IT Application Specialist (ERP implementation or D365)

Location Tokyo
Job type Permanent
Salary ~ 8,000,000 JPY
Reference 32825

【COMPANY OVERVIEW】

Global footwear brand with over 70 years’ history. 20 retail stores in Japan.

The business is expanding globally and digitally transforming, especially to accommodate the growing e-commerce business. The Japan office is hiring for a new position as IT Application Specialist. This person will have knowledge in business applications and IT systems (preferably Dynamics365 or other ERP packages).

You will play a big part in supporting global business strategy and be involved in global and regional projects.

【WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY】

  • NEW POSITION! – Become the Japan lead and contact person for IT Application projects

  • You will be working with APAC HQ and Global HQ as a team member

  • Stable and global company with established brand name

  • Career progression within the company as senior member of staff or branching out in other job functions

  • Non-routine work, interaction with different business units, and global team work

 

【JOB RESPONSIBILITIES】

The business is transforming their legacy system to Microsoft365/Dynamics365. You will be part of a long-term transformation and be involved in all aspects, including project management with local and global team, user support, training, system support, and database administration.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evolve the roadmap replace or enhance legacy applications

  • Lead maintenance, performance optimisation and implementation of applications and new technology, with best practice methodology

  • Work with other business units and IT teams both locally and globally on transformation projects

  • Implement applications, provide user training and support, and conduct analysis as required

  • Manage and coordinate IT projects and tasks

  • Collaborate with other partners, vendors, and other external parties to plan and deliver tasks

  • Support the local IT manager with preparation of budgets and reforecasts, also ensuring documentation is up to date

  • Serve as a back-up for infrastructure projects and tasks

 

【REQUIREMENTS】

  • Native Japanese and business-level English (speaking and writing)

  • Knowledge of IT business application / ERP system and user support experience

  • Knowledge of RDBMS and SQL

  • Experience at reporting / Business Intelligence tools

  • Experience with projects and working with other business units and partners, vendors or external parties

  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders

  • Innovative and technology driven (willingness to learn about new technologies and systems), methodical and process-orientated

  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task with minimal supervision

  • Willing to travel (limited during Covid19)

  • Interest in IT Infrastructure

【GOOD TO HAVE】

  • Complete end to end ERP Lifecycle experience, preferably Dynamics365 or DynamicsAX

  • Experience working in Windows 10 / Office365 environment

  • Knowledge of Azure / LCS / PaaS / SaaS based technology

  • Broad knowledge of development tools and software

  • Service Oriented IT architectures is desirable

  • Broad knowledge of ESB-based communications

  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure / network and user support experience

** We will accept applicants for both staff-level or associate manager-level