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The Children's Place


The Children's Place - Secaucus, NJ




New Jersey

The VP, IT Application Development & Support will be responsible for all development and maintenance for all applications for the Design, Sourcing, Logistics, Merchandising, Planning & Allocation, Finance and Human Resources Departments. This position will be responsible for owning and maintaining the software development life cycle process and develop and maintain strong vendor and IT relationships with a focus on collaboration and direct communications. This role will be responsible for building and managing the application portfolio to ensure that projects and enhancements are aligned to business priorities such that functional capabilities and technology innovations deliver key enablers of the business vision.

Key Accountabilities:

Lead multiple, complex projects and/or technology initiatives and apply innovative solutions to systems and applications problems. Ensure the projects support strategic and near-term goals

Key participant in enterprise and IT planning and collaborate with enterprise and IT senior management to assure alignment to goals

Ensure all projects are delivered within scope, budget, and adhere to company governance processes.

Evaluate current applications and identify areas to improve standards, simplify, and enhance functionality and/or transition to packaged solutions to improve supportability and time to market

Effectively manage application development efforts by fully understanding overall systems and its business impacts of each application (SAP and Non-SAP applications)

Drive application development process; create roadmap and timing of implementation of the roadmap based on business requirements and strategy

Provide leadership and management to develop high performance teams; Implement management metrics to support goal achievement

Own annual and strategic budgets to support plans

Analyze financial performance and variances

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field

10 years of experience in technology engineering, specifically software application/product development

Experience managing software development teams in enterprise level, large scale environments including management of sourced services

Skills and Behaviors:

Expert understanding of the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) process

Hands on technical expertise in the development and/or architecture of systems utilizing current technologies

Proven project management experience in the implementation of complex business applications including the integration of disparate applications

Excellent communication, collaboration, and teaming skills; skills and experience in executive level communication and presentations

ID: 2017-29007

External Company Name: Children's Place, Inc., The

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The Children's Place


VP IT APPLICATION DEVEL SUPPOR The Children's Place - Secaucus, NJ, United States


Location: Secaucus, NJ

Company Profile:
The best in childrens clothing and accessories sizes 0-14. The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc., is a leading specialty retailer of children's merchandise, ages newborn to 10 years old. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture and sells high-quality, value-priced merchandise under the proprietary "The Children's Place" brand name. As of February 1, 2011, the Company owned and operated 995 The Children's Place stores in North America and its online store,