An excellent opportunity as Applications Manager to lead and drive applications team in changes as part of the digital transformation journey in a end-user environment. The role would be responsible for application team, resource & stakeholder management, along with various complex and critical core systems and applications ownership.

Mandatory Skill(s)

  • A degree in computer science or equivalent;
  • At least 7 years working experience in IT, with at least 5 years in IT business analysis, applications and project management;
  • Strong experience in adapting,understanding and managing complex business processes to improve operations;
  • Excellent stakeholder management & negotiation skills;
  • Well verse in IT business & systems analysis;
  • Experience managing application projects, support and maintenance, project budget, RFP, 3rd party vendors;
  • Experience as a people manager with ability to get the best out of a team, through a combination of motivation, systems, processes and controls;
  • Thrives in ambiguity 
  • Ability to bring critical thinking and judgment to situations and be able to bring structured thinking to analyse complex issues.

Desirable Skill(s)

  • PMP Certified;
  • Experience on ERP systems.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the digitization of business through the design, implementation, operations and maintenance of digital information systems, reporting to the Head of Digital IT;
  • Manage a set of applications systems, and be accountable for their business & operational purposes;
  • Ensure projects meet business requirements and are delivered on schedule and within budget;
  • Demonstrate strong IT business analysis & people management skills to manage a team of application analysts and vendors working on project delivery;
  • Discovering and analyzing business processes, business data needs, and designing technology solutions to address those needs;
  • Establish skills and training requirements for the team;
  • Responsible for Application Management & technical systems ownership (including lifecycle management, application architecture, budgeting & financial planning);
  • Manage the needs of business & IT stakeholders.
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