Applications Manager, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 4770
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Applications Manager - Glasgow

Technology - IT- Tech Support
Ref: 4770 Date Posted: Friday 07 Jul 2017

Nine Twenty are delighted to be recruiting for an Applications Manager for their client based just outside Glasgow.

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 and application infrastructure. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 
  • Help create and ensure consistency with the Group Technology Standards 
  • Ensure that day to day activities for the Applications Team are planned and managed i
  • 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..
  • You will be of graduate calibre or equivalent and ideally with Prince 2 or another relevant project management qualification, with a proven commercial track record. Knowledge of ITIL practices and SLA creation, would also be beneficial.

Other key requirements include:

  • 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.

To apply for this position, please get in touch with Rachael @ Nine Twenty.