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Vice President - ERP 1

Date:  22-Jan-2023
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology
Sub-Function:  SAP


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Description

Play the role of an Applications Portfolio owner – from incubating ideas, to building solutions, ensuring the stakeholders get solutions which aid in business automation/transformation, manage budgets and so on.
Drive applications adoption in the area of Manufacturing operations including Manufacturing automation, Manufacturing Intelligence, Quality Management, Product Life Cycle Management etc. and essentially create & proliferate applications/solutions which help transformative business outcomes.
Engage proactively & jointly with CIOs & business stakeholders to come up with organization wide impactful programs, convert them into projects and ensure execution to stakeholders satisfaction.
Be proactive to keep the customer goals in mind, having a long-term perspective and drive customer value.
Work with all internal stakeholders to improve internal process efficiencies and drive organizational initiatives

Profile Description

Graduate in Engineering + MBA (Premier institutes & Operations major is preferable)
15+ years of experience, across IT systems build & implement as well with business development/account management 
Manufacturing domain experience is must (Process Manufacturing experience is preferable)
End User/ Customer Orientation & Lateral Thinking ability
Entrepreneurial mind-set 
Planning and Execution Skills
Team skills
Operational Excellence skills
Ability to multi-task across Impact centres
Strong interpersonal with effective communication skills
Business Acumen with an ability to connect with the big picture
Analytical Skills
Drive to lead change management 
Tolerance for ambiguity

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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