Exciting Job Opportunity: IT Applications Manager/ Business Systems Manager   

Are you a dynamic IT leader with a passion for innovation and a talent for steering enterprise-level applications toward success? If so, we have an outstanding opportunity waiting for you!
Join our client, a pioneering production company located in Naas, at the forefront of innovation. As a Senior Manager, your role will involve ensuring alignment with the executive team, business objectives, and the proactive scaling of the team to anticipate and meet evolving business needs. This position blends strategic and tactical elements and carries significant influence in driving system adoption with a strong focus on client service.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Take ownership of IT applications across all facets of the organization, with a special emphasis on our Business Central ERP system and Business Intelligence reporting.
  • Oversee the development and delivery of Enterprise Applications aligned with corporate goals, collaborating closely with key business stakeholders to define and fulfill the organization's IT application requirements.
  • Responsibilities encompass strategic and operational ownership of IT Applications across the enterprise, especially ERP systems and Business Intelligence/Data Analytics strategy.
  • Foster executive-level communication and support for the IT Applications strategy.
  • Collaborate with key business sponsors and executive stakeholders to deliver high-impact IT solutions and promote operational excellence.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with client organizations to ensure their IT Application needs are met and that priorities are established at the appropriate level.
  • Develop and manage a plan of record for the IT Applications portfolio while instilling a culture of commitment to delivery.
  • Craft and implement a comprehensive multi-year strategic plan for business applications that integrates business requirements and best practices in IT management.

Desired Experience:
  • Prior management and leadership expertise in large IT applications projects.
  • Deep company/industry knowledge with the ability to understand operations, business priorities, and IT enabling potential quickly.
  • Current knowledge of IT trends and business applications, as well as practical experience assessing and putting creative IT solutions into practise.
  • Exposure to MRP/ERP systems (prior Business Central experience is helpful).
  • A working knowledge of dashboard reporting systems (Power BI knowledge is a plus).
  • Proven abilities in capacity planning, vendor management, and contract negotiations in a situation of rapid expansion.
  • A methodical attitude with strong project management skills, adaptive to thrive in a dynamic, quick-paced environment.
  • Outstanding coaching, mentoring, and team management skills.
  • An appropriate degree in information technology.
  • Ability to predict company demands and match them with the apps used by businesses today.
  • Excellent project management abilities, including planning, prioritisation, organisation, and time management.
  • Effective interaction across all levels of stakeholders requires both verbal and written communication skills as well as attentive listening.
  • Proven abilities in capacity planning, vendor management, and contract negotiations in a situation of rapid expansion.

If you're a tech-savvy visionary who wants to play a pivotal role in propelling our organization to success in a fast-changing world, this job is tailor-made for you!





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