Director, Retail System Solutions
Spencer Gifts

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Posted in Retail

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Job Description
Come work with us at Spencer's & Spirit Halloween, where you'll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We're fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you'll see firsthand that we're laidback and irreverent. We're firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as watercooler convos. Whether it's critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!

We offer the following benefits:

  • 30% discount on merchandise
  • competitive salary
  • career advancement
  • Bonus opportunity
  • an excellent benefits package including Vacation/Sick/Holiday pay, Medical/Dental/Disability/Life and AD&D insurance & 401k.
The Director of Retail Systems Solutions will be responsible for part of the portfolio of retail application solutions to support the business. This is a mixture of industry standards applications and custom developed solutions set. The role, reporting to the DVP of Solution Delivery, will have a broad set of team members and technologies to work with while custom development is primarily Microsoft based. A strong technical base as well as experience in retail solutions will be required.
  • Lead the practice of a transparent organization that actively engages technical and business partners in a highly collaborative manner in order to derive the most effective solutions.
  • Partner with the business to understand and define the opportunities for continuous improvement or additional capabilities for current or future enterprise solutions.
  • Collaborate with other Information Solutions groups on projects and activities to ensure the scope and resource needs of the work efforts are clear.
  • Assist in defining and adhering to architectural practices that leverage solutions in a sustainable, adaptable and cost effective manner.
  • Ensure metrics are in place to monitor and measure software development projects, ongoing support & maintenance activities.
  • Train, develop and retain a high performing software engineering and support team.
  • Provide expertise and direction for the developments team to ensure that all project deliverables are clear and align with business objectives/timelines.
  • Provide decision-making feedback regarding technical requirements, timelines and software concerns so that design decisions are in line with technical expectations.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a similar discipline
  • Retail, wholesale or direct to customer industry experience required
  • Must have five or more years of strategic retail technical management experience
  • Direct experience managing parts of the portfolio of retail or wholesale solutions. (Financial, Merchandising, PLM type work solutions) for at least 5 years
  • Advanced skills in defining project/team objectives and leading teams to successful completions of projects including use of collaborative development and project tools
  • Experience in working across partner technology teams (logistics, eComm, store operations, external vendors, merchandise management, finance, infrastructure)
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to influence key stakeholders in technical and non-technical subjects
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills; able to articulate complex technical topics for non-technical audiences
*Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 required for employment, reasonable accommodations considered for medical, pregnancy or sincerely held religious beliefs.

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