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Senior Manager, Academic Applications (3 Year Contract)

Our client is a leading firm in the higher education industry

Job No: 1612      |       Advertised on: 2018-01-16      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): West (eg: Queenstown, Jurong, Clementi, Tuas)

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  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client, a tertiary education institute, is currently looking for a Senior Manager, Academic Applications (3 Year Contract) to join their esteemed organisation!

The Senior Manager will be responsible for managing academic systems, projects, vendors and application developers in the Academic Applications team of Communications and Information Technology (CIT) division.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage academic applications such as Learning Management System (LMS), Timetabling System, Resource Booking System (RBS) and some teaching and learning tools
  • Work closely with other divisions in new academic initiatives, projects and system evaluations
  • Manage developers and vendors to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Ensure developers and vendors perform works compliant to IT policy and Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs)
  • Prepare technical specifications for tenders and projects
  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform risk assessments to minimize risks for change requests
  • Plan and manage budgets and resources for projects
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with stakeholders and vendors
  • Carry out any other ad-hoc projects as assigned

If you possess the following qualities, look no further, apply now! 
  • Degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent from a recognised university
  • At least 8 years of relevant working experience in similar area and with at least 3 years of project management experience
  • Prior experience and understanding of education industry in the domain of teaching and learning is preferred
  • Good project management skills (PMP / PRINCE II or equivalent certification is a plus)
  • Proven technical background with understanding or hands-on experience in application development using Microsoft technologies (.NET, ASP.NET MVC, C#, SQL)
  • Prior experience in managing Learning Management System (LMS) (e.g. Blackboard, D2L Brightspace, Moodle or Canvas) would be an advantage
  • Outstanding analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent oral, written, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Proactive and independent in managing potential issues
  • Able to interact with various stakeholders in all levels and with different backgrounds
  • Able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$7,000.00 - S$8,000.00 per Month

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