JB Cocoa is a fast-growing company with exciting opportunities for growth.

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Job description

We are looking for an Group IT Manager to oversee the technical infrastructure within an organization, leading a team of IT staff, determining business requirements for IT systems, managing the design and implementation of IT infrastructure, and eliminating security risks.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop goals and strategies to ensure the IT department runs smoothly and effectively.
  • Direct and establish IT-related projects including deployment of ERP system (SAP S4/HANA) and adopt Industry 4.0 automation to drive digital transformation.
  • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the company to deliver the shared goals.
  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage.
  • Establish partnerships with IT service providers and manage SLA as per stipulated in contract.
  • Build IT roadmap to contribute to company strategy and business expansion plan.
  • Ensure IT policies (including data and Cybersecurity) and Business Continuity Plan are up-to-date and being adhered to for IT audit compliance.
  • Managing IT staff, recruiting, training and coaching employees and appraising their performance.
  • Build strong relationships with business and their leaders across the group, and develop a detailed understanding of their issues, challenges and opportunities.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solution in time.
  • Direct the design, planning, implementation, and maintenance including asset refresh of the IT infrastructure that supports the company’s operations and business applications.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • Minimum 12 years of prior relevant experience with IT leadership experience.
  • Experience in FMCG or a related industry is preferred/required.
  • Demonstrated experience driving digital transformation and business growth through innovation and the implementation of technology. Knowledge and experience of implementing SAP ERP System is a must.
  • Demonstrated experience with SaaS, cloud-based, and outsourced solutions through third party providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement comprehensive approaches to cyber security and risk management.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity, handle the unexpected with flexibility and provide clarity to business leadership.
  • Possesses good business acumen, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written; able to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.

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Department: Group IT and Project
Project Location(s): JB Cocoa Sdn Bhd
Education: Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education

Interest candidates are encouraged to write-in or email their resume to the address below

The Human Resources Department
JB Cocoa Sdn Bhd
Lot CP1, Jalan Tanjung A/6,
Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas,
81650 Gelang Patah, Johor.