Head of IT Applications
Head of Applications for a large business in Dubai. The company employs over 15,000 staff in the UAE alone.
Work Location: Al Ain.
Managing a team of more than 30 staff, the Head of Applications will provide business and technology vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the enterprise’s software application strategies and objectives while fully supporting all custom applications used during daily operations by the business units. The role is accountable for overseeing, managing, and coordinating all aspects of all software development in an on-shore/off-shore model, including implementing and maintaining best SDLC practices and standards, testing, release management and post deployment support.
Strategy and Planning
Will interact with the business units heads and the executive team as enterprise leaders who drive new business initiatives.
Align application development with enterprise and business unit’s objectives and strategies
Find new ways to help business units and the organization maximize results by providing innovative solutions that will improve or eliminate processes and reduce costs.
Work with the PMO and Infrastructure teams to ensure smooth deployments and support of all applications
Manage the Oracle ERP (HCM, Finance & SCM) and software development teams
Improve SDLC and work with Business Improvement Office team to ensure continues improvements
Selection and deployment of all future enterprise solutions (CRM, HR advanced modules…)
Continuously improve existing or create new software solutions for the organization that will automate work, improve processes and operations.
Ensure all critical applications are
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery enabled
Report to the Senior Management Team all major initiatives and any potential issues.
Review, improve and implement existing and new application development/deployment policies and procedures.
Align the Application teams with enterprise performance objectives (KPIs, development goals, etc.)
Oracle deployment & maintenance experience
Strong interpersonal skills & a strong personality
Ambitious, drive, passion to succeed
Excellent people manager
Application development experience
Project Management of multiple large-scale projects
Only candidates based in the UAE will be considered, and those who are working in a large MNC are preferred.
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Job Type: Full-time
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