Programs & Applications Senior Specialist

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Date: Mar 17, 2024

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority

Key Responsibilities/Duties

A. Strategy and Planning:

• Contribute to the development, implementation, and update of the section related policy, procedures manual, delegation of authority, systems user manuals and standard forms, and ensure alignment with ADAA’s overall policies and procedures.
• Contribute to the development, implementation, and update of the sections’ strategic, budget and procurement, and operational plans ensuring alignment with the department and sector strategy and objectives, and ADAA’s mission and vision.
• Assist in the development of the section Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and ensure to meet individual KPIs to improve efficiency and effectiveness.



B. Operations (with sub-headings)

IT Governance and Strategy:
• Contribute to the design, development, and communication of IT policies, procedures and operational standards for Applications development and configuration and implement across ADAA to achieve maximum efficiencies and synergies in IT applications.
• Contribute to the development, maintenance, monitoring and update of all applications, projects documentations, user and admin manuals and guidelines to ensure up-to-date and easy accessibility of information.
IT Enterprise Application:
• Develop smart technical solutions and applications that will facilitate and enhance ADAA’s operations.
• Maintain, monitor and update systems, programs and applications to ensure their efficiency and sustainability.
• Carryout end-to-end application implementation including but not limited to requirements specifications, workflow planning, testing, and pre and post live implementation support and ensure alignment with the defined parameters.
• Evaluate overall performance of the Applications Development and recommend solutions for continuous improvement of applications.

• Execute several in-house on-going projects to support business requirements.
• Implement effective measures for data integrity, security, and access control to ensure data confidentiality and protection in accordance with information security standards.
• Conduct blueprint/process workshops for architecture and application design processes, and assess and document gaps between requirements and system capabilities.
• Evaluate the selection of enterprise solution options based on cost, quality, and technical specification parameters for review and approval.

• Ensure completion of required trainings and certification programs in order to keep current with job requirements and ensure continuous performance improvements.
• Obtain timely performance review assessments for midyear and annual performance review and ensure to meet the set KPIs.
• Keep current with updated information relevant to the role to ensure standard performance level is achieved.
• Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing to build internal capabilities of the team and maximize their effective performance.
• Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in line with the objectives of the Authority and its Emiratization strategy.


D. Corporate

• Ensure adherence and compliance with all ADAA corporate policies, procedures and guidelines (HR, IT, Procurement, Finance, Health and Safety, etc.).
• Prepare section’s related correspondence such as e-mails, memos, and letters to ensure professionalism, completeness and accuracy of information.
• Retain, document, preserve, and archive section’s related physical and electronic records in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
• Respond any section related queries and provide required support to relevant ADAA’s organizational units and employees as and when required.
• Utilize relevant technologies used within ADAA in order to optimize work efficiency.
• Demonstrate compliance with ADAA’s values, Code of Business Conduct and ethics at all times to support the establishment of a value driven culture within the Authority.
• Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability of systems, processes and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement and cost reduction.
• Contribute to the preparation and submission of timely and accurate statements and reports to meet department requirements, and quality standards.
• Co-operate in the implementation of the relevant health and safety legislation, policies and procedures, in the performance of duties.


E. General

• The level of performance should reflect the academic qualification, type of courses in the field of specialization, employee job level, and the level of productivity.
• The academic and professional certificates required and approved by ADAA should be acquired within the period specified and based on the employee’s Individual Development Plan.
• Perform the task and responsibilities independently unless an approval or directive was obtained to delegate the task to other employees in case of incapability to perform the tasks and responsibilities.
• Ensure teamwork, collaboration, and dedication in performing duties.



• Bachelors’ degree in relevant field

• Software Development Fundamentals
• Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP)
• Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
• Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Database Development Certification

• 4 – 6 years’ experience in IT development.


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