Team Manager - Applications

David Aplin Group - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Team Manager.

The Role:
Lead and inspire a team of IT professionals to deliver high-quality business solutions every day.
Provide effective overall team management and guidance.
Create an engaging and open environment where employees feel supported, equipped and trusted to do their best work.
Be dialed-in to the pulse of both your team and the organization.
Identify areas for improvement within the team. These could be areas like inefficient processes, alternative technologies or missing skills.
Develop individualized employee performance plans that incorporate feedback, career aspirations, and training plans.
Manage team allocation to internal work requests as well as project work.
Provide day-to-day operational management in the requirements gathering, development, quality assurance, implementation and maintenance of business applications, which meet business requirements.
Introduce and enforce quality control standards.
Ensure the team is delivering highly valued and trusted services to business customers.
Ensure the teams’ applications are running well and able to be reported on and measured.
Maintain service-level agreements to agreed upon levels.
Communicate effectively with all levels within the organization on a regular basis.
Provide leadership to internal projects.
Lead projects while in keeping with the corporate project management methodology.
Train, mentor and coach team members, under the direction of the manager, to build a workforce of the highest quality.
Ensure Systems Development Life Cycle best practices are being followed.
Provide expertise to internal clients, external clients and team members.
Understand the application environments and interdependencies with other systems.

The Ideal Candidate:
A bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Science or related technical discipline is required.
A minimum of three years of leadership in an IT related organization or team providing both technical and analytical services to internal clients.
Experience understanding customer/business requirements.
A solid understand and familiarity with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle.
Working knowledge of ITIL and Project Management experience is a plus.
Ability to work well with people and to inspire them to do their best work every day.
Effective prioritization and organization of both people and work.
Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical people.
Effective and efficient delegation skills.
Ability to handle and manage change, both personally, with your team and with your customers.
Ability to help resolve difficult problems.
Strong people skills coupled with excellent written and verbal communication.
Committed to providing customers both internally and externally with exceptional care, attention to detail and the highest of quality.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Deborah Dodd, Partner - Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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