Head of Business Systems

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Head of Business Systems

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Enhancing Patient Care

Head of Business Systems

GBUK Group is a rapidly growing company comprised of award-winning specialist companies that excel in providing enteral feeding, critical care, patient handling and vascular access devices and services. Our primary goal is to enhance patient care through our innovative solutions. With a network of over 1,500 suppliers supporting the NHS, we have established ourselves as a top 20 supplier since our inception in 2008.

Headquartered in Yorkshire, our 80,000 sq. ft. warehouse ensures the distribution of over 600,000 medical devices to healthcare professionals on a daily basis. Our unique blend of distributed, as well as proprietary products, have expanded our reach to over 45 countries worldwide, with the recent establishment of warehouse facilities in Europe.

At GBUK Group, our culture is deeply rooted in our core values of Solutions Focused, Collaboration, Innovation, Adaptability, Communication and Integrity. These values drive our commitment to delivering high-quality products and services that positively impact patient care globally.

GBUK has a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated Head of Business Systems to join our Head Office team near Selby.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will lead the business systems, encompassing existing capability and business expansion through M&A and third party partners. The Head of Business Systems role is responsible for continuous development of effective and efficient systems, whilst delivering strategic improvements to drive ongoing business growth. The Head of Business Systems has leadership responsibility for all system related functions, including IT, Projects, ERP Administration, Third Party integrations and the impact of M&A on the systems of the organization

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to play a critical and leading role in the ambitious growth plans of the Group to increase the global supply of medical devices and enhance patient care. The main tasks and responsibilities will cover:

Systems Leadership:

· Lead the system related functions to ensure effective interactions for all business stakeholders

· Drive continuous improvement to deliver efficiency and reliability improvements in systems to add value, whilst providing commercial analysis to support growth

· Deliver timely and accurate monthly reporting to the Management Board and Chief Officers

IT :

· Ensure strategic objectives are translated into IT capability

· Ensure networks effectively meets business continuity and disaster recovery requirements

· Manage IT & software contracts and deliver effective long-term price controls

Projects & Integrations:

· Ensure all projects & integrations adopt best practice project management standards and meet the requirements of the long-term business plan

· Drive improvement and investment in systems to optimize the performance of the group for the long term

· Manage system integrations including M&A and third party contracts to add maximum value, optimize performance and ensure budgetary control

ERP Administration:

· Ensure GBUK’s primary ERP system meets the necessary standards and requirements of all key stakeholders & the business plan

· Deliver the necessary system support and long-term improvements to enable the wider business to generate growth

Function Development:

· Implement goals and objectives for self and function to drive improvements in system performance

· Be aware of and promote best practice and performance standards

· Support strategic expansion through global distributors, international 3PL partners and M&A opportunities

Essential Knowledge & Qualifications Required for this role are:

· 10 years’ experience in a highly regulated operational environment, with a minimum 5 years of senior leadership experience

· Experience developing & implementing systems for a global supply chain business

· Strategic project delivery, involving Board level reporting

· System integration of Mergers & Acquisition experience


· Experience of operating under Medical Device Quality Management Systems (ISO13485)

· Private Equity backed business experience

· Microsoft Dynamics BC experience

The skills that we require from you are:

· Excellent leadership, communication and management skills

· Strong strategical planning skills, with project planning and change management capabilities

· Advanced computer literacy skills including Financial, Warehouse and MS Office applications


If you are a detail-oriented individual with a passion for analyzing complex systems and driving process improvements, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join our dynamic team of professionals.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £65,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Selby

Reference ID: GBUK/Proj.24.3

To apply for this job email your details to hr@gbukgroup.com.