Job Description

Job Title: Application Manager
Job Number: 21832
Duration of Contract: 12 Months


Opportunity Overview :
  • Collaborates with business stakeholders to define requirements, while identifying innovative technology improvement.
  • Assist in the development of specifications and the procurement of consultants and contractors, as required
  • Facilitate and lead the definition of the project scope, project management / SDLC approach, milestones, tasks, deliverables, and resource requirements
  • Manage multiple technical, functional, and consulting teams and / or contractors to carry out the requirements of each project completely on time and on budget
  • Manage, assess, and negotiate scope changes to projects and assigned applications
  • Manage vendor performance and drive deliverables to meet agreed upon target dates and levels of quality
  • Effectively negotiate resource needs and competing priorities with IT and business stakeholders
  • Manage application management functions to organizational standards and support metrics
  • Plan system application software upgrades, updates, and patches 
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise project and support team members
  • Establish a communication strategy in partnership with  all stakeholders throughout project lifecycle
  • Develop and maintain project plans, status reports, risk and issue logs, budget / ongoing project forecast of recourses and materials and other project artifacts within Project.
  • Create and execute strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  •  Proactively identify and resolve potential issues for active projects and assigned applications
  • Works collaboratively with IT and business teams to assure service level expectations are met, as well as systems and hardware are maintained
  • Schedule, lead, and document meetings, as well as organize and prepare materials to deliver written and / or oral reports
  • Escalate issues that require executive, management, or business attention
Qualifications & Required skills:
  • 8 years of IT experience with significant depth in application management, development, information management, analysis / reporting, and ITIL
  • 3 plus years of experience with project management deploying functionality to an ERP system, including various SDLC methodologies from waterfall through agile
  • Demonstrated experience with ServiceNow or similar project and portfolio management system
  • Ability to manage multiple teams, amongst competing priorities simultaneously 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, and Teams
  • Ability to utilize data to assert assumptions and develop business cases
  • Experience with cloud platforms, such as Azure or AWS
  • Experience with industry-specific ERP applications, such as Oracle E-Business Suite
Educational & Certification Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field of study
  • PMP and / or Scrum Certification preferred
Work location and Additional Info:

Overture Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

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