JOB OPPORTUNITY: APPLICATIONS MANAGER

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Job Opportunity: TECHNICAL ACCOUNT MANAGER
March 20, 2019
EA
JOB OPPORTUNITY: ENTERPRISE ARCHITECT
April 8, 2019
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Our client in the Financial Service industry has a permanent vacancy for an Applications Manager – Collaboration & Web Content Management

Location: Head Office, Pretoria

 

If interested, please forward CV’s to:

pamela@shide.co.za

Tel:  021 906 3705 | 021 903 2324

 

 

Brief description

The main purpose of this position is to manage and coordinate resources in support of current operations and delivery of new information technology (IT) solutions for a designated area

 

Detailed description

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas:

  • Take responsibility for operational planning by developing short-term work plans in line with the Business Systems and Technology Department (BSTD) strategy and business plans, and communicate section activities
  • Manage and improve workflow and the application of processes, procedures and systems
  • Make suggestions for refining policies, processes and systems, and improve alignment with related divisional processes and systems
  • Manage and facilitate the delivery of section-specific outputs, including timeous delivery of projects and readiness of solutions to transition into operations
  • Optimise section resource use, allocate work and manage the accountability of resources, and provide input into cost management
  • Manage stakeholder relationships to ensure timely delivery of quality IT solutions, according to business requirement specifications
  • Identify gaps and inefficiencies (including governance, management of risks and audit findings) within the section and take specific actions for the implementation of improvements
  • Manage, monitor, evaluate and report on the quality, turnaround and impact of section deliverables
  • Encourage a performance culture in the section, define performance expectations and conduct effective performance management of direct reports
  • Drive priority development for employees by promoting and supporting career management and development of direct reports
  • Drive innovation and bring on necessary changes to improve application processes and systems to align with global best practices

 

Job requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates must be in possession of:

  • Honours degree or an equivalent qualification
  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in IT, with two to three years’ management experience

 

Additional requirements include

  • Leading digital transformation
  • Web and Mobile content management
  • Experience in creating a consistent on-channel strategy for a customer/stakeholder
  • Experience in implementing or managing digital experience platform teams (Adobe, Sitecore, IBM or liferay)
  • Industry, organisational & business awareness knowledge and skill
  • Quality Assurance knowledge and skill
  • Continuous improvement knowledge and skill
  • Continued learning and/or professional development knowledge and skill
  • System Development Life Cycle
  • Technical background in appropriate area (e.g. IT development, infrastructure, integration)
  • Project Management
  • General Management skills