Pretoria - The purpose of this position is to manage and coordinate the resources of current operations and delivery of new information technology (IT) solutions for the core banking area of the company.
DETAILED DESCRIPTION Manage operational planning by developing short-term work plans in line with the Business Systems and Technology Department (BSTD) strategy and business plans, and communicate section activities.
Manage and improve workflow, and the application of processes, procedures and systems. Provide advice on the refining of policies, processes and systems, and improve alignment with related divisional processes and systems.
Manage and facilitate the delivery of section-specific outputs, including timeous delivery of projects and readiness of solutions to transition into operations.
Optimise section resource use, allocate work and manage the accountability of resources, and provide input into cost management.
Manage stakeholder relationships to ensure timely delivery of quality IT solutions in accordance with business requirement specifications.
Identify gaps and inefficiencies (including governance, management of risks and audit findings) in the work of the section, and take specific actions for the implementation of improvements.
Manage, monitor, evaluate and report on the quality, turnaround and impact of section deliverables. Encourage a performance culture in the section, define performance expectations and conduct effective performance management of direct reports.
Drive priority development for employees by promoting and supporting career management and development of direct reports.
Eight to ten years’ experience in an IT environment, with three years in a management role; and Three years’ experience in managing integrated financial systems platforms.
The following would be an added advantage : Experience in core banking platforms, such as Flexcube.