Applications Practice Lead - Perm - Edinburgh - to 60k GBP plus exceptional package

IT - Business Change, Programme Management
£53,000 to £60,000 Per Annum
bonus, pension, health, flexi
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Date Posted:
10 / 8 / 2018
Applications Practice Lead - Perm - Edinburgh - Up to 60k GBP plus exceptional package

Have you progressed from a software applications support or development background into management and want to help others do the same? Do you want to be that helping hand you wished you had? Have you lead, mentored and developed medium to large teams in a business focussed environment? Are you looking for an opportunity to do all this and more? If the answer’s yes, read on!

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an Applications Practice Manager to develop and champion our client’s new model. In this new role, you’ll be building constructive relationships, collaborating with business, technical leads and coordinating with outsource suppliers to provide expert delivery to the business. You will be responsible for managing and developing the careers of the core development and support teams including motivating, coaching and setting objectives. If this sounds like the challenge you’re looking for, apply now!

What you will be doing:
- Shape and establish an effective Applications Services practice
- Engage, motivate, coach and help develop group technology team members
- Take responsibility for all aspects of the performance management cycle
- Collaborate with other Application Practice Leads and Managers regarding portfolio planning and improvements
- Be accountable for all resource on-boarding, planning and management whilst gathering and fulfilling business requirements

What you will bring:
- Experience of establishing and shaping a Best Practice driven Applications Services practice
- Proven senior management and leadership experience gained in complex environments
- Excellent intrapersonal skills with the ability to motivate and develop practice members
- Experience of leading and developing large teams within a dynamic Applications development environment
- Experience of shaping and planning services at portfolio level.

This truly is a unique opportunity for someone who can drive, motivate and develop others within a complex organisation that continues to evolve. You will be rewarded with an excellent salary up to £60,000 dependant on experience coupled with an exceptional comprehensive benefits package which includes bonus, pension, health - life cover amongst many others.

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