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MANAGER: APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT (ICT)

Company AVBOB
Reference # ICT
Published 04/07/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Avbob, the leading Funeral Service provider, has a dynamic vacancy for a position within the ICT Division.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Financial Services,Funeral Service,Information Technology,Insurance
Specification
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE POSITION:
Manage the development and deployment of new application, systems software and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the organisation
Ensure that development projects meet business requirements
Collaborate with Business Analyst, Developers and System owners in the testing of new software programs and applications
Manage and provide direction for the Application and Development team in support of business applications
Review and analyse existing applications’ effectiveness and efficiency and develop strategies for improving or leveraging these systems
Research and make recommendations on software products and services in support of procurement and development efforts
Co-ordinate feasible studies for software and system products under consideration for purchase, and give advice based on findings
Prioritise projects assigned to the Application and Development team
Responsible for the Development lifecycle of the Group’s software systems, including gathering requirements, database, management, software development, testing , implementation, user follow up, support and project management
Develop and implement change control processes for the development team to follow
Provides ad-hoc reporting and decision support required for management decision processes
Makes technology decisions that affect Software Development.
Works on special IT projects as and when required
Assist with the planning and development of the overall ICT strategic planning to ensure operational business needs are met across the Group
Requirements
QUALIFICATION FOR THE POSITION:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology and related fields
Information Technology certifications such as ITIL

EXPERIENCE NEEDED FOR THE POSITION:
10-15 Years Application Development experience.
At least 5 years Application Development Management experience
Good problem solving and analytical skills.
Understanding, Business/System Analyst area of knowledge.
Good understanding of SDLC conceptual model.
High level understanding of budgeting and cost control.
Intermediate level of strategic planning and objectives.
Maintaining standards and policies.
•Communicating.
•Controlling.
•Co-ordinating.
•Decision making.
•Delegating.
•Leadership.
•Motivating.
•Objective setting.
•Planning and prioritising.
•Project management.
•Assertive, Conflict Management, Handling negative behaviour.
•Interpersonal Skills.



Job Closing Date 31/08/2018
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