|IT Applications Manager required to join my client in Glasgow to take overall responsibility for the maintenance and delivery of their global applications portfolio. In addition to a competitive salary my client has a competitive benefits package and a range of large-scale projects to get involved in from day one.
This is a great time to join a global company with essentially a blank canvas and a real chance to make your mark. The organisation has been through a recent restructure and has moved to a shared services model, so it is important that you are able to demonstrate experience of working in this fashion with globally dispersed teams. In addition to this previous experience in a Manufacturing, FMCG, Retail, Beverage industry would be ideal.
You will provide leadership in a complex global environment with varied responsibilities that present both technical and operational challenges. As a result, responsibility will be taken for the design, implementation and maintenance of the global application environment, in which you will demonstrate a strong background with various ERP Vendors – SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards etc and bespoke application technologies. This is a very strategic role and you will embark upon a 3-year journey to standardise applications across a diverse global estate. Strong stakeholder management skills are essential as you will be advising the global community on performance and changes to the applications environment.
** Provide leadership, vision and direction for the applications in the organisation to ensure it will contribute to the company achieving its goals.
** Work with IT and business leaders to develop overall applications roadmap in the context of the business strategy.
** Day-to-day management of the application support team on a global scale
** Strong awareness of full application lifecycles
** Oversee all activities that optimise the value, cost and risk of applications.
** Third party supplier management
** Niche application experience – Cognos, JDE, SAP, Oracle, Office 365 etc
This is a very strategic role where you will have a lot of opportunity to make your mark within a complex global environment. They are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is keen to get involved in a lot of large-scale change, who can define an Applications Roadmap and buy in to the change.
If this sounds like you, please apply straight away, or call Murray Simpson for an informal chat.
Applications Manager / Application Support / Application Delivery / Application Specialist / ERP / Oracle / JD Edwards / SAP / Cognos / Permanent / Glasgow