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ARE YOU A SEASONED DIRECTOR OF APPLICATIONS LOOKING TO UTILIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE? Our client company is seeking a Director of Applications on a full-time basis. 

Director of Applications

We are currently working with a leading multi-national company that is looking for a Director of Technology (Application Development + IT Infrastructure). This role will manage the strategy, roadmaps and teams that develop all critical back-end applications running in this multi-office, multi-platform environment.

About the Opportunity

  • Managing all aspects of custom application development and solution delivery, including ensuring effective support of production applications, enhancements to existing systems, and delivery of new solutions
  • Working with business stakeholders and peers to plan, develop, direct and coordinate both short-term and long-term application strategy and tactical implementation to ensure that technical solutions remain relevant to and aligned with business needs
  • Leading development teams including Project Managers, Business Analysts etc., to successfully deliver on projects and achieve key business goals
  • Strategically prioritize IT initiatives and coordinate the evaluation, deployment and management of current and future IT systems across the organization
  • Ability to see the big picture and take the strategic direction of the company and break it down into key elements and achieve organizational goals
  • Fostering innovation within the organization to create new solutions that enable business results and to improve effectiveness of IT application development and IT service delivery
  • Actively engaging in IT application portfolio governance activities, helping to assess and prioritize IT demand; define and stage IT programs and projects
  • Implementing robust, agile solution delivery model that enables delivery of quality solutions to the business in a timely and efficient manner

About You

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a Technology leadership capacity in large, 500+ user, multi-location environments
  • Minimum 5 years of proven leadership experience in enterprise application  development, management and architecture
  • Proven experience managing IT infrastructure service delivery 
  • Ability and willingness to develop trusting relationships with key business users and stakeholders
  • Strong experience implementing IT Governance, SLAs and best practices in enterprise systems environment - for application development and IT infrastructure support
  • Excellent understanding of Change Management, Risk Management, Business Continuity as they relate to Applications and IT infrastructure
  • Demonstrated experience in building high performance onsite and remote teams through effective performance management, skills development, recruiting, training and coaching
  • Proven experience supporting business strategy and effectively working with stakeholders (VP and CEO level)

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How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #17410.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

About Lannick

Lannick is the premier professional recruitment and staffing firm in the Greater Toronto Area. Founded in 1985, Lannick provides best-in-class finance, accounting and technology professionals at all roles and levels through its three divisions: Lannick Finance & Accounting, Pro Count Staffing and Lannick Technology. Lannick places more than 1,000 candidates annually and is a preferred vendor for Canada’s most successful organizations. Learn more at www.lannick.com.

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