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EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Manager

  • Department: Merchandising
  • Location: Hammersmith
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 7922

You will ensure the smooth maintenance and unaltered presentation of Merchandise Data working in a dynamic set up between the Harrods buying teams, our 3rd party supplier and vendors. In this unique role you will Project manager the operational delivery and drive our team to succeed at this exciting time. No day is the same, you will be our SME for EDI both internally and externally, charged with inspiring a high performing service focused team.

About you

You are a proactive and driven individual who has a passion for first class customer service. You are an effective manger and motivator – taking ownership of your team’s objectives and goals.  You understand the capabilities of your team and focus on their development. You’re a confident communicator who works well in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.  Someone who can easily multi-task and manage several customers and multiple on-boarding projects.  You are the kind of person who has a focus on results and meeting targets.

What to expect

Reporting to the Merchandising Development Manager you will have ownership of on-boarding internationally located vendors as well as maintaining business-as-usual management of EDI with our established trading partners. You’ll partner with our 3rd party in their delivery of technical output, and multiple departments across the business to ensure a smooth process, you will be working to tight deadlines in a  relationships based position to knowledge share and promote continuous improvement.

Whilst managing a team you will be identifying and delivering continuous improvement that will provide a streamlined on-boarding experience for vendors and internal stakeholders, as well as improving in-house processes, reporting and timelines. You will be supporting with the training of in-house colleagues, and providing/maintaining documentation for the training. As the go-to person, no day will be the same whilst to pave both the way to both short- and long-term businesses successes.

What is important?

You will be an experience EDI Specialist and people manager with a strong operational background in driving the Electronic data interchange (EDI) initiatives from either supplier, vendor or client side.  You’ll be motivated to make an impact, accustomed to managing and developing a team. Confident to build relationships with technical and non-technical stakeholders both internally and externally. You’ll have good knowledge of End-to-End Supply Chain processes and flows and a wider understanding of systems and connectivity to integration platforms. Applied Knowledge of EDIFACT standards is required

Our Promise to You

If you are looking to take the next step in your career in a dynamic and connecting role as a subject matter expert with a focus on developing operational efficiencies, we offer a unique opportunity to partner with industry specialists in a fast paced and change enthusiastic team.

More immediately, you’ll benefit from an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram

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