Senior Information Systems SpecialistCAPE TOWN R 60 000Job Summary To enusre uninterrupted IS Functionality to business which includes application support, integration development, spplication development, MIS Report Development Job To manage and support all exisiting applications and ensure 100% uptime of application environmentSupport end users on any application related issuedProvide data extract and reports as needed by en users, department and management Develop business specific reportsEvaluate and present application solutions as per business requiremnets and brief provided by managementUndertake and deliver all integration and process automation projectsManage all system upgrades, change managemnet and technological changes related Plan, direct & monitor the co-
ordination of all prioritised projects within the overall approved Plan, scope, budget and time frames (multi-project management).
In addition, to perform all SDLC and post live support activities. To ensure capacity and performance planning is maintained.
To ensure that all individual projects comply with defined standards and target application Architecture. To ensure that all individual project plans will be integrated into the overall multiple-
project plan. To ensure that all individual project objectives are met within specified timeframes, scope and budget and are delivered according to set quality standards.
Reporting on projects and status. To manage all SLA's with service providers and customers. To co-ordinate the outputs of the various projects and the smooth implementation into organisation.
To apply the applicable methodologies and best practices with regard to project planning, analysis and design, development, management, testing, implementation and after Implementation follows up and closes out.
Ensure procedure documents and training material is up to date. To identify technical and managerial challenges associated with the project and Implement corrective actions.
To assess and respond to the risks inherent to the project. To manage the staff processes of the position such as recruitment, selection, Performance management and development.
To the software used. Reporting Structure Reports to Head of Technology Development Team & Application Support Team reports to Manager InformationQualification Requirement Bachelors Degree in IT.
Higher Level Degree / Post Graduate Degree preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) registered. Background of application programming and business analysis is preferred .
Candidates from BFSI would be preferred. Minimum Experience in years & Skills 10 to 12 years as an IS manager. Project Management methodologies -
in depth knowledge and must be able to apply. Proficient is Microsoft Server technology including Windows domain, Exchange 2003 and application servers.
Project Management experience will be added advantage. Experience in BFSI industry will be added advantage. SDLC - must be able to apply Systems Development Life Cycle methodologies.