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Division Director - Corporate Applications

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/11/2013
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company which will construct, own and operate a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. Our client will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Lead, plan, direct and control all the activities in the IT Corporate Applications division for development and delivery of IT services to meet business needs.
Ensure committed portfolio of projects and services are delivered within agreed constraints.

Functional Duties:
1. Deep experience with SAP application support and development; expert-level experience in three or more SAP modules
2. Knowledge of SAP Center of Excellence management and processes
3. Collaborate with the business on project ideation and drive delivery of new technical capabilities.
4. Highly experienced at vendor and contract management in an outsourced environment.
5. Ensure stable, ongoing configuration, break/fix support and maintenance for all supported systems and services.
6. Ensure that transitioned and developed services meet Operational and Service Level Requirements, and are measurable and monitored.
7. Provide input on the department’s annual budget requirements. As assigned, manage division or program/project budgets and financial reporting.
8. Ensure response to business demand for reporting & analytics and Master Data Management (material, customer and vendor coding)
9. Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/ manager.

Managerial Duties:
1. Manage and oversee the day-to-day work performed by Division staff.
2. Ensure all tasks and activities are performed in accordance with Sadara’s policies and procedures.
3. Assess the current skill set of employees and identify the need for development programs.
4. Highly experienced at motivating, coaching, developing and supporting employees.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Business Administration or any related field.

Professional Experience (minimum)
• Deep technical SAP expertise and business process experience, and a good understanding of relevant Chemical business processes and systems.
• High commitment to meet business needs as well as Service and Operational Level requirements
• Experience of working with multiple third party vendors
• Proven leadership and management skills
• Participated on 3 SAP Project cycle implementation and Project Manager for 2 SAP full cycle implementations.
• Expert in SAP Application Development and Support
• Extensive management experience
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