Website Brookwood Recruitment

Solutions Design Manager

What’s in it for you…

  • A salary of £65,000-£75,000 + 6.5% pension contribution
  • 33 Days annual leave (increasing each year of service)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 50% Staff discount
  • Access to wider retail discounts 50%
  • Hybrid working – 2 days onsite

The Role:

The Solutions Design Manager plays a critical role in leading a team of professionals to design and deliver effective and efficient solutions that meet the operational strategic objectives. You will balance technical expertise with leadership skills to ensure successful project outcomes.

About You:

  • Results-driven, measured and have a consistent approach, with the ability to inspire and motivate others to deliver to the best of their ability.
  • A track record of delivery with a methodical and structured approach.
  • Excellent management, communication, and organisational skills.
  • Financially and operationally astute.
  • Maintains a culture of inclusion so everyone can succeed.
  • Executes changes effectively, following clear plans and processes.
  • Experience of Blue Yonder WMS is a bonus but not essential.

Your day-to-day duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Project Leadership: Manage a team of WMS co-ordinators, providing guidance and direction to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
  • Design Oversight: Provide oversight and review of solution designs, ensuring they meet quality standards, align with best practices, and adhere to architectural principles.
  • Technical Leadership: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to guide the team in making informed decisions during the design and implementation phases.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with stakeholders, including business leaders, project managers, developers, and other relevant teams, to gather requirements and ensure that the proposed solutions meet both business and technical needs.
  • Risk Assessment: Identify potential risks and challenges in proposed solutions and develop strategies to mitigate these risks. Ensure that the solutions are resilient, scalable, and adaptable to changing business requirements.
  • Budgeting and Resource Allocation: Work with project managers and leadership to allocate resources effectively, manage budgets, and ensure that projects are delivered on time and within financial constraints.
  • Documentation: Oversee the documentation of solution designs, ensuring that they are well-documented and can serve as a reference for development, testing, and maintenance teams.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement quality assurance processes to validate that the solutions meet the specified requirements and adhere to the established design principles.
  • Training and Development: Foster a culture of continuous learning and development within the team. Provide training and mentorship to ensure that team members stay current with relevant technologies and industry trends.

Apply today – Interviews taking place next week!

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