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  • Posted: Oct 13, 2020
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    Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African corporate and investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. We offer our clients innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions. As the corporate and investment banking arm of Firs...
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    Platform Lead Africa

    The Africa Infotech Platform Lead will manage and support a team of support analysts, environment managers and quality assurance analysts to ensure that delivery is aligned to business requirements and that best-fit and sustainable solutions are applied.

    •        Responsible for resource management and the allocation of work based on priorities.
    •        Negotiation of contracts, rates and license and support fees.
    •        Performance management and career development of team members.
    •        Lead the team and create a roadmap for area where it is clear what functionality moves on to the new Murex platform and which are executed on other platforms.
    •        Ensure that the AI Technology requirement for technology improvements to existing platforms and toolsets are prioritized e.g. Upgrades and Maintenance tasks.
    •        Liaise and maintain healthy working relationships with the various First Rand Segments, Subsidiaries and RMB Divisions /Departments.
    •        Keep abreast of all changes within the Africa Banking environment and assist with impact analysis on the applications you support. Adapt and/or recommend solutions that cater for these changes.
    •        Adopt a broad, long-term perspective.
    •        Have a strategic mindset when designing solutions that enable standardization and efficiency.
    •        Contribute to the success of the team; co-operate with other employees to improve personal and team performance.

    Technical Analysis and design

    •        Have a working understanding of the underlying platform.
    •        Optimization and enhancement platform execution.

    Additional Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience

    •        B.SC/Com Degree
    •        7+ years of work experience
    •        3 years minimum leading a team preferred
    •        Have a good grasp of technologies when it comes to:
    •        Integration
    •        Reporting
    •        Databases
    •        Corporate and Investment banking experience is preferable
    •        Oracle and SQL DB experience
    •        Must have managed cross functional delivery teams

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Rand Merchant Bank on to apply

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