IT Applications Leader – 8206

Raeder Landree, Inc.

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SUMMARY Provides oversight and strategic direction to the IT applications team through the management and development of innovative software solutions to improve business processes and meet business needs. As a strategic business partner, the incumbent has overall responsibility and accountability for ensuring quality design, development, release, and support of all business application systems enterprise wide. As a key member of the IT leadership team, collaborates to set IT strategy, policies, processes, and procedures. RESPONSIBILITIES: · Provide oversight and strategic direction for business application operations as it relates to application development and/or selection, business analysis and process mapping, business continuity, as well as all related project management, implementation, support, training, and usability services; · Ensure application architecture and master data management standards are implemented and maintained to create efficiencies and ensure data integrity; · Develop and execute strategic plan and roadmap focused on and enhancement of Armada business applications, including analysis of operational implications, innovative technologies, modifications, costs/budget and vendor/contractor selections, and all related work processes and procedures; · Partner with business leaders to establish business systems strategies that improve operational efficiency, reduce operational costs and enable business growth; · Design business application technology architecture and corporate standards for all enterprise-wide business systems to ensure compatibility and integration within multivendor platforms in collaboration with architecture team; · Oversee and provide problem resolution and support of software applications; · Perform analysis of system functionality in relation to departmental workflow for the purpose of continuous improvement and efficiency; · Provide support and development to employees through performance management, coaching, motivation, and training; Minimum Qualifications: · Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in information systems, business management, computer science or closely related field, or equivalent experience. · Ten (10) years’ experience in the IT industry, demonstrating progressive technical management experience in multiple functions such as ERP and CRM implementation, as well as progression in leadership roles. · Extensive knowledge of IT disciplines, including application selection, design, configuration, and support; · Knowledge of IT application dependencies with infrastructure, security, architecture, and analytics team; · Skilled in project management methodologies and ability to define portfolio prioritization and project management processes and procedures, in collaboration with the Armada Project Management Office (PMO). · Knowledge of software and systems including ERP, CRM, HR, and other applications across a broad business landscape; · Knowledge of strategic planning approaches, methods, and integration with business and strategic plans; Compliance requirements, long/short-term planning, and budgeting; · Strong skills in applicable operations, development, security, and related technical specialties. · Ability to collaborate with peers in the IT organization to set priorities, policies, and procedures. · Proven experience building solid relationships with business partners. Preferred Qualifications: · Master’s Degree in a related field · Knowledge of supply chain technologies and prior experience in supply chain industry preferred. · Experience leading an applications team with budget responsibility preferred.


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