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Business Application Team Lead

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/08/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
As the Applications Manager you are expected to:

Team Management
* Lead the team providing daily directions to support and deliver actively against agreed priorities.
* Lead activities to recover from incidents and completing subsequent problems, incident management & RCA.
* Hold Weekly / on requirement basis meetings to address the issues the team is facing and guide them overcome/resolve such issues.
* Manage 3rd Party Vendors who support & maintain applications.

Projects Management
* Design projects as per requirements, manage project implementations & related activities, that includes
o Drafting SoRs, Reviewing SoRs
o Accessing project feasibility concerning Applications road map, timelines & available budget
o Approving Proposed projects
* Review and approve Applications related projects
* Monitor end to end deployment of projects / activities to ensure successful completion.

Application Portfolios
* Primary point of contact for Business users
* Drive the digitization & automation drive for Business users
* Produce and update / approve application roadmap
* Produce budgetary forecast for business case justification and Cost-benefit analysis.
* Monitor and manage contracts and licences
* Design Application team strategies

* Budget management
* Reporting staff's Timesheet & Expenses approval* Invoice approvals for projects
* Tracking Value of Work done for the entire Applications team
* Review all the projects and work activities done in the team and submit weekly report to the Leadership Team Meeting.
* Develop and maintain excellent relationships with a very diverse group of stakeholders, including Chinese and Iraqi Joint Venture partners, users, vendors and IT service organizations, communicating effectively with business process owners, key business users and project delivery managers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential Education
At least Bachelors or Master degree in the field of Computer Science / IT / Management with IT.

Essential experience and job requirements

Technical Skills
A proven track record in IT industry with experience in
* Experience in IT working in Oil & Gas Domain (Preferred Upstream / roles such as domain consultant or IT consultant)
* Experienced in requirement gathering for project design.
* Good Understanding of Applications Architecture, Data Management & Industry standards practices w.r.t Applications development projects concerning technical and administrative aspects.

Experience with Tools
* Experience with Procure to Pay tools such as Maximo, workflow management tools such as FileNet.
* Experience with (SQL, T-SQL MSSQL, PL-SQL Oracle)
* Good understanding (preferred technical experience) with Data analytics domain, relevant tools, solutions etc.
* Working experience / understanding or certification or ITIL V3

Personal Skills
* Demonstrable u

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Technical Experience working for End to End Application development projects
* AZ-900 certified
* MTA, MCSA or MCSE certified for development & Administration
* PMP or PRINCE2 certified
* ITIL V3 Certified

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