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Career Opportunities

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Applications Manager

We are currently recruiting a n Application Manager working as part of the IT Department. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled team. Reporting to the Head of IT, the Application Managers primary role is to manage, mentor and develop a multi-disciplined IT development and QA team.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a driven development & QA team that builds, tests and maintains key software solutions for the core business function.
  • Ensure all IT Applications are effectively functioning to meet business needs and demands
  • Manage on-site and off-site development team, database administration and QA team
  • Oversee, co-ordinate the people, resources and processes required to deliver new software and upgrade and maintain existing products.
  • Provide input into software development life-cycle, improvement and standardisation strategies
  • Conduct regular check-ins and 1-1s and think critically and creatively about their long-term career development in line with our development frameworks and company strategy.
  • Work closely with DBA and Infrastructure Manager to ensure all applications have regular health checks and conduct systematic system audits
  • Own all IT system deployments
  • Manage all P1 IT incidents
  • Ensure high standards of practice are carried out by the Development and the QA team.
  • Manage and mentor team through regular performance meetings, KPIs, constructive feedback, training and appraisals.
  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
  • Identify and act on opportunities to improve and update software and systems.
  • Develop and implement IT policy and best practice guides for the organisation
  • Design training programs and workshops for staff
  • Provide reporting to the Head of IT as required.

Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Software Development Manager/Team lead role with a strong background in software Engineering & QA
  • Knowledge of Linux and the Windows Operating System.
  • Experience in establishing and managing multi-disciplined teams
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering software solutions using a range of software and database technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills to bridge the gap between Technology and Business functions
  • Strong leadership skills to influence key decisions and maximise team performance
  • Experience in dealing with internal and external stakeholders, with a strong customer orientation

Application Process:

To apply please CLICK HERE 

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Auditor

DPD Ireland leads the field in next day parcel delivery throughout Ireland, with 33 regionally based collection and delivery depots and a state of the art central sorting hub in Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

We are currently recruiting a Team of Auditors to join the Compliance team in our Head Office in Athlone.

Flexibility with regard to working hours is required and a willingness to travel throughout the island of Ireland.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices and documentation.
  • Verify findings by comparing results to documentation.
  • Complete audit work papers by documenting audit tests and findings.
  • Communicate audit findings by preparing a final report; discussing findings with auditees.
  • Comply with legal/licensing/ISO requirements, enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepare special audit and control reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating information and trends.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Perform and maintaining control of the full audit cycle which includes reliability, compliance with applicable regulations & directives and risk management.
  • Attend meetings with auditees in order to understand the way their business operates.
  • Travel to various depots and meeting the relevant company staff while also obtaining the requisite information.
  • Provide advice to staff and management; this is often achieved through the use of training sessions and courses.
  • Research and assess the overall performance of risk management processes and using software to record the results.

Requirements

  • Have strong planning, organising and monitoring abilities
  • Meticulous attention to detail and analytical thinking
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to deliver feedback
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Experience with Audit Software - iauditor etc
  • Strong work ethic and exemplary integrity is essential
  • Capacity to adapt to change and a commitment to continuous process improvement
  • Proven strong communication skills with stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office in particular Excel and Word.
  • Must have a Full Clean Driver License. Own car is essential.

Application Process:

To apply please CLICK HERE