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Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. IT Manager- Merchandising Systems in Kansas City, Kansas

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Added Jun 10, 2022 IT Manager- Merchandising Systems (25072) Kansas City, KS | Permanent Apply (https://evoportalus.tracker-rms.com/LRS/apply?jobcode=25072)

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LRS Consulting Services is seeking a IT Manager for their Merchandising Systems Group for an exciting Direct Hire Opportunity with a client located here in Kansas City. LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

Our client is seeking an IT Manager to provide leadership oversight for strategic, business-transforming projects in IT service and support with a main focus of prioritizing needs and serving customers using merchandising systems and applications. The IT Manager will partner with internal merchandising business teams to deliver strategic projects and initiatives as well as system enhancements and application support. This role will be focused on improving the quality of solutions and overseeing the delivery of support, projects, and enhancements.

IT Manager Responsibilities:

  • Refine and Deliver Strategy

  • Deliver Reliable Solutions & Technology

  • Operational Support and Service Management

  • Financial & Performance Management


  • Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years years of experience in the management of information technology teams and systems, including IT business relationship management in merchandising systems and vendor/contract management and strong estimation skills

  • Experience with merchandising systems, including at least 2-3 of the following: assortment planning/optimization, pricing and promotion/advertising management, product master management/data exchanges, forecasting & planning, planogram/space management, buying and inventory management, allocation, supply chain portals

  • Business process architecture / design lead solution selection and implementation, including building a team of business/process analyst skills that can facilitate design sessions and produce swim lane workflows

  • SaaS solution evaluation/selection and implementation for large scale, complex environments, including proposal comparison/score carding and total cost of ownership and benefit estimation.

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and results-oriented with effective communication skills to drive clarity with IT and business teams

  • Ability to apply best practices to the software development lifecycle (SDLC) for projects based on experiences with iterative/agile and blended approaches, effectively coordinates implementations with cross functional teams. Experience with modern development practices and technologies to drive reuse, scalability, seamless process/system integration and long-term supportability

  • Experience working with various enterprise teams across the software development lifecycle, to review, inspect, document, and ensure the quality of software products being tested and eventually implemented

  • Identifies and initiates action plans with limited guidance, self-prioritizes, drives to deliver on commitments without prompting and communicates ahead of deadlines

Nice To Haves:

  • Modern web and mobile application development, architecture, integration technologies, and security best practices

  • Web and mobile software development, Restful APIs, Java/J2EE environments

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.