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VP, Application Delivery - SAP

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Union Beach, New Jersey, US, 07735

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF IT team at our Union Beach, NJ location. With Frutarom combined, IFF is 129 years old, has greater than $5BB Revenue, contains over 13,000 employees, supports 160 locations, serving 33,000 customers with 150,000 products.   IFF is transforming our services to meet the heightened expectations of a highly creative, international and mobile workforce.

This job will lead the development of next generation ERP architecture using SAP HANA-based solutions for IFF, work with all functions to define the delivery & rollout roadmap and put a program together to do actual execution of IFF’s S/4 HANA rollout.

  • Ability to lead multidiscipline work teams to deliver & apply technology-based solutions to respond to business needs. 
  • Must have demonstrated broad-based (infrastructure, application, delivery, etc.) information systems management experience:
  • Successfully developed and implemented applications in new SAP HANA architecture environments;
  • Demonstrated leadership of multidiscipline, high-performance work teams/groups;
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong capabilities in relationship management;
  • Partner & establish contributions that technology can bring to business objectives through conducting diagnostic & feasibility studies
  • Develop & present business cases for high level initiatives for approval, funding and prioritization.       
  • Significant experience & knowledge in new computing application & technology architectures, specifically in SAP HANA-based solutions (CFIN, S/4, IBP, etc.).
  • Must have demonstrated success in application design and delivery; must have demonstrated two or more of the following:
  • Set direction & led introduction & use of techniques, methodologies & tools for delivering technology services to the enterprise
  • Planned, directed, and coordinated activities to manage & implement large multi-project programs from contract proposal initiation to final operational stages; ensures programs are managed to realize business benefits
  • Managed financial resources to meet goals and multiple projects
  • Established a track record of managing technical staff through various life-cycle phases (cross-functional experience highly desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience in developing strategic
  • Identify market & environmental trends beneficial to the enterprise; develop alternative options for business partners to pursue & adopt
  • Lead & coordinate development & creation of IT strategy aligned with enterprise business strategy
  • Lead creation & review of systems capability strategies; define options & modernization roadmaps to fruition 


Job Requirements

Must have a Bachelors Degree

15+ years of broad-based (infrastructure, application, delivery, etc.) information systems management experience in Fortune 500 companies with large global footprint:


  • Supervision, recruitment, development, retention & organization of global IT staff of at least 50+ employees
  • Forecasting & managing annual IT budget of $2m+ or more
  • Managing third-party relationships, including hardware/software vendors and outside consultants to ensure levels of service & efficient use of external resources
  • Providing continuous delivery of IT services with minimal disruption to the organization


At least 10 years’ IT management experience in large F500 companies as business and/or application delivery partner:

  • Partnered or served as technical advisor to more than 1 business function (e.g. Supply Chain, Finance, R&D, etc.)
  • Developed business cases (> $10M+) and obtained funding for it.
  • Led or co-led x-functional programs as part of corporate strategies (e.g. roll out global shared services functions, adopt new capabilities like CPFR, VMI, etc.) 
  • Experienced in Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures 


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey