IT Manager Applications

Future Careers Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: SP755-06

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Our client a newly established, high end hospitality division is hiring an IT Applications Manager for their Riyadh operations. Reporting to the General Manager, you will manage a small team, and will be responsible for the management, maintenance and enhancement of ERP systems and applications to ensure support of all the business processes and operations to ensure alignment of business needs with best-in-class and market best practices/technologies.

- Prepare a Strategic Plan and budget for the company's ERP/Systems applications.
- Research, evaluate, and recommend investments in applications that will improve the quality of the organization's operations and meet business needs
- Coordinate with teams and resources to align company ERP and system applications.
- Develop effective policies and procedures to ensure the effective usage, monitoring and control of ERP systems & applications.
- Highlight potential risks to management and develop recommendation to mitigate them.
- Liaise with the Vendors/consultants for various systems audits that are required to ensure that risks are mitigated and Best business practices are adapted
- Ensure implementation of the Applications Plan, through effective supervision, monitoring and control.
- Leverage existing applications to enhance functionality and optimization.
- Lead and manage the modification, configuration, and installation of organization's applications.
- Monitor the cost, effectiveness, and reliability of installation activities to optimize resources, prioritize spending, and ensure that standards are met.
- Ensure the implementation of an application maintenance program to safeguard the functioning of all applications.
- Supervise the resolution of end user application complaints and the development of specifications to resolve the issues
- Ensure technical documentation of all applications, enhancements and other developments.
- Schedule and supervise regular audits of applications in various locations.
- Provide regular, accurate and timely reports to the management on Company system application and development.
- Ensure implementation of the ERP/Applications Plan, through effective supervision, monitoring and control.
- Leverage existing applications to enhance functionality and optimization.
- Supervise the modification and customization of the ERP and other software systems, test the enhancements
- Audit and evaluate the functioning of the ERP and prepare recommendations about significant changes that need to be made to resources, procedures, applications, or technology
- Ensure timely and effective resolution of user issues.
- Provide regular, accurate and timely reports to the management on company system application and development.
- Generate commitment, motivation and enthusiasm for the department and company as a whole.
- Provide technical leadership and support to team members, on-the-job training, and coaching to develop direct reports.

Requirements

Skills
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
- 6 to 8 years IT experience with at least 2 years in a Supervisory position
- MS SharePoint portal
- Experience with MS EPM, MS Dynamic, MenaTech
- AX 2012/Latest Versions
- ERP implementation experience.
- People & Team management
- Sound Analytical Skills
- Decision Maker
- Influencer and Negotiator
- Problem Solver

Education
- Computer Science

About the Company

Future Careers Middle East Free Zone LLC was established as a Recruitment & HR Consultancy to service both Clients and Candidates across the GCC region. An experienced Recruiter with over 20 years demonstrated history working in Human Resources & Recruitment across the Middle East markets. Skilled in Negotiation, HR Consulting, Executive Search, Team Building, and Technical Recruiting. Strong human resources professional.

Our current portfolio consists of blue-chip and multinational clients, private sector, semi-government organizations, and startups.

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