WesBank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading Vehicle and Asset Finance bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa.
WesBank has over 40 years experience in asset finance. We focus on providing secured instalment finance to retail, public sector and corporate markets, as well as related services such as insurance, fleet management and full maintenance rental.
WesBank is the partner of choice for over 60 leading international brands in fields such as automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), insurance providers and oil companies.
We are a global company with successful operations throughout Africa as well as the UK.
The Infrastructure Manageris responsible for managing the implementation, maintenance and support of the various technologies used within the Organisation through the server and storage teams in accordance with best practices.
experience and qualifications
Minimum Qualification - Bachelors degree in IT or a relevant IT degree Preferred Qualification - Bachelors degree in IT or a relevant IT degree Experience -
Five years of junior management experience in a technological environment within a financial institution
All appointments will be made in line with WesBank’s EE Strategy
Lead these teams with the support of Technical Leads in both the Unix and the windows environment and will be responsible for : · Human resource capacity management inclusive of performance management · People development through proper career path planning · The day to day Infrastructure planning and capacity management · Management and planning of changes and upgrades for both hardware and software in the various environments · Management of budgets in alignment with approved budgets.
These could potentially include cloud solutions, managed services, insourcing, outsourcing, etc. · Management of innovations to improve on technology platform capabilities and deliver on new technology trends that could possibly reduce operational costs, improve on customer service and increase employee productivity · Manage risk within these environments in conjunction with Technical Leads to ensure proper solutions and mitigations implemented and reported on to the relevant boards.
Strategic planning in conjunction with the senior management team to align strategic initiatives with business strategies