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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Functional Application Specialist

    Job Purpose

    • To execute assigned work tasks; to ensure the stability and availability of the Enterprise Systems Management Tools within the specific area of responsibility; including the provision of advise; guidance and support to customers and technical staff; following defined procedures and standards; in line with Nedbanks business strategy.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Build and maintain effective internal and external stakeholder relationships by proactively communicating; being flexible and open to feedback.
    • Contribute to building of intellectual capital of the team by sharing information; knowledge and experience with all stakeholders.
    • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc).
    • Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g.. training/awareness on digital forensic examination to external parties on pro bono basis).
    • Identify opportunities to improve or enhance processes by identifying and recommending improvements to tools; policies and procedures to add value to Nedbank.
    • Add value to Nedbank by identifying opportunities to improve or enhance processes through identifying and recommending improvements and supporting implementation of tools; policies and procedures.
    • Deliver world class quality reports aligned to requirements within turnaround times by diarizing; planning and prioritizing work appropriately.
    • Contribute Business Unit cost saving strategy by adhering to the costs allocations per person.
    • Support operational units by providing solutions that contribute to efficiency gains.
    • Ensure work is completed on time by adhering to the deadlines as per the Service Level Agreements (SLA).
    • Improve MIS by identifying opportunities for enhancing and improving production time and accuracy.
    • Support new initiatives and business objectives by creating and designing databases; reports and programs.
    • Provide support to business decisions by giving analytical and technical input into the management and stakeholder packs.
    • Decipher data for improvement possibilities by collecting; analyzing data and establishing trends or patterns and identify possible solutions.
    • Ensure compliance with governance structures by adherence to bank policies; process and procedures and industry regulations.
    • Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters; websites and attending sessions.

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 2-3 years’ experience in Swordfish workflow and General Management Information environment

    Preferred Qualification

    • Matric / Senior Certificate / Grade 12
    • System query and development testing (preferably with Recoveries systems) will be a definite advantage
    • SQL (Reporting Services or BI ), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) will also be an advantage
    • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Information Systems, SQL (Reporting Services or BI ), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

    Type of Exposure

    • Provided Client Service
    • Provided Administrative Support
    • Completed Reports and Achieved Budgets
    • Developed and Implemented Communications Strategy
    • Manage internal process
    • Managed Relationships
    • Managed Self

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

    • Administrative procedures and systems
    • Data analysis
    • Microsoft Office
    • Relevant regulatory knowledge
    • Business writing skills
    • Information Technology concepts
    • Role relevant related technologies
    • Multiple operating system
    • Computer Literacy
    • Performance monitoring and tuning

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Continuous Learning
    • Collaborating
    • Customer Focus
    • Initiating Action
    • Work Standards
    • Managing Work

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nedbank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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