Applications Development Manager manages a team of analysts or developers responsible for the organization's applications development and analysis function. Evaluates existing applications to determine technical changes, schedules projects, resources, and monitors project timelines. Being an Applications Development Manager oversees feasibility researches, estimates project timeline and cost. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Applications Development Manager typically reports to a director or head of a unit or department. The Applications Development Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be an Applications Development Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.