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Head of Technology - Service Operations

Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Work Level:
Work Level 6
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
14 Jul 2020
About The Role

We’re recruiting for a driven Head of Technology to lead one of our technology teams based at our Support Centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire.  We are looking for someone with the gravitas to be able to come in and really make a difference. Ideally you will have experience of working within a retail environment (although this isn’t  essential). 

You’ll be responsible for providing a business function with technology solutions to help drive their business success. Acting as the key point of contact with the business area, you will own the overall Technology business area relationship. 

Keeping everything running smoothly, our technology team makes sure our tech gives us the edge. At the forefront of innovation and the latest developments, our ideas and systems set the pace in the fast moving world of retail. We help all of our teams to work faster, be more agile and meet the needs of millions of customers like nobody else.

Some of the key things you'll do as a Head of Technology are:

  • Participate in Technology strategy development and be part of the development of strategic plan for business units

  • Be responsible for quality of relationship management between business and Technology as determined by CTO.

  • Input into improved ways of working between functions and within Technology

About You

You'll need skills and experience like this to be a success:  

  • A record of coaching teams and individuals to realise their potential 

  • Experience of working in a similar role within retail will be highly advantageous 

  • Strong Technology understanding and the inputs required to shape an associated activity from a Technology perspective

  • Business awareness and strong cross-functional knowledge 

  • Significant senior management experience in Technology functions

  • Strong programme / change management background

About The Company

Fresh thinking is the name of the game. We think innovatively to provide our customers with quality products and fresh, tasty food from all over the world.

We love talking to suppliers about their products and going out in the field (quite literally) to see what we’re buying for ourselves. We’re refreshingly different because we’re the UK’s most integrated food retailer with our own bakery, cooked meat factory, cheese packaging facilities, fish processing plants and more.

Together we’re a team of 450 people who decide what we sell and at what price. We negotiate deals with suppliers. We listen to what brands and products our customers want. And we look for the best local produce, tracking down products around the world to meet constantly changing tastes.

Own brands. Value brands. Global brands. We take great pride in them all. We also offer you the chance to specialise whether fashion, fruit or frozen food is your passion.

Why Morrisons? We’re multi-award winning - named retailer of the year for international wine and meat & fish. We prepare more food in our stores than any other UK retailer. We also have more in-store Butchers, Fishmongers and Bakers than our competitors. Put simply we’re as passionate about providing good quality products as you are.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.