Working at IWG :
IWG is the international leader in the flexible workspace revolution ( ). Our brands including Regus () and Spaces () are famous for being the standard in office, technology and collaboration space.
We are growing fast but have to grow faster! We have more than 3,300 business centres in over 120 countries and serve 2.
5million customers daily.
We are starting up another Global Innovation Centre in Barcelona to add to our portfolio of IT TechLabs around the world.
We are an extremely entrepreneurial business and seeking out intelligent energetic, smart, self-motivated and eager-to-learn individuals that want to be part of a global revolution to build flexible workspaces using the latest in robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Office IoT, Big Data and Cloud Solutions.
Role and Responsibilities
Are you a Sales and Marketing Systems expert who is passionate about large scale enterprise environments, MS Dynamics Sales / Support, Advanced CMS Systems, test automation, advanced APIs, websites, mobile apps, multi-tenant billing, real-time inventory, continuous delivery, working with world class partners, transforming IT organisations using cutting-edge technologies?
Do you deliver under pressure? Are you a leader that team members can trust and count on? Do you enjoy working across multiple teams on a global basis?
If all this sounds great then the System Owner CRM role at IWG could be for you.
IWG operate large-scale, highly-available infrastructure supporting terabytes of data that are growing very fast (IWG user base is shifting to digital self-service applications and pushing the boundaries of our current systems).
Ready for a Challenge? In this role you will be the Technical System lead for our new and extensively evolving CRM solutions.
These CRM solutions play a major role for our customer services, sales and the financial performance of IWG and are mission critical.
All of our Sales and Marketing solutions are developed, configured and tested via a combination of IWG Full-Time employees (FTEs), Contactors and Partners (who develop run and operate under our management).
This role will work as a key member of our IT Team and take part in leading a core system consolidation, decommissioning, migration and transformation to new Sales and Marketing Systems (including a largescale MS Dynamics global rollout programme).
Main responsibilities include :
Be a positive leader and motivator
Maintain systems roadmaps (for feature config and development)
Lead core systems consolidation, decommissioning, migration projects
Lead Global rollout of MS Dynamics Sales and Support
Lead Partners, Contractors and FTEs across our CRM Solutions
Design, manage, maintain all quality and performance practices, standards, methodologies, and metrics across all CRM Solutions
Support post go live issues management and escalations (via support team)
Be prepared for unplanned accelerated requirements
Maintain deep system and business knowledge
Be responsible for e2e CRM systems support and availability
Ensure this knowledge can be replicated, transferred to FTEs and partners (in a structured induction programme)
Lead, manage, train, onboard and induct CRM Systems team members
Manage overall culture and motivation of the team
Key Areas of Experience
To be considered for this role - you will need to have experience in as many of the areas below as possible :
Expert-level experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM (Sales and Support)
Global or Multi-country rollout of MS Dynamics CRM
Advanced CMS systems experience
Experience as a Technical Systems Owner
Have a strong monitoring, support and operational approach
Experience in software and system Development / Configurations / Support
Experience with Software development and architectures (Cloud and Hosted)
Be part of our after-hours / on-call rotation for escalation
Strong drive to keep ahead and quickly learn new technologies
Agile software development
Understanding of Software Development, System design, Digital, Web, Mobile, UX standards, solutioning and specification
Excellent Team Leadership, motivation, coordination and issues Mgt skills
Experience working with Executive and C-Level Mgt
Line management (5 - 10 minimum)
Experience managing FTEs, contractors and partners
Working with remote or distributed teams on a Global basis
Setting up and managing a Dev and Support Practice (Centre of Excellence)
Setting up an induction programme - maintaining a repeatable process
Cultural Fit :
We move fast, push the boundaries, drive ourselves to be better and deliver more. Ideal candidates will jump right in and be at home in this environment.
You need to take the initiative and focus on delivery. If something is missing figure out how to fill the gap and keep moving.
Experience working in a global and multi-cultural environment is a major plus we span a lot of countries, different people, different approaches all linked to the common goal of getting our projects / initiatives delivered and doing them well.
Many challenging situations are resolved by having good business / technical judgment, a comfortable, open communication style, and a willingness and ability to find the answer.
Sound like you? Great read on .
Skills and Training :
BSc (Engineering, Computer Science or related) required, MSc or above preferred.
Minimum 10 years IT Experience
Excellent English, communication and presentation skills
Good negotiation, communication and presentation skills.
Exposure and working level knowledge of working with and interfacing to global delivery teams
Proven ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally.
Good commercial understanding and awareness
Ability to simplify, refine and clearly articulate issues
Advanced problem-solving abilities
Continuous drive to learn and advance skills
Work hard to proactively prevent issues upfront, quickly resolve active issues and drive excellence via test automation, continuous development / integration and deployment