Technical Specialist, Retail & Customer Solutions

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Technical Specialist, Retail & Customer Solutions

Date: 25-Dec-2016

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Burberry Limited

Req ID: 96988

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

PURPOSE

The Burberry IT solutions team are looking for a Stores IT Solutions Consultant to work as part of the Retail IT team to design, deliver and support our global network of stores.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand the global systems solutions relevant to store operations and POS, to a level where they can build and configure IT devices
  • Provide technical expertise and support to project teams
  • Ensure the retail test environment is maintained and kept up to date
  • Provide technical support to regional teams and external partners
  • Ensure systems are fully tested and operating in accordance with functional requirements prior to deployment.
  • Assist with problem resolution, ensuring assigned POS and back office IT related service desk tickets are dealt with on a timely and appropriate basis, with personal follow-up to ensure correct resolution and satisfaction with the store team.
  • Ensure software changes are validated, tested, and subsequently deployed without issue.

PERSON PROFILE

  • Relevant business or IT experience, ideally in Luxury Retail or consumer products industries preferred
  • Hands-on experience of in-store operations
  • POS application knowledge.  Previous experience of Clarity (Omnico) will be an advantage.
  • SQL knowledge
  • Experience of POS builds, deployment technology and software distribution
  • Ability to understand business process and how they might apply in a retail system
  • Good communication and presentation skills (verbal & written)
  • Good inter-personal skills in order to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to plan, organise effectively and deliver results to time
  • Self-starter, takes initiative and can work independently but also as part of a team
  • Drive, energy and enthusiasm
  • Well organised, with ability to follow tasks through to completion
  • Structured and disciplined, with attention to detail
  • Articulate, assertive and flexible.
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Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || Information Technology || Retail Technology || n/a ||


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