Applications Manager

XB Consultants
Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP132-76
XB Consultants

The Role


The Role


We are recruiting for the permanent position of Applications Manager with a successful international company in Dubai. Ideal candidate for this job opportunity will be responsible for management, supervision and maintenance of the company repository of applications through best practices, appropriate staffing and management of a technical team.

Job Responsibilities:

Ensuring that applications meet business requirements and fulfill end-user requirements
Reviewing and analysing existing applications effectiveness and efficiency
Design, development, and installation of application enhancements and upgrades
Evaluating, installation, configuration and deployment of new applications, systems, software and application enhancements
Management and provision of direction for the application team in support of business operations
Developing strategies for improvement of systems and applications
Negotiating deadlines for any new applications deployment or evolution requests
Liaising with process owners on testing of the new software programs and applications
Coordinating feasibility studies for software and system products under purchase considerations
Compiling and maintenance of company inventory for software and systems assets and their corresponding contracts/agreements
Management of support for software and applications
Planning and coordination of the processes for the provision of user applications and systems
Improving quality of the customer service, efficiency, internal control and cost reduction through software applications.
Participating on pre-testing phase of development by evaluating proposals, identification of potential problem areas and suggest appropriate solutions

Requirements


Requirements


BSc in Computer Science or similar
5 years experience in managing IT applications team
Experience in development and implementation of business applications
Technically fluent in programming languages, including RPGLE and CL
Experience in project management
Good knowledge of distribution software packages and applications
Effective presentation skills and strong business awareness
Fluent English - Arabic or French are an advantage
Willing to work outside Dubai on a regular basis (e.g. India)
Experience with AS400 applications
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

About the Company


About the Company


XB Consultants is a London based recruitment consultancy that provides local, international and cross border Recruitment solutions. The company recruits and resources mid to senior level professional staff on a temporary, contract and permanent basis. XB Consultants provides a highly skilled and experienced consultant base for their clients and candidates that is able to act quickly, accurately and proactively on their behalf and consult on realistic market conditions, salary expectations and recruitment timescales.

XB Consultants endeavours to provide an excellent customer focused recruitment service coupled with an intelligent, consultative and honest approach towards its clients and candidates. We maintain service levels of the highest standard to provide quick response times, search accuracy for both clients and candidates and full consultative advice.
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