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Application Manager- Central Systems & Finance

Application Manager – Central Systems & Finance

A transformational investment in technology

Join us as we embark on a period of transformational change, with an investment in our technology and solutions portfolio that will shape the future of Primark. Supporting over 200 applications across our head offices and stores in more than 13 countries., we are looking for true technology partners to play an integral role in helping us keep pace with the rapid growth we’ve seen over the last 50 years. This is your opportunity to build strong relationships while strengthening your tech skillset.

Working within a highly diverse and fast-paced environment that challenges you, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the latest technology the market has to offer. We’ll give you the autonomy to run projects as you wish, while still offering you the support of mentors and managers. Now is the time - make your mark on Primark and find your amazing.


Outstanding Service Delivered

The Application Manager – Central Systems & Finance is an exciting and varied role that’s key to delivering the quality service we take pride in offering to both our internal and external customers. You’ll oversee operational relationships and performance of our key Technology Support Partners while, managing expectations of key internal stakeholders to deliver results. Reporting to the Senior Application Support Manager – Application Operations, in this integral role your responsibilities will include vendor management, ownership of incidents and problem resolution and platform optimization.


What we’re looking for

Along with a strong technical background, you understand the underlying Central Systems and Finance business processes. You are familiar with technologies/vendors such as Oracle Financials, Softco, ProStrategy. A confident leader, you are comfortable owning the end-to-end technical solutions and their integrated systems within their function.
Some of your key responsibilities would include:

Delivering Support
Working with the relevant support and development teams to identify, design and deliver related IT strategies and solutions whilst controlling costs. You’ll provide technical assistance and direction to the teams, ensuring that all technologies work effectively together.

Governance
Governing the delivery of services from a technical perspective including vendor management. You’ll define technical standards to which the delivery teams need to adhere. Along with our subject matter experts you’ll assess the impact of changes to the solution, as well as providing input into the Service Management reports.

Technical leadership
You’ll provide technical guidance and mentorship to the support teams to improve the overall effectiveness of the services we deliver, including active knowledge sharing. Offering technical leadership and input into the resolution of all priority incidents.


Why work with us?

At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to achieve our business goals and our competitive salary rewards this. We offer flexible working which is our way of helping you achieve more. We'll also provide you with a progressive career path, because clear advancement is what we’re all about at Primark. We’re always open when talking about your development and we offer plenty of training – whether it’s inhouse or sending you on courses. We’re big believers in rewarding hard work, which is easier to achieve with our teams being so close and forever willing to help out.

Can you lead the way in our internal technology efforts? Bring your passion for business intelligence and reporting to Primark – join us as an Application Manager – Central Systems & Finance.
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