Senior Manager, Application Development (BB-9427F)

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About this role

Group Analytics & Insight is a new function within BT Finance, established to ensure that the Finance leadership team has the right information, analytics and insight to help BT achieve its strategic goals. This important new role is both strategic and technical in nature and will form part of the leadership team of this exciting new function.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the Analytical Application Development team in the design and delivery of insightful and intuitive front end applications for end-users across Finance
  • Designing and driving an Application Development strategy and roadmap to improve the level of analytics capability across BT Finance, putting the right tools in the hands of the right people
  • You are:

  • An experienced leader of Application Development in a large organisation, with a strong track record of delivering high quality front end applications
  • A commercially astute applications advocate, comfortable discussing the commercial impact and return on investment of building analytical application capabilities
  • A technical specialist, who leverages their skills and experience to build the right applications to support commercial decision-making
  • You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Leadership of the Analytical Application Development team, growing and motivating the team, setting direction and pace, and establishing standards and principles for delivery and engagement
  • Leading the design and implementation of an Analytical Application Development strategy and roadmap that improves the level of analytics capability across BT Finance
  • Lead the selection and deployment of appropriate tools for application delivery alongside our current strategic tools of SAP Analytics Cloud and Qlik Sense
  • Establish robust checking and validation processes for application development with a zero-tolerance approach to technical error
  • Build a high-performing team culture focussed on quality and pace of data delivery, recruiting top talent into open vacancies and developing individual team members
  • Maintain sufficient understanding of current performance trends across BT to ensure the application development roadmap is aligned to key operational challenges
  • You'll have the following skills & experience

  • Strong leadership and influencing skills, able to act swiftly and decisively with confidence
  • Experience leading and growing an Application Development function within a large organisation
  • Strong technical skills background to enable clear direction and effective evaluation of Application Development projects (e.g. SAP Analytics Cloud, Qlik Sense or similar tools)
  • Experienced in setting and driving Application Development strategy from the short to long term, and selling this in to key stakeholders to secure business case funding
  • Strong presentation skills, in particular the ability to interpret and summarise complex technical proposals and solutions for non-technical and senior executive audiences
  • Commercially minded, with sufficient understanding of company Financials to support creation of business cases for investment in application development
  • Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Shares Plan
  • Flexible benefits: cycle to work, healthcare, etc.
  • Discounted BT products
  • About BT

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    We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

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