Manager of IT Applications & Operation will play an important role forming a new Agile and Digital development team. The role is not only an IT professional who owns domain knowledge in enterprise apps & Agile/Develops software but also an excellent people leader in motivating and coaching a team of IT professionals. The primary purposes are : - Lead the team for gaining and maintaining alignment of delivery success criteria with business partners - Manage for effective project management and delivery of solutions and projects within committed budget, schedule and quality for individual projects while also meeting overall department performance goals - Lead for identifying needs, securing commitments and monitoring progress of deliverables from internal and external service provider teams - Accountable for ensuring technology solutions comply with architectural standards - Responsible for communication of progress to senior IT and Business leadership - Develop goals and team development plan - Provide cost estimates and business case updates - Coordinate with application support team for troubleshooting and resolution of any application issues - Create a forward-looking strategy to continually improve operationally critical enterprise IT applications. Inculcates continuous improvement thinking in the team. - Establish and nurture strategic and proactive relationships with key external technology suppliers. Utilize technology solution providers to handle day to day support functions where possible, while ensuring full-time staff focus on the most important projects to the business. - Work closely with business stakeholders and supplier partners to provide timely and cost-effective technology solutions to business needs. - Work closely with Daimler Cybersecurity to understand and comply with key enterprise requirements, e.g. non-negotiable Cybersecurity requirements.