An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Applications Manager to join a Glasgow based business. Reporting to the Head of IT you will have direct responsibility for the global applications team, this will include: planning, management control, operational performance, changes to global applications
Ensure that appropriate 2nd and 3rd line support is in place for all application solutions, including disaster recovery procedures.
Create and embed application maintenance, change control and monitoring procedures for all application solutions.
Help create and ensure consistency with the Group Technology Standards working closely with the IT Operations Manager.
Ensure that day to day activities for the Applications Team are planned and managed in line with day to day priorities, balancing project and operational requirements.
Ensure a corporate suite of policies and procedures and technology standards are developed, maintained, deployed and audited, in line with HQ and local business unit requirements.
Negotiate and manage 3rd party technology contracts with application service providers.
Work with the IT Operations Manager to ensure that all application solutions are developed and managed on-going, in line with IT strategy and IT operational plans.
Experience of managing application implementations and support structures within a global environment, including ERP, CRM and BI solutions.
Experience of change management within a busy development and support environment.
Operational experience of running a significant business function or project(s).
Strong communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate to all programme stakeholders.
Will have previously worked as an Applications Manager/Consultant, preferably with SAP experience.
Knowledge of working with an ERP vendor/partner to implement new solutions and deliver ongoing support.
A well known SME based in Glasgow.
60-63k plus benefits