a great addition if you…

  • Extensive knowledge of ERP or equivalent system encompassing supply chain, production, procurement, planning, inventory
  • Ability to multi-task and to work across both support and development environments
  • Resilient and understands and appreciates different styles of working
  • Innate determination and curiosity to solve problems and find solutions
  • Leadership demonstrated through hands-on involvement and team management practices
  • Managed 3rd party service providers, including negotiating contracts, SLAs, and SOWs
  • Developed business cases for investment for sign off at executive level.
  • Has led strategic partnerships with suppliers, internal customers, and external stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building and networking skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • Free products on the job
  • Family-friendly policies such as enhanced maternity and paternity pay, and grandparents leave
  • 50% GAIL’s discount card and 40% off at The Bread Factory & The Flour Station Markets. As well as access to our benefits platform
  • 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
  • 3 months career break with your job waiting for you when you return
  • Wellbeing benefits such as 24-hour GP service, parties, Cycle to work schemes and more…

We understand that flexibility can offer productivity improvement to help you balance your career with your commitments and interests outside of work. If you have a suggestion of how we can make this role work for you, please let us know.

We believe job descriptions are your daily to-do lists, and that’s why our job adverts are a little bit about us and why we would like you to choose us. If you are successful at our pre-screening stage, we can provide you with the full job description