A transformational investment in technology
Join us as we embark on a period of transformational change, with an investment in our technology and solutions portfolio that will shape the future of Primark. Supporting over 200 applications across our head offices and stores in more than 13 countries., we are looking for true technology partners to play an integral role in helping us keep pace with the rapid growth we’ve seen over the last 50 years. This is your opportunity to build strong relationships while strengthening your tech skillset.
Working within a highly diverse and fast-paced environment that challenges you, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the latest technology the market has to offer. We’ll give you the autonomy to run projects as you wish, while still offering you the support of mentors and managers. Now is the time - make your mark on Primark and find your amazing.
Technology evangelist and expert
The Payments / Compliance SME is an exciting and varied role, responsible for identifying, evangelizing and justifying technology and process changes. In this integral role, you’ll use your expertise in payments and compliance legislation and technology trends to ensure that our systems are aligned with the latest global Payments and Compliance legislation.
What we’re looking for
In addition to being an expert in business process improvement, you have a deep understanding of payments and compliance principles, process improvement, and transformation methodologies. A great communicator with a strong customer presence, you’re comfortable leading effective engagement with the stakeholder group both across the business and within the Technology Function. With at least 15 years’ experience, you’re passionate about leveraging technology and a curious and enthusiastic visionary who seeks opportunities to innovate at every turn.
Some of your key responsibilities would include:
Build relationships with key business and technology stakeholders to identify opportunities to apply technology or business process changes which will transform payments and compliance. You’ll also ensure that technology has early involvement in any proposed innovations.
Payment and compliance knowledge sharing
Provide knowledge input in all areas of payments and compliance to ensure that Primark as a business is keeping up to date with latest developments in this space including compliance and legislation. You’ll actively communicate opportunities and evaluations to the key business stakeholders, as well as evangelizing potential applications of technologies.
Recommend innovation opportunities and input into business strategies and architecture roadmaps to ensure Primark are fast adopters of proven technologies and innovations that are fit for a business of our scale. You’ll clearly articulate how proposed capability and innovations could resolve an organisational need.
At the forefront of technology
Leverage 3rd parties, research organizations and suppliers to keep up to date with innovations and technologies that are applicable and ready for adoption in a business of our scale. This includes adoption of technologies from other business sectors such as High Tech, Manufacturing, FMCG, FinTech, etc.
Why work with us?
At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to achieve our business goals and our competitive salary rewards this. This role will be based in either our Dublin or Reading Head Offices with travel expected between the two. We offer flexible working which will help you manage this and ultimately achieve more. We'll also provide you with a progressive career path, because clear advancement is what we’re all about at Primark. We’re always open when talking about your development and we offer plenty of training – whether it’s inhouse or sending you on courses. We’re big believers in rewarding hard work, which is easier to achieve with our teams being so close and forever willing to help out.