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  • Posted: Jul 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Tribe Manager Support

    Job Summary

    Provide design & delivery support for technical strategy & operational planning, design & process engineering, resourcing, execution, business performance management & monitoring processes across technical product & service tribes in an estate. This includes but is not limited to:
    •    Communications
    •    Ideation & Design thinking
    •    Event Management
    •    People & Change Management
    •    Resource & Delivery Management
    •    Reporting & Analytics
    •    Financial Process Coordination
    Job Description


    Strategy & Business Planning Support

    • Leverage business area knowledge & expertise to design & package outputs related to all strategy & business planning processes including reviews for multiple stakeholder groups
    • Support the Tribe Support lead in the design and planning of all Strategy & Business Planning Processes upport the coordination of business planning & business performance review processes including e.g. venue, agenda’s, output management, input management
    • Collate & coordinate business performance review trackers & reporting (monthly, quarterly, annually)
    • Create a document / knowledge management system for all business planning processes (reports, reviews, decks, processes, templates etc.) for ongoing continuous improvement


    • Develop & implement an integrated communications plan for the business area
    • Work in collaboration with various functional leads to design & draft multiple communications (multimedia campaigns e.g. townhalls, newsletters, leader one on ones, leader key messages, leader story telling / narrative etc.) aligned to the communications plan across the estate (customers & employee orientated communications)
    • Lead the activation of all communication processes across the estate
    • Evaluate and continuously improve the impact of communications processes across the estate
    • Ensure strong communications & change management alignment across the estate
    • Stay ahead of best practice on estate wide communications & communications trends (e.g. digitized communications, graphic illustration etc.)

    Resource & Delivery Management

    • Consolidate project deliverables and interdependencies across tribes
    • Identify release & delivery risks across tribes
    • Act as a point of escalation & resolution for Scrum Masters as required in respect to delivery risk
    • Coordinate appropriate delivery & release communications across tribes and squads where required
    • Manage & track the integrated resource plan across identified tribes & squad.
    • Identify resource implications & mitigate against these based on delivery requirements across tribes and squads (contingency, leave etc.)
    • Manage & update resource management systems across identified tribes and squads
    • In partnership with the People function & Line, successfully manage the resourcing process for tribes and squads

    People & Change Management

    • Coordinate large scale change programs across the estate
    • Act as change coach & mentor across the business areas (small, medium & large scale)
    • Develop change management plans for all planned change orientated activity (across the value chain e.g. suppliers, employees, customers etc.)
    • In partnership with the functional leads and the people function, design & facilitate strategic change processes for the continued transformation of the business area
    • Support all the people value chain processes including but not limited to: Resourcing, development, Performance, Talent
    • Support includes but is not limited to: Coordination of various people process inputs by tribe leaders,scrum masters and broader squad team members, identification of people risks, consolidation & tracking of plans & insights, coaching & mentoring, team problem solving (leveraging design thinking).

    Financial, Risk & Governance Process Coordination

    • Support the implementation & management of financial, risk & governance processes for the business area e.g. budget management & reporting, internal / external, audit implementation & project management
    • Lead the project management of various risk, finance & governance processes & issues resolution e.g. audit finding closure, governance / risk forum meetings, minutes and administration etc.
    • Act as a point of escalation for all payments / other financial processing for the area and or facilitate payments processing with Key Centres of Enablement (where required to do so)
    • Maintain & communicate policies and procedures related to all financial, risk & governance processes across the estate & proactively monitor compliance

    Reporting & Analytics

    • Act as the custodian for all reporting & analytics tools across tribes and squad
    • Develop & standardize appropriate reporting & analytics tools for multiple stakeholder groups
    • Coordinate and complete all reporting (monthly, quarterly, annually)
    • Leverage reporting to drive insights and strategic action across the business.

    Design Thinking & Ideation

    • Evaluate existing organization wide business processes for continuous improvement and suggest changes (e.g. automation opportunities etc.)
    • Lead the process engineering efforts across the business area (policies, practices)
    • Design design thinking & ideation workshops, incubators and accelerators on behalf of the business leaders
    • Lead and facilitate design thinking and ideation processes across the estate
    • Stay ahead of design thinking practices as well as business specific knowledge to enable relevant and outcomes based design thinking outputs

    Education and experience required

    • B-degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Finance, Banking or Risk
    • Exposure to strategy setting approache
    • Five (5) years’ experience in the Financial Services industry
    • Three (3-5) years’ experience in client relationship management
    • Preferred / Advantage Three (3) years’ experience in dealing with complex and multiple stakeholder groups
    • Experience in working with & within an Agile team / teams including a
    • Agile certification
    • Design thinking certification
    • Experience in process improvement / enhancement
    • Proven track record in reporting, dashboarding & analytics including tools for a large functional area
    • Proven track record in coaching, mentoring & managing people related processes
    • Expertise in working within a technology organization with clear understanding of roles and functions across technology
    • Some experience in Systems Design & Development.
    • Expertise in Risk Management, Governance, Compliance & Business Continuity Management & Disaster Recovery.

    Competencies: (Maximum of 8 competencies)

    • Generating Ideas
    • Taking Action
    • Making Decisions
    • Managing Task
    • Examining Information
    • Establishing Rapport
    • Embracing Change
    • Pursuing Goals


    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

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

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