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Senior Manager, IT Applications
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

July 25, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J0721-0254 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Innovation, Strategy & Intergovernmental Relations
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford is currently offering an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and driven professional to join our team as our new Senior Manager, IT Applications. This role is a vital member of the Information Technology management team and is responsible for leveraging the City’s suite of business applications to help the organization improve the quality, accuracy, efficiency and responsiveness of City services and achieve Council’s vision for the City “…to be the Hub of the Fraser Valley.”

Reporting to the Director, Information Technology, the Senior Manager provides leadership, insight and strategic direction to the Applications and SAP teams. The scope of your role includes providing expert knowledge and support, maintaining and advancing the City’s business applications and managing the day-to-day operations of the team. You will be an integral leader in improving business enablement and a key contributor to developing a digital first, self-service culture for the organization and the public. You will make recommendations on strategic direction, processes and technology to continue the work that is currently underway to modernize the City’s service delivery.
Duties: You will be responsible for recruiting, assigning and managing projects and providing supervision and direction. You will also research emerging trends, manage the annual budget for the portfolio, contribute to the financial planning process, develop business cases and be responsible for product procurement.

You have the ability to motivate, mentor, and coach a team of IT professionals and provide leadership in a fast-paced and technological environment. You are a strategic thinker and problem solver that can manage multiple priorities. You are also dedicated to innovation and continuous improvement and have strong communication, customer service and interpersonal skills, allowing you to build credible and trusted relationships with your team, throughout the organization and the public.

Educational Requirements: In addition, the successful candidate will have:
• A degree in Information Technology;
• Certification in recognized project management methodology such as PMP or Agile; and
• A minimum of 10 years solid related experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership
role.

Additional Information: At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Web Address: www.abbotsford.ca
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
E-mail: employment@abbotsford.ca
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: July 7, 2021 12:40 PM
Closing Date: July 25, 2021 05:00 PM

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