Manager - Enterprise Applications

Schibsted, Stockholm

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Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 7000 employees in 30 countries. From Norway to Malaysia, from Brazil to Sweden - millions of people around the world interact with Schibsted's popular digital services every day. In Scandinavia, our media houses such as VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet keep people informed and updated on important issues in society. Our digital marketplaces such as Finn.no, Blocket.se and Leboncoin.fr help people buy and sell new and old things. In addition, our growth companies such as Shpock, Let's Deal and Compricer provide our users with popular, digital consumer services that make their everyday life a bit easier. Together, this fulfills Schibsted Media Group's mission of  'Empowering people in their daily life'. Learn more at www.schibsted.com.

Two things are crucial for current and future success: The right people and the best business ideas. Schibsted is proud to have a proven track record of success with both. Our philosophy is built on keeping an open mind and challenging ourselves and the status quo. The goal is to shape the future of our industry. To achieve this we recruit attitude.

Manager - Enterprise Applications

Join us in scaling the application team to a global level for application management in a dynamic media company, participating in strategy and selection of new platforms for key enterprise applications supporting 8000+ users across the world!

Join us as Manager of Enterprise Applications in implementing our global HR, Finance and Identity systems . You will oversee all activities that optimize the value, cost and risk of Finance, HR, Payroll, IAM and related applications. Your primary responsibility is to ensure the applications cost-effectively meet the needs of the business as a whole. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the application organization (including staffing, budgeting and other relevant management functions).

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Work with the Director, Service Managers and other IT leaders to develop applications strategy in the context of the IT strategy
  • Overseeing the application organization's successful delivery of these business outcomes in partnership with business colleagues
  • Working with the chief information security officer and privacy officer to ensure that the organization's applications are effectively secured, that risks are mitigated and that privacy requirements are met
  • Overseeing support activities in conjunction with infrastructure and operations to ensure the applications perform well in production
  • Define and enhance methodologies and practices for the application life cycle management in line with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement
  • Manage application group personnel, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the organization, as well as building on existing recruiting capabilities to address new needs and skills gaps

Skills and expertise:

  • An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in computer science, engineering or related field
  • Managing a team of at least 5 in application development, implementation or management
  • Knowledge of Financial accounting and reporting practices applicable to applications
  • Openness to, and the ability to deal with, rapid change in business needs, processes and technologies
  • Proven ability to collaborate, build relationships and influence individuals at all levels in a matrix-management environment (as well as external vendors and service providers) to ensure that segregation and overlapping roles are identified and coordinated
  • 5 years of experience in Software development, application architecture, project management, software integration, data management/governance, business intelligence and/or business process analysis
  • Experience from IT applications, operations, service and support organizations
  • Knowledge of development and implementation of processes and policies
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform under pressure and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources

We offer you:

  • The opportunity to join an exciting and dynamic workplace
  • Challenging projects
  • Develop and bring great tools to great people
  • Amazing colleagues
If you are interested in being a part of our journey to implement Workday and develop a world class people platform for Schibsted Media Group, please push the apply button!

About Schibsted

About us SHAPING THE MEDIA OF TOMORROW. TODAY. Schibsted is an international media group with 7,300 employees in 22 countries.Our strategy to become a global leader within our fields is bold. It consists of three elements that work seamlessly together: Classifieds, Growth and Media Houses. We aim to be a global leader in online classified marketplaces and offer the best solutions and services for our users. We invest in great entrepreneurs and help scale their businesses locally and internationally by leveraging the Schibsted ecosystem. We are building world class digital media houses that will shape the media landscape for years to come. Schibsted Media Group has a global reach with both global challenges and global opportunities. We are constantly looking for great talents to help us challenge the present: Developers in Paris, UX-designers in Stockholm, sales people in Sao Paulo and key account managers in Madrid. Why don't you check out the opportunities we are currently offering? We want to hear from you!

Want to learn more about Schibsted? Visit Schibsted's website.