IT Applications Manager – Microsoft Platform

Cathcart Associates

IT Applications Manager required to join my client in Glasgow City Centre to take overall responsibility for the maintenance and delivery of their applications portfolio. This is a great time to join an expanding organisation as they look to enhance their application portfolio to meet the businesses current and future needs.

The organisation is in the midst of diversifying their services and technology will be at the forefront of their success. You can expect a range of fast paced project work – they are building a new cloud-based platform and you will get a lot of exposure to a range of cutting edge technology, which is at the core of what they do.

You will provide technical expertise and leadership in a complex environment with varied responsibilities that present both technical and operational challenges. As a result, responsibility will be taken for the design, implementation and maintenance of the application environment, in which you will demonstrate a strong background in Microsoft, CRM, SharePoint and bespoke application technologies. Strong stakeholder management skills are essential as you will be advising key business leaders on performance and changes to the applications estate.

Key Skills and Experience:

** Day-to-day management of the application support team

** Experience of Application installations, configurations and management

** Strong awareness of full application lifecycles

** Strong knowledge of Project Methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, Prince 2

** Third party supplier management

** Background in core Microsoft technology – Windows 7, Office 365, VMware, Citrix, Windows Server

** Niche application experience – Dynamics CRM, SharePoint, Document Management Systems

** Proven track record of influencing senior level management and stakeholders

** Strong commercial awareness – with a passion for the latest technology trends

This is a fascinating opportunity and you will be instrumental in transforming my client’s application services. They are doing a lot of interesting work with the latest tech and have an incredible opportunity for you to lead a talented team of application specialists.

If you have a strong delivery focus, with a background with a broad range of applications looking for a challenging opportunity Please apply and call Murray Simpson for more information.

Application Manager / Application Support / IT Manager / IT Systems Manager / Business Applications / Infrastructure Manager / CRM / Application Delivery / Application Specialist / SharePoint / Document Management / Permanent / Glasgow / Falkirk / Stirling / Livingston

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