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Application Management Lead

Job Title: Application Management Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: AU$150000 - AU$160000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH3487_1561952459
Contact Name: Ivan Micallef
Contact Email: imicallef@talentweb.com.au
Job Published: July 01, 2019 13:41

Job Description

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Financial Services provider who have 25 years experience looking after $51 billion in assets with 2 million customers. They pride themselves on having award winning products with low fees and have enjoyed a long history of long term performance.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Recently two teams (Digital Online & Business Applications) have merged into one. You'll be looking after a team of 4 managing the IT applications portfolio including (Apps Services Governance, Life cycle Management, Capacity and Availability Management).
  • They want this person to deliver continuous improvement across the portfolio and playing an active part in setting/delivering a bunch of strategic initiatives.

DUTIES

  • Development and maintenance of a comprehensive and forward looking (3 years plus) applications life cycle management plan
  • Review of Application solutions. Are they fit for purpose, and the best choice?
  • Build capability within the Applications team by providing active management of performance and development
  • Assess business process requirements and work flows to identify possible applications solutions that will improve business efficiency
  • Keep the vendors on their toes...
  • Manage the applications budget working closely with Senior Execs (such as the Head of IT) to ensure budget forecasting is delivered

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an application manager/lead role
  • Strong knowledge of system design, development, implementation, and user support principles and practices.
  • Upbeat personality. Look at everything positively and as an opportunity. We're looking for a creative thinker, someone who can is malleable enough to manage change but creative enough to get things done. "If the front door's locked, how about the window?"
  • Excellent ability to understand business processes and leverage application solutions to simplify
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering end user training.
  • Proven experience and highly developed skills in managing the change and release management processes.

CULTURE

  • You're treating as a person not a number
  • You're actually heard, and have a genuine change to set the strategy and have your say...
  • Very friendly environment
  • Relatively flat structure... They want to get things done!

BENEFITS

  • Direct access to the Senior Leadership team
  • Small, collaborative team
  • Recently made the move towards business agility
  • Enormity of change on the cards, opportunity to get noticed quickly
  • Great offices, centrally located

HOW TO APPLY

Apply via this advertisement or call Ivan (AD @ Talent Web Consulting) directly on 0478 129 450 for a confidential discussion