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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 3, 2020
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    Nedbank Group Limited is a bank holding company that operates as one of the four largest banking groups in South Africa. The company's shares have been listed on the JSE Limited since 1969. The group offers a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services through four main business clusters, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retai...
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    Automation Solution Manager

    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.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Meet financial targets driving cost savings in daily operations of team and monitoring operational team costs. Drive delivery on agreed quality standards and turnaround times by  monitoring deliverables
    • Ensure projects are delivered cost effectively monitoring the actuals versus budget and raising deviations
    • Drive  productivity improvement in meaningful business MIS through monitoring and ensuring work tasks monitoring mechanism and measures are  in place and tracked
    • Ensure client needs are met driving the delivery of agreed Service level agreement, Operation level agreement or delivery agreements with clients and obtaining stakeholder approval on any changes. Build and maintain client relationship providing professional advise aligned to the business requirements of clients and conducting effective e change management
    • Establish trusting relationships with clients through providing business relevant advise and consulting, engage with vendors driving optimal vendor delivery
    • Ensure deviations are managed timeously and delivery meets customer expectations though management of personal projects
    • Keep stakeholders informed ensuring that they are aware of impact and risk analysis results
    • Operationalise agreed professional frameworks, methods, technologies, models within agreed parameters
    • Consult and advise on decisions and solutions related to profession recommending solutions that are to be supported by viable return on investment and within mandate
    • Ensure alignment to compliance requirement driving and monitoring compliance targets and implement mitigation plans, make quality decisions by through the monitor and identification of  operational risks and raise corrective action
    • Ensure team efficiency driving productivity and efficiency in delivery for self and team, ensure team projects are delivered on time monitoring and reporting on  the team projects delivery
    • Enable project governance  and compliance monitoring progress and deviations and  presenting information at relevant forums
    • Accurately translate business requirements into project schedules and alignment to requirements as per the project
    • Satisfactory post implementation review by conducting regular project contact sessions, mitigate project risks by identifying and raising risks to at appropriate forums
    • Provide advise on the technical readiness, risk and impact of proposed implementation to production and participate in implementation forums
    • Ensure smooth change management completing the required change management document's timeously and change migration through all relevant environments before implementation into production
    • Create technical specifications across projects through Interpretation of the business requirements, and provide advice on the technical design relevant to their product area
    • Provide advise through the review of technical design of team members within their product area and across impacted areas
    • Ensure work are delivered and coordinate coding work tasks according to technical specifications, supervise and Monitor task delivery against project requirements and plan and escalate non delivery
    • Ensure fault free production implementation of end to end testing through to sign off though the  review and sign off all test packs plans and all testing related artefacts and integrated test plans
    • Provide 1st and  2nd level problem solving into production support
    • Manage performance of staff by implementing performance agreements, ensuring a clear vision, agreeing on goals and objectives, providing regular feedback on performance, recognising and rewarding achievement and take appropriate corrective action where required

    Minimum Experience Level

    4 years in related functional teams and 1-2 years in supervisory/informal leadership roles (Mentoring) 5-6 years IT related experience


    • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
    • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
    • Foundation Management Programme

    Type of Exposure

    • Supported Transformation, Change and continued Improvement
    • Provided Client Service
    • Achieved Client and Relationship Results
    • Built a high performance culture
    • Customer Engagement Manager

    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

    Closing Date: 28th October 2020

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

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