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IT Applications Owner - ERP (NA) Elida Beauty

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Information Technology
Lewisville, Denton, TX;
West Virginia, US;
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ITApplications Owner - ERP – North America, Elida Beauty 

Work Location – Flexible: Remote USA / Lewisville, TX

Job Type: Full Time

Travel –10-15%

Who we are … we are ElidaBeauty

Elida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty business within Unilever.  We are re-found iconic brands by remixing them for today’s generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around.

Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the ‘beauty dance floor’ with our top-quality products at a great value.

Driven by our colleague’s creativity, agility and close connection with consumers,customersand suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh start.  We‘Re-Found’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’.  Our ‘no silos’, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.

YourRole & Key Responsibilities

TheITApplicationsOwner will ensure the effective execution of the operational strategy for all keyElida Beauty LimitedERPapplicationsacross all business functions.  This position will play a fundamental role in the management and performance of ‘owned’ applications to ensure they operate at optimal levels and provide our customers with the best possible service.  

You'll understand and report on all in-life aspects of applications including capability, availability, capacity, cost, the vendorengagementand compliance. If a question needs answering about an application, you will be able answer it or know who does know the answer.

Your Key Responsibilitiesand Tasks

You will provide strong cross functional leadership to create positive alignment between delivery and operations; ensuring changes land smoothly and operate optimally.

Working with external partners, Subject Matter Experts, Solution Architects, Infrastructure, Project Management and Delivery Teams, you will understand business processes and expectations, how the application works in detail and all aspects of the underlying support infrastructure.

You will also:

  • Identify and pursue opportunities for improvements in the application estate and work to drive a reduction in problems by engaging withvendors.

  • Proactively contribute to developing the Application strategy and delivery methodologies.

  • Influencing the roadmap planning and driving the change delivery priorities.

  • Manage total cost of ownership of applications by planning and sponsoring maintenance, upgrade and decommissionactivity.

  • Have a deep understanding of the application design, the ‘as-built’ configuration and operational support model, including associated ‘run books’ covering deployment and supportstandards.

  • Make key decisions on performance and operability including capacity and availability management, anticipating business demands and operational acceptance testing criteria.

  • Contribute to service catalogue management and controlling appropriate useraccess.

  • Ensure that all in-scope applications are used within their licensing commitments and remediate where licensing changes arerequired.

  • Work with Design and Development teams on implementing or improving processes to deliver robust and stableapplications.

  • Plan and coordinate responses to security and audit issues.

What do I need?

  • Technical mindset with an IT background

  • The ability to understand technically a problem and translate back to the business.

  • Ability to understand strategy internally and externally toElida Beauty Limited

  • Experience in service management

Talent catalyst:

  • Responsible for growing and nurturing talent including succession planning ensuring organization is fit to win short and long term

  • Key representative of Elida Beauty Limited within organization as well as externally across various key stakeholders and organizational bodies.

Key interfaces:

  • Role reports directly to theOperations Manager

  • Role will primarily bebusinessfunctionsfacing but will have engagement at relevantfunctional levels in managingthe ITservice provision as well as working with SI’s/Partners. 


  • Degree in business administration or a technology-related field, or equivalent work- or education-related experience.

  • Experience in a role of leading an architecture team with proven track record ofdelivery.

  • Clear experience of managing large scale IT Transformation.

  • Articulate and good communicator with the ability to communicate technical issues in aneasy-to-understandway.

  • Strong knowledge of architecture methodologies, principles, and frameworks.

  • Practical experience translating business strategy into technology roadmaps.

  • Strong understanding of the external technology market.

  • Results oriented with the ability to maintain focus on objectives in a multi-task demanding environment.

  • Good problem solving and communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the team.

Required Skills

  • Language requirement: English

  • Accountability & Responsibility

  • Growth Mindset

  • Consumer and Customer Focus

  • Bias for Action

  • Building Talent & Teams

Join us…

To ensure that your personal creativity helps to unlock our potential, we will upskill and reskill you. We will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilities. 

Most importantly, we will give you the autonomy to use them like a ‘founder’. We will help you to think like a CEO so that we all focus on delivering our Purpose and so you drive growth as you develop. Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.

Better for our consumers, better for the world and better for each of us

The way we manufacture,packageand distribute our products will be better for everyone and for the planet. We will bring a new meaning to diversity and inclusion by providing access to beauty products that suit every kind of skin and hair.

Excited about the Role?

Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch toprovide you with an update on the status of your application.


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

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