Head of Application Solutions
Location : Milton Keynes
Post Date : 08 March 2017
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Order Number : 469527
Line of Business : IT
· Are you looking for a challenging IT leadership role in a fast growing business? Can you demonstrate experience of creating frameworks and setting standards in a greenfield environment? Do you have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence the decision making of senior leadership? Would you like the opportunity to influence and set global IT Strategy?
As the successful applicant you will be responsible for building solutions in a wide range of applications and data projects to support the priorities of the business, translating complex, technical subjects into clear, business-oriented language and have the ability to work across diverse organisations leading complex internal and external project teams. A selection of you key responsibilities will be to analyse business drivers to determine corresponding application and/or data change requirements, define the principles to guide application solution decisions and to design and lead solutions implementations. Develop a road map of the evolution of the application portfolio from current to future state and coordinate solution architecture implementation and modification activities, analyse the application and data landscape to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement. Facilitate the evaluation and selection of application and data standards and consult with the other solutions and architecture functions to ensure appropriate fit. Build technical and digital solutions which align with the overall enterprise architecture and ensuring smooth transition of IT solutions into operational IT services.
To be considered you will be able to demonstrate both a pragmatic and pro-active to application management, you will ideally have experience managing matrix IT Teams in a changing IT environment. It is important you are able to demonstrate experience in large, multi national, cross-functional teams influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders effectively across the organisation and within complex contexts. Ability to apply multiple application and data solutions to business problems and quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies and how these can add value to the business. In return we offer excellent career progression and development, benefits including bonus, pension and car allowance on top of a competitive basic salary.
Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.
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