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  • Posted: Jul 27, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    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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    Personal Assistant

    Job Summary

    To deliver secretarial, general office and administrative support services to manager(s) and or team(s) through the execution of predefined objectives as per agreed standard operating procedures (SOPs).

    Job Description

    • Administrative Activities: Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
    • Dealing with Stakeholders: Taking responsibility for managing the expectations of stakeholders
    • Quality Assurance: Maintain a desired level of quality in a service or product, especially by means of attention to every stage of the process of delivery or production
    • Meeting deadlines: Completes tasks timeously
    • Verifying Information: Check different types of information for accuracy and inconsistency


    Education
    Higher Certificate

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    Coordinator Tribe Support

    Job Summary
    Provide general & specialist administration & coordination expertise & delivery for all Tribe Support Functions across the technical estate:

    • Financial, Office & Team Administration
    • Event Administration
    • Customer (internal & external query management & Resolution)
    • Project / Programme / Agile Administration
    • Document Management
       

    Job Description
    Financial, Office & Team Administration

    • Coordinate & manage team diaries and schedules
    • Implement & maintain office & team administration systems including (but not limited to) e.g. meeting minutes, agenda’s, customer interactions, complaints & solutions, leave schedules, critical milestones and delivery dates, templates and tools etc.
    • Coordinate & manage all team logistics e.g. travel, meetings, catering etc.
    • Manage all incoming / outgoing communications & requests and mitigate risk across tribes & squads
    • Coordinate & manage all office supplies & equipment (on time & on budget) – including asset management of key assets across the team
    • Act as the point of coordination for key business requirements – ensuring all requirements are met by teams e.g. attendance at key forums / events, escalations to line on e.g. compliance training etc.
    • Coordinate and manage all team information e.g. contact lists, emergency contacts etc.
    • Coordinate all invoicing, payments & expenses across the business
    • Track and manage all incoming & outgoing payments & receipts (overspend / underspend) and ensure resolution
    • Coordinate all people related administration e.g. onboarding, recruitment processes, resource management etc.
    • Ensure all administration compliance to organization policies and procedures e.g. procurement, telephone, contracting etc.
    • Implement, monitor & maintain document management systems and processes
    • Monitor & maintain all business process related systems e.g. trackers, resource management systems etc. in partnership with tribe leads and their teams

    Event Administration

    • Work in partnership with the broader Tribe Support team to provide all project administration support for large events and or meetings, accelerators, design thinking sessions, incubators (manage schedules, delivery timeframes etc.)
    • Identify event requirements and proactively identify event solutions
    • Operationalise all event requirements (coordinate, manage & or design & implement various components of these) e.g. venue set up, décor, invitations and planning etc.
    • Coordinate & manage logistics for meetings and events e.g. interact with internal & external stakeholders and providers to arrange venues, equipment, refreshments etc.

    Communication

    • Manage the administration of the integrated communication & change plans across the business area
    • Prepare & or support the preparation of confidential reports, responses and presentations including coordinating & managing timelines to completion of the broader team providing inputs
    • Support the communication requirements across tribes and squads e.g. new announcements, launches, change management activities etc.
       

    Customer & Team (internal / external query management & resolution)

    • Identify & escalate critical customer / team internal / external queries and resolutions
    • Track and monitor critical customer / team requests, issues and concerns resolution
       

    Education
    National Certificate: Information Technology

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    Product Engineer - .Net – Cash

    Job Description
    Accountability:
    DevOps

    • Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve technical problems (Front End, Back End OR Middleware) with high quality solutions
    • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle including
    • Evaluate analysis, problem definition, business requirements, solution development & provide recommendations to enable the operational feasibility of solutions
    • Quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver technical solutions
    • Ensure designs & solutions support the technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience
    • Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
    • Support the development of CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins / similar tools and deploying to multi-site Kubernetes environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
    • Use & configure modern observability techniques leveraging e.g. aggregated logging via ELK stack, metrics via Prometheus / Grafana / NewRElic and tracing using Zipkin/Jaeger
    • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes
    • Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
    • Work with integrated teams and other developers to improve and evolve technical products and services
    • Align all application development & development process to Group Architecture & Infrastructure guidelines
    • Provide input into project & program teams (when required) to plan & manage the development lifecycle e.g. releases, risk management, testing, integration etc.
    • Conduct reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimization and maintenance on applications
    • Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technologies and development practices and continuously evolve existing knowledge & skill in preparation for cross domain and other experiences e.g. Secure Side, Testing, Infrastructure solutions etc.
       

    People

    • Conduct peer reviews, testing, problem solving within and across the broader team
    • Support the people change teams in the development of user material (Customer, Employee & 3rd Party Adoption)
       

    Risk & Governance
     

    • Identify technical risks and mitigate these (pre, during & post release)
    • Update / Design all application documentation aligned to the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks

    Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents

    Education And Experience Required

    • 3-8 years + experience
    • Vendor Management exp.
    • SQL exp.
    • Relevant B-Degree in Computer Science preferred but not essential if minimum requirements of experience & practical application in the following is evident:
       
      • Automation
      • Messaging
      • Integration
      • Solutioning
      • SSL Security
      • CI/CD etc.
    • Experience working in an agile environment
    • Excellent communication, analytical skills and decision making ability in collaborative environments
    • Excellent understanding of specific coding / scripting languages e.g. Java, C#, Python, Perl, JavaScript
    • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Design and ability to properly apply general design patterns and paradigms
    • Experience with test-driven development and domain driven design
    • Solid understanding of messaging protocols and web services like SOAP and REST
    • Experience with open-source relational databases
    • Knowledge of application server containers: Tomcat, Jetty, JBoss, NodeJS, IIS, .Net Core etc.
    • Good understanding of frameworks and libraries like JavaScript, jQuery, TypeScript, HTML, CSS
    • Experience with CI / CD tools (like Jenkins, Bamboo, TFS, Azure Devops) and Artifact Management (preferably Nexus),
    • Ability to create and maintain sophisticated CI / CD pipelines
    • Strong understanding of version control and related concepts and techniques, particularly Git
    • Experience with appropriate unit testing framework(s)
    • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills.
    • Comfortable with stubbing tools like wiremock and/or hoverfly
    • Experience with scripting languages like Bash and/or Python
    • Experience with Cloud platforms e.g. Azure, AWS & Google Cloud Platform
    • Familiar with OAuth, Open Connect ID and SAML, preferably with an understanding of AD / LDAP / Kerberos
    • Familiar with Containerisation technologies like Docker & or orchestrators like Kubernetes
       

    Competencies: (Maximum of 8 competencies)

    • Team Working
    • Interpreting Data
    • Meeting Timescales
    • Taking Action
    • Producing Output
    • Checking Things
    • Following Procedures
    • Adopting Practical Approaches
       

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

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    Procurement Manager: CVM, Transformation and Change Communication

    The Job

    We have an opportunity for a Senior Procurement Manager to work with the Group Chief Procurement Officer and Business Executives on major Strategic Procurement and Operational Sourcing initiatives in RBB.

    The main objective of this role is to deliver strategic sourcing initiatives by:

    1. Translating strategy and business requirements into executable projects by
    2. Driving execution,
    3. Removing road blocks,
    4. Coaching and guiding team and business stakeholders on deriving commercial value,
    5. Performing the function of a specialist pre-contracting and post contracting procurement value chain service within the Customer Value Management, Communications, Transformation and Change and Virtual Channels clusters of RBB.

    Specialist knowledge and/or experience required:

    • Detailed knowledge of the characteristics of Alternative Value Partnering approaches, Customer Value Management systems, Marketing and Communications, Mobile Services and Transformation Technologies for Banking Systems procured.
    • Experience authoring, administering, negotiating, initiating and terminating contracts with regards to  Banking Value Chain.
    • Detailed knowledge of Supplier Relationship Management practices
    • Exposure to and Knowledge of Banking Systems and Technologies
    • Knowledge of planning, scheduling, and project/deal control.
    • Work closely with the Category Heads to ensure sourcing projects are informed by and aligned to category strategies.
    • Craft deal memos which succinctly and articulate the commercial deal and contract commitments to facilitate timely business approvals.
    • Provide analysis, guidance, and assistance on a variety of Procurement requirements within RBB.
    • Intermediate knowledge is required a of all Microsoft desktop applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    Specialist skills required:

    • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously with a high level attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines.
    • Excellent team building skills with the ability to work independently and with others.
    • Demonstrated ability to clearly & concisely convey information through verbal communication.
    • Demonstrated competency in creating clear and concise written documentation that fully summarises all aspects of a procurement transaction
    • Skill in interpersonal relations.

    Method of Application

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