ERP Data and Security Architect, Jobs, 9519

ERP Data and Security Architect - Glasgow

  • Location Area:

    Scotland, Glasgow

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    IT- Application

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  • Benefits:

    Competitive salary and benefits

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Cumbernauld/ Glasgow/Bellshill

Hybrid working - 3 days per week on site

Nine Twenty Technology & Digital are delighted to be partnering with William Grant & Sons, an independent, family owned distiller with Scottish roots and a global reach in the recruitment of an ERP Data and Security Architect. 

The Role:

You will  act as the custodian of the IFS10 Security and Access model. Maintain, develop and implement all aspects of the model. Ensure that access to all IFS10 functionality and data is fully restricted in line with the requirements of the Information Security policy and the restrictions defined through the Internal Markets trading model..


  • Champion the deployment of the IFS10 security and access model across the Group and support activities to enhance the understanding of how the model operates within the business, including training.
  • Maintain a robust of suite of non-technical documentation which explains how the security model has been developed and deployed, including descriptions of permission sets, profiles and associated processes. Ensure key associated processes are fully documented and agreed with relevant owners, including user access management, change management and elevated access.
  • Agree and maintain a complete list of business owners for permission sets, companies, sites, approval requirements for positions (i.e. ‘red seats’) and other ancillary user access tasks (e.g. Human Resources IFS Administrators, IFS Document Management Administrators etc.). Fully embed the ownership of these with the business.
  • Manage the alignment of the Security model (roles, permission sets etc.) with relevant IFS10 process maps.
  • Create and implement an effective process for the management of proposed changes to permission sets. Ensure this aligns with other wider ERP governance processes and support the Technical Applications team in the application and testing of these changes. Support the resolution of other IFS10 access queries received from the GTS Help Desk.
  • Ensure all risks associated with IFS10 user access are documented and escalated through relevant channels. Maintain a segregation of duties matrix which documents high risk combinations of permission sets.
  • Manage and maintain a suite of supporting documentation which explains the operation of the Security and Access model to support its deployment across the business and support an effective change management and governance process to ensure the integrity of the model.
  • Own specific elements of IFS master data where required and support the work of the Group master data team.
  • Support the GTS team in their periodic review of user entitlements.
  • Support the work of Internal Audit, External Audit and other assurance providers as appropriate. Ensure a robust framework of documented controls is in place and that recommendations are actioned on a timely basis.
  • Support work to assess the compliance of the IFS10 solution with other legislative requirements as appropriate including the Data Protection Act 2018.
  • Deliver effective reporting of all compliance work to relevant governance forums


  • Essential:

  • Knowledge of IFS10 and experience in the design and implementation of an ERP Security model across multiple companies and territories.
  • Managing changes to an agreed ERP security model including the creation and amendment of permission sets and profiles.
  • Knowledge of best practices and expected controls for user access management.
  • Maintenance of relevant system-generated reports, IFS lobbies and all other relevant documentation to evidence the operation of the security model.
  • Ability to consider segregation of duties and other risks in the operation of the security model.
  • Ability to train end-users on the function of the security model and associated processes.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and provide information to a diverse stakeholder group.
  • A proven track record working in a complex business change environment and the ability to manage ambiguity and shifting priorities.
  • Desirable:

  • Experience in a similar manufacturing ERP environment. Expertise in Supply Chain, Finance, HR or Commercial processes.
  • Experience interacting with Internal / External Audit.
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills, coupled with the ability to engage with leaders and process owners across the business.


Package on offer:

  • Bonus
  • Private health
  • Life assurance
  • Product allowance
  • Cycle to work
  • Child care vouchers


To be considered for this opportunity, please apply today, or contact Pamela Connor

T: 07917 901299