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  • Posted: Aug 20, 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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    Senior Development Manager

    Job Purpose

    To manage the deliverables and development of software and/or maintenance; taking end-to-end enterprise ownership to address client requirements in line with Nedbank Business and Information Technology strategy.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Product Strategy (per value stream):

      • Product Vision

      • Product Definition

      • Product Roadmap

      • Execution Plan to realise Product Roadmap (sequencing & prioritisation)

      • Product Budget / Funding / AJTP Billing

      • Product Resourcing

      • Product Operating Structure (Core Team / #Onion)

    • Product Health: (Run the Business)

      • Operational Stability

      • Operational Sustainability

      • Utilisation

      • Usability

      • Scalability

      • Performance

      • Operating Cost

      • Continuous Improvement

      • Monitoring, Measuring, and actioning issues (focus on proactiveness)

      • Competitiveness

    • Product Innovation: (Change the Business)

      • Management of common backlog

      • Reusability

      • Consumption of Patterns / Standards / Guidelines

      • Honouring of commitments

      • Managing contention / dependencies

      • Resourcing (Permanent Staff, Augmentation, and Service Vendors)

      • High Quality solutions

      • Scalability to meet demand.

      • Cost of Innovation

    • Product CoE:

      • Custodians of Nedbank IP / Knowledge

      • Ownership and development of Patterns / Standards / Guidelines

      • Ownership of Frameworks

      • Development of sample code snippets

      • Certification of resources

      • Governance

    Additional Accountabilities:

    Responsible for line management activities including but not limited to:
     - resource allocation
    - resource capacity
    - resource performance management

    • Deliverables are tracked in JIRA and Confluence

    • Timeous and accurate communication to stakeholders

    • Correct resources are assigned to roles

    • Detailed handovers are completed when resources leave or swap out

    • Ensure resources are up to speed with tech before they are assigned

    • Provide required capacity

    • Reduced technical debt by ensuring Enterprise Architectural alignment

    • Responsible for overall technical delivery

    • Solves technical issues with the team and leads design and execution of the architecture.

    • Has a range of responsibilities from shaping, implementing and leading delivery of strategic solutions ensuring that the customer stays on the leading edge of technology.

    • Generates innovative approaches and solutions to complex issues.

    • Participates in Agile engineering practices and give guidance in various software and web development technologies to rapidly develop creative and efficient solutions that enhance customer, business partners and employee experience.

    • Encourages team members to craft clear user stories, design tests for prototypes and solutions, and continuously deliver product enhancements.

    • Liaises with other teams to identify common deliverables and dependencies.

    • Works closely with Product owner and team members to identify and socialise product and delivery risks.

    • Ensures that the solution complies with organisational standards and policies.

    • Deliver business value as per customer expectations

    • Delivered within business expected timeframes

    • Deliverables are tracked in JIRA and Confluence

    • Delivered sustainable business solutions without causing system instability

    • Timeous and accurate communication to stakeholders

    • Response times to SEVS - Time to resolution

    • Response times to focus sessions - time to resolution

    • Reduction in IM's and system outages as a result of change.

    Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

    • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate

    Preferred Qualification

    Post-Matric degree in Information Technology or Business Management

    Certificate: Management Development , Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

    Type of Exposure

    • Achieved Client and Relationship Results

    • Achieved Management and Process Results

    • Built a high performance culture

    • Designed Workforce Planning Solutions

    • Developed and Implemented Communications Strategy

    • Improved processes and culture

    Minimum Experience Level

    • 10 - 15 years’ experience in an IT environment (across IT disciplines) of which at least 2 years in a feeder area to this role

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

    • Budgeting

    • Business administration and management

    • Change management

    • Client service management

    • Diversity management

    • Employee training/development

    • Financial Accounting Principles

    • 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

    • System Development Life cycle(SDLC)

    • ITIL

    • IT Architecture

    • General Communication Skills

    • Joint application development

    • Organisational structure

    • IT Assets management processes

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Aligning Performance for Success

    • Earning Trust

    • Customer Focus

    • Guiding Team Success

    • Building Talent

    • Driving for Results

    • Planning and Organizing

    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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