Head of Retail Technology

Head of Retail Technology


Head of Retail Technology

Musgrave is Ireland’s leading food retail and wholesale company.  With more than 140 years of food and retail leadership, today it is building and developing market-leading brands that will deliver a prosperous future for the company, its people and partners.  Retail brands include SuperValu, Centra, Daybreak, and Mace in Northern Ireland

Over the last year there has been significant progress on addressing legacy systems and on developing new digital concepts with completion of significant technology changes to the retail IT estate. To support Musgrave NI with this strategy, it is seeking to recruit a Head of Retail Technology who will lead the technology service to the independent retailers and company owned stores across Northern Ireland.

The post holder will be responsible for taking the digital service proposition with the retailers to the next level.  It requires a digital leader who will bring a best-in-class to their retailers in terms of efficiency and service, and to their consumers in terms of providing an engaging seamless digital experience.

The successful candidate should possess the following characteristics and skills:

  • 5 years’ experience in a senior leadership position in IT and business with evidence of influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders.
  • Creating and leading high-performance teams that are generated on a solid foundation of building productive communication, creating innovative solutions, and delivering great performance
  • Excellent customer service focus, with ability to lead a strong technical customer proposition and detail with a wide variety of customer issues and queries
  • Proven track record of providing technical leadership in complex business environments
  • Ideally educated to degree level in a related area with a relevant professional qualification (or equivalent level of experience)
  • Experience of working in a wholesale or retail business environment would be of an advantage but not essential.

For further information and to apply, please forward your CV to Emma Kieran, Senior Consultant, Clarendon Executive, quoting ref. 19059 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Alternatively, if you would like a confidential discussion to discuss your suitability in advance of applying, please contact Emma on +44 7891 441 293

Application is by tailored cv and closing date is 5pm on Monday 20th January 2020.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and Clarendon Executive acts as an agent on its behalf


  • Closing Date:
    5pm on Monday 20th January 2020.
  • Salary:
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