The Head of Business Applications is responsible for the development and support of the global IT business applications landscape.
The department consists of around 35 employees, including team leaders, who are responsible for selection, evaluation, planning, design, development, implementation, and project management in addition to daily operational management.
This position will be a direct report to and deputy of the Senior Vice President Group IT, be part of SR Technics IT leadership team, work closely with stakeholders including department heads, senior management and various business units to ensure alignment and deliver business value.
The incumbent will have a strong vision to the strategic direction of applications within the organisation and shows strong leadership to the migration of the current application and process landscape to the target IT architecture.
Run a strategic planning process and elaborate respective roadmaps for the applications landscape overall and for the specific solutions implemented
Define and implement best-practice development standards, methodologies and policies
Supervise, develop and coach the solutions teams (SAP, BI, M&E, MS Office)
Interface directly with senior business management to understand and elaborate high-level business needs, goals and objectives, and serve as ambassador for the application strategy, roadmap and technical solutions
Plan and supervise projects related to implement the roadmap and deliver business value
Lead efforts to enhance Business Intelligence and Big Data capabilities, ensuring trust in data through solid data governance and enabling end-
users to drive data-driven decision making
Serve as escalation point for complex production and platform issues and manage vendor support
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related technical field
8+ years of managerial experience in architecting and managing IT systems with a focus on the utilization of ERP (SAP) and BI platforms
10+ years of experience in aviation MRO industry or related (industrial) industries
Demonstrated successful delivery of large scale, complex COTS and business redesign initiatives
Experience with new technologies like paperless, big data and digital in maintenance, engineering and / or repair processes
Proven track record in managing diverse teams as well as developing team members of varying skill levels
Ability to move between high level architectural review / design and the roll up the sleeves level of managing all phases of an application delivery project
Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to develop and present complex material effectively to a variety of audiences, technical and non-
technical, staff, management and leadership
Proactive, independent, process-driven, strategic, pragmatic, persuasive
Strong desire to drive change
We offer you an attractive position in a global and dynamic company in the aviation industry. Direct applications will be treated with priority.
Please note that due to Swiss immigration regulations, we currently only consider applicants holding a EU Passport, Swiss Passport or a Swiss working permit.
SR Technics is one of the world’s leading providers of technical solutions to airlines. Through our integrated service solutions we make sure our customer airlines have airworthy aircraft ready and available to fly.
To and from any destination. Around the clock, around the globe.
Contact : Jürg Schoch
41 58 688 71 52