We are ASICS. And our five letters have meaning. ‘Anima Sana in Corpore Sano’ or a Sound Mind in a Sound Body.
We’ve always believed in the positive benefits of movement. And this year, we’ve recommitted to this founding purpose, supporting more people to experience the transformative power of movement, on the body and the mind.
So, this is your chance to join a truly purpose-driven brand.
As IT Director, you’ll lead our EMEA IT teams from our headquarters in Hoofddorp, Netherlands. You’ll devise overarching policies to protect our data, and pioneer processes that boost customer satisfaction. You’ll travel regularly to different markets to see how your plans support our most important objectives and ensure our colleagues comply with international and local regulations.
You’ll influence others to maintain the highest of standards and constantly look for new ways for everyone to work more efficiently. Your strategic approach will reduce costs and increase business revenues for years to come.
You could be the right person for this role regardless of your age, nationality, religious beliefs or gender identification. ASICS welcomes diversity in our people, their backgrounds and life experiences.
Can you move minds?
We’re looking for an exceptional candidate with a track record of top level management to fine tune our operations across the globe. Your passion for tech and commitment to quality will give wholesale and direct-to-consumer teams the tools to work more effectively and boost the ASICS brand.
Reporting to the Vice President Operations, Gert-jan Oudijk, as part of the role you’ll:
Deliver a strategy that supports our overarching business’ goals.
Introduce processes to boost our security while meeting local rules.
Support our wholesale and direct-to-consumer teams’ IT needs.
Build effective supplier relationships to boost profitability.
Report meticulously on the progress of projects.
Analyse existing systems to identify areas for improvement.
Does this sound like you?
You’re a born organiser. You juggle a vast range of tasks with surety.
You’re a natural leader.You influence others at the highest level.
You’re a decision maker.You take initiative and make well-informed choices.
You’re a team player. You believe that helping others can achieve more.
You’re a problem solver.You take pride in finding solutions to the trickiest problems.
What we’re looking for
Bachelor or Masters Degree in IT or a related field.
Work experience in fast-moving consumer goods or retail is a plus.
10 years’ relevant experience, including five years in management.
Excellent project planning and time management skills.
Excellent English language knowledge, written and spoken.
Entrepreneurial individual who works well under pressure.
Join our team
When you join ASICS, you join a family and become part of something special. We know that sport means so much more than physical activity alone. It’s about coming together, sharing experiences and enhancing our all-round wellbeing.
That’s why we practice what we preach. You’ll join a company focused on creating an inclusive environment that fosters diversity and individualism, healthy bodies and healthy minds. As an employer, we offer a range of benefits and services to our people to experience the positive impact of movement, every day.
We look forward to receiving your application online – just send your CV and motivation letter via our career page.