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  • Posted: Jul 19, 2021
    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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    Business Analyst: Compliance Training Analyst

    Job Summary

    • To provide advice and support in the development and implementation of area of specialisation planning and associated service delivery processes, methods and techniques; enabling the provision of sound learning and development services.
    • Analysing and understanding data to influence compliance training.
    • Analysing and assessing the results of compliance training to measure effectiveness and use this as an input into the compliance risk management training programme.

    Job Description

    Analytics; Measurement  and Reporting

    Learning Metrics and Data

    • Work with Instructional Designers, SME/Policy Custodians and Owners, to embed measurement tools and methods in the learning experience design to ensure that performance improvements can be tracked and presented back to business. 
    • Use the data to enhance current and future offerings.

    Learning Analytics

    • Research and gather global data and statistics to understand the learner environment for all learning experience solutions.
    • Support insights and guidance on the selection of appropriate formal, social and workplace experience environments for learning to inform the best design for various target audiences.

    Learning Impact Reporting

    • Support the update of existing learning solutions based on regular reviews reports from Learning Partners, SME/Policy custodian to ensure consistent learning solution alignment and relevance.
    • Assist in interpreting the results from all data analysed and contribute to the implementation of enhancements to existing learning assets.
    • Promote the use of interactive online solutions and services that provide learners with the information, tools and resources to support and enhance their learning experience.
    • Link the effectiveness of the training to related risk management information (such as internal and external risk events and losses)
    • Analyse the recorded DWBs to determine the need to adjust training for both policy and regulatory requirements.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Education, Training and Development (Required)

    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

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    Specialised Transactional Manager

    Job Summary

    • To plan, manage and monitor the implementation of area specific activities and processes in order to deliver on approved operational plans in an effective and efficient manner.

    Job Description

    The main purpose of the role is to interpret and manager transactional solutions to enable the execution and achievement of agreed business targets and ensure that performance is in line with the Transactional Solutions Regional strategy and objectives.

    Key Accountabilities:

    Process 

    • Define standard operating procedures (SOPs).
    • Monitor and report on progress against operational plans and adjust where required.
    • Plan for the effective implementation of value-added process improvements, initiatives and services to deliver on operational objectives.
    • Resolve problems within area of accountability with the necessary discretion and guidelines.
    • Lead and manage the Transactional Solutions team in the designated portfolio in the region
    • Coach and mentor the Transactional Solutions team through either working one on one with the team in the designated portfolio and ensure appropriate training is delivered to support staff development goals.
    • Assess team competencies, performance, efficiency and productivity through measurement and observation to ensure the team are aware of and capable of delivering their responsibilities.
    • Ensure availability of appropriate skills base in order to provide clients with Transactional solutions (products/service) through skills management and matching these skills with client environments.
    • Ensure the effective application of human resources and people management processes within operations to all the market environments (both internally and externally).
    • Continually review and measure team activities against targets, standards and service levels, agreeing and taking actions to improve capability and performance, so that the team achieves its maximum potential.
    • Ensure all HR processes, according to ABSA policies and procedures, are followed.
    • Lead and implement regional operational sales tactics and plans for the execution of strategy that is aligned with the Transactional Solutions regional strategic intent, with knowledge of the geographical drivers within portfolio.
    • Ensure close collaboration between Regional Transactional solutions team, product and segment stakeholders that will increase sales penetration levels and production volumes within portfolio.
    • Monitor pricing, margins and profitability within the applicable mandate for the Transactional Solutions portfolio.
    • Lead and implement and execute sales campaigns within the portfolio to boost sales in line with national and regional strategic intent.
    • Lead, Implement and monitor sales channel requirements in both the internal and external environment across all segments.
    • Implement the nationally agreed Customer Value Proposition and strategy and ensure client satisfaction targets are exceeded through random sampling of customer feedback through direct contact.
    • Contract and manage Service Level Agreements with all relevant stakeholders within portfolio.
    • Support the Regional Product Head through effective and accurate reporting on performance of operational team achievements of targets both through production volumes and margins.
    • Hold regular meetings with all managed staff in portfolio to gather feedback on opportunities and threats within all active environments and provide accurate reports through to Regional Product Head.
    • Provide reports to the Regional Product Head on market share growth and new business acquisition within the internal and external environment.
    • Co-ordinate, manage and communicate the Transactional Solutions budget process within the portfolio and investigate any deviations in expense and income management through consistent governance.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (e.g. Product, Segment, Operations, Absa Group Operations, etc.) to effectively co-ordinate the value chain thereby ensuring efficient transactional workflows and optimal client service delivery.
    • Ensure, monitor and enforce implementation of BPC requirements as well as changes in directives and that contracts and securities are generated within the agreed turn- around times between the BPC and the Fit for Processing centre.
    • Maintain a good understanding of all governance applicable to the Transactional Solutions area and have the ability to apply and coach the team on them.
    • Manage customer service delivery through the Transactional Solutions team in the portfolio and ensure that service level agreements and turnaround times are met and exceeded.

    Client/Customer 

    • Manage and contribute to a culture of customer service excellence that meets and exceeds exceptional service.
    • Plan, manage and monitor initiatives to ensure customer service excellence.

    Finance 

    • Manage, monitor and report on budget variances in order to maximise financial performance.
    • Optimize operational costs through implementing cost effective initiatives in daily operations through the proper use of resources and other channels of expense

    Learning and Growth 

    • Implement and manage workforce planning, recruitment, learning and development, performance management, reward and recognition and employee relations to ensure an optimal working environment.
    • Create an engaging, enabling and productive work climate aligned to the employee value proposition.
    • Interview, hire, train and develop subordinate staff in accordance with defined policies and objectives.
    • Ensure the creation and maintenance of an effective working climate and continual improvement of culture through proactively creating open communication channels and a comfortable working environment.
    • Implement and execute PD process and review PD plans, assess and make recommendations on employee performance.
    • Actively involved in succession planning, employee engagement, talent management and performance development through clearly defined communication channels and regular feedback sessions.

    Conduct

    • Plan, manage and monitor governance compliance processes in area of accountability in order to manage risks and expose liabilities

    Competencies:

    • Business Acumen
    • Inspirational People Leadership
    • Customer Orientation
    • Results Orientation
    • Collaboration and Influencing
    • Innovation Leadership
    • Change Leadership
    • Process Optimisation
    • Pan-African Citizen

    Minimum Requirements

    • B-degree in Business, Commerce and Management studies (NQF 7)
    • Minimum 5 years management experience
    • Minimum 5 years merchant acquiring and payments experience
    • Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status.

    General

    • The appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment Equity strategy.
    • There will be no referral payment plan with this requisition

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    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

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    Official Management Information

    Job Summary

    • Do you have a wide and diverse knowledge of computer systems, different architecture and technology? Why not join the Client Onboarding team as an Official Management Information? In this role you will perform analysis and programming duties in the development, implementation and support of information systems and applications. In this environment it is focused on the clear and precise development to enable business reporting as well as application support and development where needed. 
    • Ability to do Management information reporting as well as development and maintenance is key as it is not a pure programming or data analysis environment.
    • The team is currently migrating off of relational databases onto Hadoop and MongoDB environments as well as potentially moving into cloud environments.
    • They maintain an Angular application using the mean stack and we maintain the full stack in this environment integration with a number of Rest API’s used for integration to our sources as well as ODBC and JDBC for integration to other large data sources.
    • A wide and diverse knowledge of computer systems and different architecture and technology is needed. Especially around QlikView, Angular (Full Stack Developer) and Hadoop (SPARK, AMBARI, KAFKA)

    Job Description

    Key Accountabilities

    • Design, develop, document, analyze, create, test and modify computer systems, programs and integrations.
    • Design, develop, document, analyze, create, test and modify reporting and dashboards, and integrations to multiple sources of information.
    • Apply system-analyst techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine hardware, software or systems functional specifications
    • Arrange project requirements in programming sequence by analyzing requirements; preparing a work flow chart and diagram using knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, programming language, and logic.
    • Program the computer by encoding project requirements in computer language; entering coded information into the computer.
    • Analyze user information system needs.
    • Document the functionality and requirements.
    • Research, evaluate and recommend solutions and appropriate technology to meet user's needs.
    • Provides reference for use of prime and personal computers by writing and maintaining user documentation; maintaining a help desk.
    • Maintains computer systems and programming guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.    
    •  Develops and maintains applications and databases by evaluating client needs; analyzing requirements; developing software systems.
    • Develops and maintains reports and dashboards by evaluating client needs; analyzing requirements; developing the reports and maintain these as needed.

    Education and Experience Required

    • Associate's Degree in computer related discipline. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experience in systems design, programming and/or systems software and support.
    • 3 years developer experience in JavaScript, JQuery, Node, MongoDB, SPARK etc.
    • Database design/administration experience (Design, implementation, modification,
    • Proficient in writing fine-tuned Mongo queries, and working with big data in Hadoop
    • Ability to: Recognize and resolve system related problems; work independently and make necessary decisions throughout the systems process within department guidelines.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    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

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    Investment Specialist

    Job Summary

    • Absa Investment Management Services (AIMS) is seeking an Investment Specialist to form part and support their dynamic team professionals with a focus on products, funds and servicing our customers.
    • One would describe you as a highly analytical and creative problem solver who possesses strong project process management skills as well as solid financial acumen with the capacity to demonstrate knowledge of and insight into financial principles, processes and the proven ability to identify inconsistencies in data.

    Job Description

    • The Investment Specialist supports the end-to-end management of Products, Funds available on the Absa Investment Management Services platform an administrator of financial products. The specialist is expected to work closely with all the relevant AIMS departments. You will be utilizing your skills to produce and embedding specialised detailed reports for analysis and presenting to senior management. There is a need of applying the quantitative and qualitative ability with and proficiency computer program like office and other financial tools. Keeping abreast with regulatory and legislative changes in the industry. You will also be required to manage key internal legal, compliance, technology stakeholder and external stakeholders like of Insurers, Asset Managers and other stakeholders (providers of investment management services).

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    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

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    Senior Reward Specialist

    Job Summary

    • To provide advice and support in practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics; enabling the provision of specialist remuneration expertise.

    Job Description

    • Remuneration Strategy Execution: Contribute, in conjunction with the Group Remuneration Team, to the development of an appropriate Remuneration Strategy for the Group Implement within the Cluster, the Absa Group Limited Group Remuneration strategy, in line with the policies, procedures and Group Governance applicable from time to time by ensuring appropriate engagement of Remuneration by Line in the development of Remuneration programmes, and the implementation of effective monitoring and control frameworks Lead, with the Cluster Exco, the development of appropriate Remuneration frameworks within the context of the Group Strategy by translating the business strategy and objectives into a set of Remuneration initiatives/programmes to support this and to direct with the Head of HR and the Cluster CEO the appropriate customisation (where relevant) of Remuneration programmes established at Group Level, within the Cluster | Pay round: Lead the running and on-time execution of the annual Pay round review (fixed, short term and long term compensation) for the cluster up to senior management level, guiding the Cluster HR Head and CEO in the development and review of proposals for increases and Total Incentive awards, to ensure effective and well-governed implementation and embedding of the outcomes Develop, through the application of specialist reward methodologies, pool distribution and monitoring frameworks for Pay round, based on a range of factors such as business performance, risk performance, individual performance distribution, headcount changes and changes to the business operating model to enable the CEO to fairly and equitably distribute the cluster's TI pool. Provide specialist reward up skilling for the HR and Line Managers responsible for the decisions/recommendations in advance of the Pay round cycle commencement, to enable them to apply the Group's Pay round principles and to make recommendations in accordance with these, and within the available budget. Provide sophisticated and detailed data analytics and support to Cluster teams, including use and application of market data, performance metrics (individual and business), risk weighting/assessment in support of pool and individual allocations to enable them to make informed decisions regarding the allocation of the Payroll pool within their areas Prepare the documentation for (by extracting and analysing outcomes and trends) and assist the senior HRBP/HR Head in the facilitation of consistency reviews for senior employees in the Cluster. This involves complex multilateral analysis to facilitate the challenging of the Pay round decisions at the cluster level, and Requires a high degree of influencing and persuading skill to be able to drive fair outcomes for the Cluster at the senior level. Actively track and monitor spend/budget utilisation, including providing direction on the appropriate differentiation to optimise pool allocation within the scope of the Cluster's total pool The above accountabilities take place within exceptionally tight timeframes, and the outcomes at Cluster level are consolidated into a single view of Pay round, which is reviewed by the Group Executive Committee and is approved by the Group Remuneration Committee on behalf of the Board | Remuneration Benchmarking & MI: Train HR and line in the effective utilisation of market data as a decision support tool Lead the survey data matching and validation processes by HR for the Cluster, feeding into the Group Remuneration-led submission process. This requires a sound, expert knowledge of survey methodology and advanced knowledge of the cluster structure and roles to be able to ensure appropriate matching. The incumbent also needs to be familiar with job evaluation principles and apply these in the matching process to ensure high validity in the finalisation of the survey process. Select scope and manage custom/cluster-specific surveys and benchmarking exercises to measure and develop appropriate response to maintain market competitiveness. This involves properly scoping the market requirements and briefing the consultant to ensure a properly designed survey which is valid and methodologically sound. Own at Cluster level the development and maintenance of performance benchmarking dashboards (e.g. compensation ratios) in support of Cluster performance management and the Group Remuneration Variable Pay Frameworks Lead the design of, and provide an appropriately scoped, structured and validated remuneration and benefits Management Information to enable effective business decision making based on an anticipation of business needs and with a view to integrating with other sources of MI/other dashboards | Compensation Governance and Processes: Manage the Cluster-level Recruitment and Promotions Committee process, and appropriate escalation of hires requiring either Group Recruitment and Promotions Committee/Group Remuneration Committee to Group Remuneration Manage the Cluster out-of-cycle and promotional increase policy implementation, including reviews of appropriateness and the overall governance of the approval process Provided direction in and then co-ordinate and track non-standard remuneration arrangements (including sign-ons, guaranteed bonuses, retention payments) to ensure compliance with the Group Reward Policy and Governance standards Manage the process of valuing, reviewing, recommending and execution of share awards, including the necessary closure/finalisation though to actual confirmation of awards takes place with Group Share Plans in line with the prescribed timelines. This will also include ad-hoc awards to existing employees Direct the compensation-related aspects of S197 transfers, S189 terminations for operational requirements and other specific change initiatives or acquisitions/mergers/disposals .

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    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

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    Specialist Legal Recoveries On/Off Balance

    Job Summary

    • Risk management through cost effective recovery of outstanding debt exposures by monitoring and engaging in the business rescue process instructing 3rd party professional service providers and engaging with internal customers in the collections, recoveries, credit sanctioning, business support and business rescue environments.

    Job Description

    Accountability: Managing the assigned legal portfolio

    •  Formulate the appropriate recovery strategy to recover as much as possible and to mitigate any additional impairment requirements
    •  Instruct panel attorney to institute legal action against all liable parties and management of legal process until the matter is resolved
    •  Initiate, entertain and approve any negotiations or settlements proposals within personal discretion and refer to mandate official if outside personal mandate.
    •  Provide ongoing instructions to attorney inclusive of evidence required by court such as factual evidence, reconcilations and documentation
    •  Draw and submition of claim and documentation required in liquidations/sequestrations and deceased estates
    •  In liquidation/sequestration ensure that the liquidator is protecting the Bank¡¦s interest with regards to our assets, whether it is a vehicle, immovable property orany other.
    •  Assess the risk position by analysing the overall security position to ensure the correct level of impairment is raised.
    •  Perform financial and non-financial analysis on the client that will support and underpin the recovery strategy to be implemented for a particular group or customer
    •  Produce relevant management information and statistics as required. This includes reports to the Watchlist Committee if required.
    •  Manage bad debt exposures by taking daily legal recovery decisions and reviewing information from various systems and taking loss decisions accordingly.
    •  Report all risk and loss events as a result of fraud or error
    •  Monitor progress on defended/opposed matters in consultation with Group Legal and submit Form B.
    •  Engage with Team Leaders and higher levels on a matter to matter basis regarding complex matters.

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Law (Required)

    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

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    Senior Finance Manager: FDS - AFS Group

    Job Summary

    • This role will manage monthly reporting processes and the end-to-end planning processes from forecasting thought leadership, to planning, monitoring and evaluation throughout the annual financial calendar, this includes focus on business analysis and insights to providing business intelligence to inform and influence leadership decisions, all while reducing financial risk. The incumbent is expected to optimise the process efficiency and improvement. It will further include commercial financial modelling.
    • The Senior Manager: Finance partners with the CFO and is responsible for end-to-end financial management, including developing forward-thinking analysis, generating management reports, statutory compliance, scaling automated financial processes to crafting financial strategies aligned to business financial health and growth objectives within his/her function of the BU. The Senior Manager: Finance ensures that business makes sound financial decisions. 
    • The Senior Manager: Finance of the business enables achieving the operational objectives of the business by building an agile finance enablement to transform, to bring stewardship, financial integrity & insights to the current state of the business & its future possibilities to deliver on the new operating model and to achieve the business strategy objectives set by Absa Africa United for RBB.  The Senior Manager: Finance co-creates, build and run Finance capabilities required to lead to exponential growth and business effectiveness.

    Job Description

    Commercial Finance Execution Accountabilities: 

    • Responsible for tactical strategy and the navigation of multiple/complex leadership relevant across his/her function of the business unit.
    • Leveraging tactical and practice integration, accountable to optimise the function. Co-accountable with CFO and Executive Head for business growth and profitability.
    • Ensure that the CFO is appraised of key financial issues that need to be raised with executive leadership to enable integrity and timely management the BU.
    • Deliver on our Customer Promise by creating unprecedented, seamless experiences.
    • Embrace our distinctive brand aspiration and infuse in business.
    • Implementation and creating of global best operating practices.
    • Drive continuous process efficiency, financial rigor and controls. Pioneer and implement Finance best practices, digital solutions and effective change enablement. Build a scalable, digitally-led business.
    • Drive cost management objectives for function within the BU.
    • Contribute to functional strategy, create a shared purpose and identity for function; one family doing what’s ‘best for absa’.
    • Adopt an eco-system mandate: (geography, customer, channel and product) of business area.
    • Book of work contribution: Partner with leaders on financial decisions and implications of business strategies, investments, trade-offs, efficiency and scale initiatives, including process and systems transformation. Ensure alignment of core business with future business and technology changes and align vendor roadmaps to ensure the achievement thereof.
    • Accountable for ensuring an optimal and compliant control environment within business unit that appropriately balances risk appetites and customer demand with the need to grow to achieve the financial ambitions and balance sheet aspirations of RBB.
    • Lead all aspects of the core finance processes for RBB Finance (annual planning, forecasting, spend trajectory and reporting), and partner with the business leaders to evaluate the productivity of operations, enable wise resource allocation, and drive intelligent scenario planning.
    • Stimulate a leadership context of solid understanding of the markets/segments/customers/products to help drive financial growth, performs product and customer profitability analysis to assist with business decisions. Build
    • capability to partner with business to identify opportunities to utilise relevant solutions to innovate new products and services with the intent of driving customer value and revenue.
    • Whenever necessary, participate in negotiations with partners as well as suppliers or contractors within appropriate role scope.
    • Foster strong relationships with business units by establishing a customer service culture within the commercial finance team.
    • Influence integration of Treasury, Risk, and Finance from a BU perspective.
    • Influence the build of a leading global payments hub, where applicable.
    • Maintain stewardship and excellence which drives performance and sustainable growth through preservation of financial integrity.
    • Leverage BU to help shape society by developing innovative solutions to societal challenges; and expand and augment existing capabilities.
    • Integrate oversight of BCM & cybersecurity strategy for BU into Finance execution.

    Financial Reporting Accountabilities:

    • Partner with leaders to define, optimize and monitor progress on their strategic agenda, short-term and long-term plans and investments, operational success metrics, efficiencies, risks and mitigations.
    • Seek advanced modelling and analysis capability to provide actionable intelligence, beyond data within the function.
    • Develop finance narratives and insights driving business; and build pioneering new propositions.
    • Ensure appropriate, quality and timeous delivery of accurate financial and non-financial management information to support business objectives and expectations, including appropriate financial and non-financial metrics, valid and insightful comments and packaging the information in a relevant and appropriate manner.
    • Deliver reporting reflecting deep commercial, holistic understanding, coherency, clarity, and contextualisation. Tell the story with passion and conviction.
    • Provide thought-leadership, insight, influence and challenge on evolving stakeholder information requirements and reporting processes to deliver analytics.
    • Drive the stakeholder engagement and processes around month-end, year-end and planning cycles across the RBB.  Prepare for all cycles in advance and ensure adequate engagement with the relevant finance and BU teams.
    • Integrate the production of regular, high quality, standardised financial and non-financial reporting and analytics to Business and Finance.  

    People Investment Accountabilities:

    • Coach, inspire, engage, mentor and develop finance and business savvy leaders.
    • Play to our A-Game culture of Culture of inclusivity, diversity, entrepreneurship, and ownership.
    • People Promise will be integral to our business. Focus on Finance skills development and succession.
    • Integrate Big Data and Advanced Analytics into the core of our business.
    • Develop specialised Finance skills to support mergers and acquisitions, and partnership capabilities to drive opportunity.
    • Provide thought leadership to the industry and aim to create industry benchmark standards.
    • Be an enabler of capabilities, talent and service level to fulfil business and functional responsibilities in an innovative efficient manner.
    • Lead the Finance team in obtaining a holistic view of RBB, whilst ensuring that each direct report maintains an in-depth understanding of his/her own functional area.
    • Regularly engage with the other finance and BU teams regarding the process surrounding demand management, ensuring that adequate controls are in place to ensure effective utilisation of the Finance team’s resources.
    • Embed the correct governance and control frameworks across the Finance team, as well as for proactively addressing any deficiencies and exceptions.
    • Build BU leadership capability by influencing deep understanding of income statement, balance sheet, margin returns, variance analysis, capital and liquidity requirements, revenues, assets, liabilities and capital, expenses, headcount analytics and other key ratios through relevant engagement. Hold BU managers accountable for ensuring adaptability of the team to changes in external regulatory requirements and business performance outlook.

    Education

    • Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications: Financial Sciences (Required)

    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

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    Java Developer

    Job Summary

    • Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

    Job Description

    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

    • 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

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    Full Stack Engineer Cloud

    Job Summary

    • Build high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications & build capability in others to do the same. This includes but is not limited to applying critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve complex technical problems (Front End, Back End and Integration) with high quality solutions & leading all phases of the development lifecycle to deliver.

    Job Description

    DevOps

    •  Apply critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve complex technical problems (Front End, Back End and Integration) with high quality solutions
    •  Contribute to and in some cases lead all phases of the development lifecycle including e.g. design process
    •  Determine operational feasibility of solutions by evaluating analysis, problem definition, business requirements, solution development and proposed solutions
    •  Develop high quality software / application design and architecture in a test driven & domain driven / cross domain environment
    •  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
    •  Create & Maintain Sophisticated CI / CD Pipelines (authoring & supporting CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins / Azure Devops or similar tools and deploy to multi-site environments – supporting and managing your applications all the way to production)
    •  Use & configure modern observability techniques to provide a deeper understanding of the application. To do this, leverage e.g. aggregated logging via ELK stack, metrics via Prometheus / Grafana / NewRelic and distributed tracing like Zipkin/Jaeger etc.
    •  Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting e.g. Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes
    •  Debug existing source code and polish feature sets.
    •  Work with guilds and other technical SME’s to improve and evolve technical products and services
    •  Apply unit testing frameworks and perform integration, validation and verification testing (apply knowledge of stubbing tools e.g. wiremock, hoverfly etc.)
    •  Apply version control and related concepts and techniques
    •  Align all application development & development process to Group Architecture, Security & Infrastructure guidelines
    •  Work with 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 e.g. scripting languages, containerization etc.
    •  Contribute to the design & evolution of Group Architecture, Infrastructure & associated technical standards for the organization

    People
     Coach & mentor other engineers

    •  Conduct peer reviews, testing, problem solving within and across the broader team
    •  Provide technical subject matter expertise and support in the attraction and recruitment of Product Engineers for the organization
    •  Participate as a subject matter expert in the development & development planning of the broader product engineering team
    •  Support the people change teams in the design of adoption processes (Customer, Employee & 3rd Party Adoption)

    Risk & Governance

    •  Identify technical risks and mitigate these (pre, during & post deployment)
    •  Update / Design all application documentation aligned to the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks
    •  Create business cases & solution specifications for various governance processes (e.g. CTO approvals)
    •  Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents
    •  Deliver on time & on budget (always)

    Education

    • 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

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    Solution Architect

    Job Summary

    • Drive the design and delivery of complex fit for purpose, business strategy-aligned, high impact, cross domain technology solution blueprints & associated solutions & build architectural capability in Dev teams across an estate.

    Job Description

    Architecture

    •  Leverage a solid & deep understanding of the organization strategy to identify, design & deliver relevant, scalable, testable, re-usable technology solutions
    •  Work in collaboration with delivery teams to independently analyse customer requirements & varying business capabilities & leverage analysis to identify & accurately spec / frame ‘the complex business problems we are aiming to solve’ with each solution design or solution evolution
    •  Through the above processes, leverage emotional, social & business / commercial quotient to understand consumers and the broader range of stakeholders, their opinions & perspectives and reconcile these within the solution designs (negotiation skills and dealing with complex and divergent stakeholder opinions are a must)
    •  Leverage expertise in analytical & creative problem solving to synthesise a solution design (build a solution from its components) beyond the analysis of the problem
    •  Lead design thinking processes to successfully deliver solution blueprints & associated roadmaps
    •  Create end to end solution blueprints & ensure these can be implemented across all phases of the initiative life-cycle (ideation through to product launch & commercialization)
    •  Design & or contribute to the design & implementation of detailed feasibilities & business cases
    •  Leverage a strong engineering background to make the right choices in solution design – this knowledge includes but is not limited to: domain driven design, loosely coupled integration, microservices and other modern software design practices
    •  The above extends to identifying the best fit tools to be used for a particular solution, understanding those that would not be a good choice and leveraging researching skills to pivot towards something better
    •  Assume ‘one stop’ shop accountability for solution blueprint design & delivery decisions within an organization based on the above
    •  Work with project / program management teams to design solution roadmaps aligned to the strategic requirements of an organization and through which the solution can be implemented across all phases of the initiative life-cycle (ideation through to product launch and commercialization)
    •  Work embedded, as part of a delivery team, to ensure the successful design & implementation of solution blueprints
    •  Ensure that the detail of the solution (across all architecture domains) is accurate to the implementation of the initiative, true to the bank’s architectural principles/preferences, implementable by the different teams involved in the solution
    •  Work as part of embedded delivery teams to conduct solution reviews, code reviews, testing and other disciplines associated with solution design & delivery
    •  Attend various Group & Business specific architectural design forums and present solution designs and detailed business cases for approval
    •  Leverage synthesis & creative problem skills to identify risk (impending danger & challenges) and work with a cross functional group of stakeholders across the value chain for support & direction
    •  Conduct solution reviews against defined customer metrics and ensure the ongoing achievement of business results through solution implementation
    •  Ensure a solid understanding of emerging & evolving architectural principles and hold one stop shop accountability for the evolution of solutions in alignment with these principles (where it makes sense to do so)
    •  Build architectural capability across delivery teams in a business to ensure ongoing evolution of skills in solution delivery
    •  Contribute to the architecture body of knowledge
    •  Contribute to the design & evolution of architectural principles and preferences

    People

    •  Participate in peer reviews (code, solution, testing etc.) and transfer knowledge and capability across delivery teams for improved solutioning & evolving architectural practices
    •  Set & Cascade solution direction across technology delivery teams
    •  Build & evolve the architectural capability of Delivery teams across the business – through active coaching & information / knowledge sharing
    •  As an SME, support the proactive attraction, recruitment, development, & retention of strong technology teams across an estate
    •  Leverage and embed agile practices in delivery teams and work to build strong self-directed, high performance teams through agile working practices (including daily, weekly, etc. sprint routines, regular & honest feedback etc.)

    Financial & Vendor Management, Risk & Governance

    •  Carry the ‘one stop shop’ accountability for all risk associated with solution design (from ideation to deployment)
    •  Apply the organization risk & governance frameworks
    •  Ensure solution design alignment to Group guidelines & ensure solutions are sustainable for the enterprise
    •  Proactively involve / engage chapter & guild leads in solution decision making, applying an enterprise wide lens to product & service development
    •  Ensure solution design alignment to regulatory requirements and continuously update knowledge on regulatory requirements for the successful design of new & evolution of existing solutions
    •  Deliver on time & on budget (always)

    Education

    • 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

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    Specialist Salesforce Developer

    Job Summary

    • Apply critical thinking & problem solving skills to contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle & quickly produce well-organised, optimized, and documented source code to deliver high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

    Job Description

    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

    • 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

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    Specialist QA Engineer

    Job Summary

    • Design automation testing plans and develop automation test scripts for multiple technical products / services (pre, during & post deployment) in both ‘Run & Change’ contexts and align to chosen application testing frameworks & guidelines. Testing may apply to all or a combination of the following front-end, back-end, integration, performance, scalability and regression testing of solutions. This entails full responsibility for ensuring products are protected through quantifiable test coverage & metrics.

    Job Description

    Accountability:
    QA Engineering

    •  Proactively contribute & participate in the full solution development lifecycle as a member of a squad / multiple squads as an QA automation specialist engineer
    •  Actively participate in daily Scrum and project planning meetings.
    •  Participate and analyze test automation requirements during the requirements analysis phase of technical product & service development, maintenance & optimization (across tribes & squads) – using design specifications and technical documentation (e.g. Business Briefs, User Stories, Architecture & Integration documentation)
    •  Prepare QA & Automation testing documentation (planning, design, execution and sustainability)
    •  Develop automation test plans
    •  Develop and execute automated test scripts using various technologies (automated scripts, test harnesses, SQL scripts etc.)
    •  Perform various types of automation testing (regression, integration, black box, scalability)
    •  Evaluate automated test cases and analyse & report results
    •  Facilitate test plan / case reviews within squads
    •  Work with product engineers to evaluate software / solution quality & provide recommendations for improvement / enhancement
    •  Contribute to the design and selection of testing frameworks for business applications
    •  Deliver all automation & technical testing deliverables on time (always)
    •  Provide the required project / scrum related information / feedback on deliverables (e.g. progress, tracking, quality etc.)
    •  Conduct performance monitoring on applications / components of applications for which you’ve designed and executed test scripts / plans
    •  Produce quality and testing outcome metrics and reports


    DevOps

    •  Follow engineering best practices and continuously improve on engineering knowledge to successfully shift our QA capability forward
    •  Leverage coding language understanding & expertise to deploy testing requirements for specific products / services
    •  Understand the full technical solution that is being tested – show interest and capability to run the technical solution & the ability to test the viability of the code being developed
    •  Shift from testing features to supporting & being accountable for full product delivery


    Risk & Governance

    •  Ensure compliance with technical risk and governance requirements
    •  Ensure work is compliant with automation testing frameworks and standards
    •  Proactively identify and communicate risks ahead of need
    •  Participate in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Incident Management processes as required and implement mitigating actions

    People
     Participate in peer reviews & continuously develop automation testing awareness & capability across squads

    Education and experience required

    •  B-Degree or equivalent technical qualification
    •  Currently working as a Developer and has access to test Automation preferred

     Solutions Architecture skills advantageous

    •  Experience within the Banking Sector
    •  Experience with performance engineering and load testing is a huge plus.
    •  Experience & expertise (Basic) in coding languages such as Java, C# and some experience- in software engineering / development
    •  Well versed in web services paradigms such as REST and protocols such as HTTP.
    •  Experience working on web applications and/or web-based technologies.
    •  Proficient in multiple forms of test approaches for application testing including functional, cross-browser compatibility, mobile, web service, and integration testing etc..
    •  Proficient in UNIX/Linux environments and shell scripting.
    •  Proficient in basic SQL operations such as joins and views.
    •  Experience with SOAP, REST, RPC or other client-server API testing.
    •  Experience in TFS, JIRA, and Confluence a plus.
    •  Experience in Git or other source code management systems.
    •  Comfortable in AGILE development environments and cross-functional team structures.
    •  Experience with end-to-end SDLC, testing methodologies and test phases, including unit, assembly, system, integration, regression testing.
    •  Strong work ethic and integrity.
    •  Strong analytical abilities, troubleshooting skills, and attention to detail.
    •  Demonstrated ability aptitude in logical and analytical thinking, as well as display strong problem solving skills.
    •  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent work experience


    Competencies: (Maximum of 8 competencies)

    •  Examining Information
    •  Interpreting Data
    •  Developing Expertise
    •  Challenging Ideas
    •  Showing Composure
    •  Meeting Timescales
    •  Producing Output
    •  Taking Action
       

    Education

    • 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

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

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