Business Application Manager /Specialist

Programme & Project Management Jobs

Europe Permanent €65000 - €70000 per annum

Business Application Manager /Specialist – Energy / Utilities – Brussels

€65,000 – €70,000 + Car + Benefits

General position description

The common Grid Model Business process requires a significant data exchange amongst all members. The IT data exchange system which is under construction is called the Operational Planning Data Exchange Platform [OPDE] and is fully in scope of the common grid model program.

The Operational Planning Data environment is built up out of 3 interacting IT layers:

  • ATOM: the underlying IT communication network
  • Connectivity Platform: a distributed software platform that allows secure and traceable data-exchange
  • Multiple central IT business applications: these apps are plugged into the Connectivity platform and process the data according to the agreed common grid model processes
  • The successful Business Application Manager / specialist will work on the last layer, responsible of the delivery including installation and operation follow-up, at the client Secretariat in Brussels.

    Responsibilities and tasks

    • Acts as an IT specialist and accountable for one or more business application and associated services, including IT requirements
    • Work together with the Business Application Lead analyze and translate further business/functional requirements into concrete IT specifications to be provided and discussed towards third-party IT manufacturers
    • Proposes and ensures solutions are compatible and consistent with existing Applications
    • Measure and monitor progress during each test to ensure that the business applications are tested, validated, and piloted on time and that it meets or exceeds expectations.
    • Perform quality reviews to ensure traceability of the designs to the requirements
    • Controls, validates and challenges third-parties or vendors with respect to data architecture, data governance, operational support and service levels.
    • Prepare, develop and deliver vendor contracts for application development, support and maintenance activities.
    • Assist the Technical Architect in defining and reviewing the technical requirements for the platform, including security, performance, quality, and operations requirements.
    • Follows up on application security, risk and other incidents when needed
    • Collaboration with other Support engineers and Product owners to make sure that the architecture components interact to fulfill the requirements and meet performance goals.
    • Contribute to ensure organizational readiness and business commitment for deployment.
    • Day to day management of issues reported by users related to business applications
    • Proactive approach against recurring issues
    • Update SharePoint site

    Profile

    • IT development skills, with a strong willingness to understand the business side of the assigned topics, including reviewing and updating functional and technical specifications
    • Power System and Grid Management Domain Skills
    • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, ability to deal with different providers and/or contributors located in various countries
    • Hands-on” experience in vendor management and contract management processes.
    • Quick self-starter, ability to solve problems
    • Team-worker, but able to work independently
    • Be the expert of the topics and/or applications you will be responsible for:
      • IT development skills, with a strong willingness to understand the business side of the assigned topics
      • Reviewing and updating functional, technical, product specifications and documentation
      • Ensure the progress of the different topics, take charge of tasks in an autonomous manner
      • Administrative aspects inherent to management (meeting organization and follow up, etc.)
      • Ensure communication with our users/stakeholders
    • Drive/Support tests relevant to your topics and/or applications:
      • Testing experience involving non-monolithic applications strong testing monitoring skills
      • Organization of testing campaigns
      • Collection and report quality metrics
      • Determine quality KPIs and other controls

    Please do send across to me the most up to date copy of your CV to eobiechefu@welovesalt.com

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    Job Information

    Job Reference: 64527488262
    Salary: €65000 - €70000 per annum
    Salary per: annum
    Job Duration:
    Job Start Date: ASAP
    Job Industries: Programme & Project Management Jobs
    Job Locations: Europe
    Job Types: Permanent

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