IT Business Application Specialist - UAE National

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Employment: Full Time

As the IT Business Application Specialist, you will work directly with the section Unit Head to ensure the business applications and information systems meet the overarching strategic objectives of the entity as well the end-user expectations

Client Details

A prestigious public sector entity with an exciting mandate to deliver prosperity for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi


* Work alongside the Unit Head to develop strategic plans for the department that are consistent with the strategic direction of the entity
* Responsible for a portfolio of existing and planned business applications, ensuring they are delivered on time and in budget
* Provide detailed progress reports to share with senior leadership demonstrating latest stages of business applications in development
* Develop detailed implementation plans for new applications, including testing new versions of systems to quickly resolve issues that could impact on services
* Monitoring of project performance and applying rigorous evaluation methodologies to ensure lessons are learnt and contribute to a cycle of continuous improvement
* Liaise with the Unit Head on procurement plans that clearly map out business requirements and adhere to all internal policies & procedures

Job Offer

* Competitive tax free salary
* Opportunity to work on high-profile initiatives with influential stakeholders


* Must have 3-5 years experience in Information Technology with a specific focus on application architecture and development
* A bachelors degree in IT Engineering, Computer Sciences or Systems Management. A PMP or ITIL qualification is highly preferred
* Excellent stakeholder management skills, including the ability to inspire and motive team members
* UAE National with Family Book. Fluent in Arabic & English
* Excellent project management skills with the ability to develop detailed strategic IT business plans that include timelines, milestones and resources required


Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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