IT Applications Manager Job in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at Future Careers Middle East Freezone LLC

Job Description

Our client a global retailer is seeking an IT Applications Manager for their Riyadh Head office. 
• Prepare a Strategic Plan and budget for the companies ERP/Systems applications in alignment with the overall IT strategic Plan to support the organization’s overall vision..• Research, evaluate, and recommend investments in applications that will improve the quality of the organization’s operations and meet business needs.• Coordinate with teams and resources to align company ERP and system applications with the market practices as well as business needs..• Keep abreast of new technologies to ensure best practice is incorporated into companies IT practice.• Develop effective policies and procedures to ensure the effective usage, monitoring and control of ERP systems & applications.• Highlight potential risks to management and develop recommendation to mitigate them..• Liaise with the Vendors/consultants for various systems audits that are required to ensure that risks are mitigated and Best business practices are adapted.• Identify, Evaluate and appraise management about the risks in the systems and participate in drawing plans to mitigate the identified risks..• Ensure implementation of the Applications Plan, through effective supervision, monitoring and control..• Leverage existing applications to enhance functionality and optimisation..• Lead and manage the modification, configuration, and installation of organization’s applications to ensure they comply with users’ needs.• Monitor the cost, effectiveness, and reliability of installation activities to optimize resources, prioritize spending, and ensure that standards are met..• Ensure the implementation of an application maintenance program to safeguard the functioning of all applications.. • Supervise the resolution of end user application complaints and the development of specifications to resolve the issues. • Ensure technical documentation of all applications, enhancements and other developments..• Schedule and supervise regular audits of applications in various locations..• Provide regular, accurate and timely reports to the management on Company system application and development.• Ensure implementation of the ERP/Applications Plan, through effective supervision, monitoring and control. • Leverage existing applications to enhance functionality and optimisation..• Build and leverage relationships with the ERP/Applications’ vendors to ensure effective support and competitive negotiations.• Supervise the modification and customisation of the ERP and other software systems, test the enhancements.• Audit and evaluate the functioning of the ERP and prepare recommendations about significant changes that need to be made to resources, procedures, applications, or technology.• Ensure timely and effective resolution of user issues..• Provide regular, accurate and timely reports to the management on company system application and development.• Develop a second line of command to ensure continuity of operation..• Generate commitment, motivation and enthusiasm for the department and company as a whole..• Provide technical leadership and support to team members..• Provide on-the-job training, regular feedback and coaching to develop direct reports.• Provide opportunities for direct reports to suggest, participate in, and contribute to improvement, innovation and knowledge sharing initiatives. • Plan, manage and review individual performance and provide regular feedback, development, training opportunities, and coaching.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Masters in Computer Applications is preferred.• 8-10 years IT experience with at least 2 years in supervisory position.• MS Dynamics • Menatech• 8-10 years of software programming and Management experience.• ERP implementation experiences an added plus..• Good Communication skills both written and spoken.• Good People & Team management skills• Analytical Skills.• Decision Making Skills.• Influencing and Negotiation Skills.• Problem Solving Skills

Job Details

Job Location
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Industry
Retail & Wholesale

Company Type
Recruitment Agency

Job Role
Information Technology

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level

Years of Experience
Min: 6 Max: 12

Residence Location
Riyadh,Saudi Arabia


Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

Min: 27 Max: 34

About Company

Company: Future Careers Middle East Freezone LLC

Company Location:  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Category: Retail & Wholesale

About Future Careers Middle East Freezone LLC