Manager, Applications

IT - Application & Software Development
Barrie, ON
Dec 05, 2019

Our client…


Our client, a leading education institution in Barrie, is looking for an IT Applications Manager to join the team.  The role is responsible for corporate oriented information systems and the strategic capabilities of their ERP and CRM.




  • Strategic Management and Consultation:
  • Providing guidance to senior managers and departments on the effective use of data in decision making
  • Creating long-term strategic goals for data mining and analytics development in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders
  • Conducting or overseeing needs analysis, feasibility studies, cost / benefit analysis of requests for reporting and access to data across the client including requests for web applications, information systems or related applications.
  • Developing and maintaining short-term and long-range systems planning goals and strategies and is responsible for the currency, security, planning, design, acquisition, implementation and integration of administrative systems software
  • Ensuring effective integration with existing applications and data
  • Providing advice, training / support to staff on use / application of system software as well as providing direction and assistance to other managers regarding system processes, reporting and system integration
  • Preparing information technology business cases, impact analysis and application specifications


Must Have:

  • Successfully completed a four year postsecondary degree in a relevant field of study the may include, but is not limited to computer studies
  • Seven years’ experience defining, implementing, and managing data enterprise applications
  • Proven experience in information management
  • Proven experience supervising and managing multiple staff (preferably in a unionized environment)
  • Ability to demonstrate strong analytical, facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated business acumen and technical skills
  • Proven experience working in a matrix / cross-functional environment requiring a high degree of collaboration within a project team environment

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