Development Manager - Johannesburg, South Africa - Nedbank

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Johannesburg, South Africa

2 weeks ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Requisition Details & Talent Acquisition Contact

  • REQ Mandisa Martins
  • Cluster
  • Group Technology
  • Career Stream
  • IT Application Development
  • Leadership Pipeline
  • Manage Others

Job Purpose

  • To manage the deliverables and development of software and/or maintenance team(s) to deliver on day to day tasks to address client requirements in line with Nedbank Business and Information Technology strategy


  • Assist in defining the operational business requirements of the business (KPI'S, SLA's processes and procedures and reporting ) through translating organisational strategy into functional strategy and assigning accountability to relevant stakeholders
  • Effectively manage the delivery of services to the stakeholders by establishing governance forums and by understanding, assessing and managing escalated risks associated with programmes and projects
  • Optimise the effectiveness of resources through modelling capacity requirements across full portfolio and by understanding and communicating impact of capacity requirements
  • Ensure optimal organising of environment by specifying the nature of capacity requirements in alignment with strategic priority and by actively managing the capacity of the project managers in the team and negotiate where capacity constraints occur
  • Ensure end to end design is aligned to architecture road maps by understanding the landscape and through regular engagement with relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure effective optimisation of systems, processes and technology by doing route cause analysis and taking corrective measurement and ensuring standards defined per technology with regard to integrations are adhered to
  • Take responsibility for implementation of programme and project governance that aligns to project methodologies, processes and project disciplines
  • Escalate project performance to TPO
  • Ensure optimal team delivery by considering and making amendments to processes, structures, operating models and business plans
  • Ensure transformational target are met through consideration of targets during the staff recruitment, retention and training process and utilising suppliers listed on the preferred supplier list for department
  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals and support business strategies that improve the corporate image by ensuring self, managers and team participation in Nedbank culture building initiatives
  • Participate and ensure managers encourage staff to participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy
  • Ensure issues raised in culture survey are addressed and results are improved by ensuring action plans are created
  • Deliver a world class service through others by ensuring a client centric culture through required interventions. Identify areas of resource inefficiencies and promote optimisation through promoting multiskilling and addressing capacity gaps by reviewing and improving work processes
  • Manage branch budget (recoveries of staff incl) through responsible budget planning and management and by driving efficiencies
  • Ensure project execution of the endtoend life cycle of all portfolio programmes and projects relating to the implementation of IT projects according to the project methodology and strategy. Ensure successful project delivery by dealing with escalated project issues, nondelivery conflicts and integration
  • Enhance the credibility of the function by reviewing project metrics and by meeting with the project managers to give direction to project execution
  • Successful execution of Innovation and Technical projects through the Project Management Office

  • Essential Qualifications

  • NQF Level
  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate

  • Qualification

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees in Information Technology

  • Certifications

  • SAFe Agile
  • Technical Governance
  • Product Management
  • Angular JS, JEE 6/7

  • Minimum Experience Level
  • Exposure to support as well as new development (innovation)
  • Experience introducing new capabilities / transitioning areas to new ways of working.

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Budgeting
  • Business administration and management
  • Change management
  • Client service management
  • Diversity management
  • Employee training/development
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Operations planning
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Service level agreements
  • Staff resource planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Business writing skills
  • Management information and reporting principles, tools and mechanisms
  • General Communication Skills
  • Estimations
  • Organisational structure
  • People practices
  • Asset health management discipline

  • Behavioural Competencies

  • Earning Trust
  • Coaching
  • Customer Focus
  • Guiding Team Success
  • Driving for Results
  • Planning and Organizing
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