Development Manager
aatriplea recruitment
Johannesburg, South Africa
16h ago
source : Executive Placements

Our client in the Telecoms Industry is looking to hire a Development Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Understanding business requirements, business systems and process context, impact, and risks
  • Participating in, planning / strategy sessions, reporting
  • Interfacing to other teams where required
  • Interfacing to external clients, vendors where required
  • Delivery and Support of Specific Applications

  • Management of activities within the overall team
  • Participating and enabling the business Prioritisation process
  • Scheduling and prioritisation of tasks and resources by approval by executives
  • Coordinate : Build, Test, Deliver, Fix, Change Requests
  • Technical capacity, quality, and standard via an ISO standard

  • Understanding business'' future requirements
  • Preventing technical issues from arising by proactive management
  • Produce and enable a Capacity Plan for the Application
  • Ensuring adherence to Quality, Standards, SLA adherence, adherence to PM and SDLC standards
  • Making recommendations for the improvement of the SDLC, PM or ISO processes
  • Project Management of projects

  • Acting as a Project Manager for selected development projects in terms of deadlines and milestones
  • Delivering specific projects to produce internal or external capacity
  • Management of activities within the SDLC (Acting as process owner)
  • Participating and enabling the business prioritisation process
  • Scheduling and prioritising tasks and resources
  • Taking ownership of production issues and driving to resolution
  • Adherence to Quality, Standards, SLAs and SDLC standards
  • Team Management

  • Ensures that team management exists in the team being managed
  • Driving the skills development of team members, coaching of team members for performance, and coaching on career development
  • Recruitment, staff training, conflict management and creating a welcoming working environment
  • Performance management (objective setting, feedback, appraisals, incentives, and bonuses, addressing poor performance)
  • Personal Attributes and Skills

  • Drives Results
  • Passion for delivery and quality
  • Values Driven
  • Optimistic
  • Learns on the Fly
  • Resilient
  • Instils Trust
  • People Savvy
  • Problem Solver
  • Leadership Skills
  • Strategic Agility
  • Manages complexity
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Matric
  • BSc in Computer Sciences / Information Systems or equivalent IT tertiary qualification
  • Applicable Management Development courses would be advantageous
  • Applicable project management experience
  • Knowledge

  • SDLC (Agile Methodology experience would be advantageous)
  • Dot Net Framework on Visual Studios
  • Development Architecture designs and best practices
  • Experience

  • Minimum 8 years Systems Development experience
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience managing a software development team for large commercial entities, or demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Exposure in driving key strategic initiatives
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