South Africa

Manager: ICT Applications and Projects

Company South African Civil Aviation Authority
Reference # Manager: ICT Applications and Projects
Published 09/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
The post holder will be responsible for the Management and Implementation of innovative solutions that advance’s the mandate of the SACAA and brings about convenience to the Aviation Industry. Manage the SACAA Modernization Projects; Advise business units on the fit for purpose technologies to their business needs.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Aviation
Business Solution Delivery

Identifying business needs and conduct the costs benefits analysis of implementing a business solution.
Oversee the evaluation and improvement of business processes
Oversee the delivering Business Solutions to agreed quality, time and cost scales.
Oversee well-tested and quality assured Business Solutions
Identify problems and address them with sufficient lead-time to avert crises.

System Maintenance and Support

Oversee the provision of efficient system maintenance and support
Resolution of production issues
Responding to system problems, end-user queries and maintenance requests.
Providing systems training to staff and customers
Planning and implementing software version upgrade releases

Liaison and Coordination

Overseeing architectural design and integration content management, portals, collaboration, business process or other solutions;
Liaise with external companies/contractors/suppliers and internal clients to coordinate services and future options.
Work with users to interpret requirements for application enhancements and creation.
Coordinate development efforts with technical staff.

Supplier Contract Management

Oversee the management of SLAs with Vendors and Business Process owners;
Ensure that the contracts/SLAs are in place and up-to-date and responsive to the needs of SACAA
Manage suppliers within the required SLA to ensure alignment with organisation

Management of Subordinates

Ensure appointment and retention of competent staff and the management of their key performance areas to achieve their agreed objectives.
Manage staff within the complexity of skill set and skills shortages within the IT sector. Motivate and couching of the IT personnel.
Identify capacity requirements and address them.

ICT Project Management

Manage ICT Projects and oversee the adherence to the adopted Project Management Methodology.
Develop and implement ICT Project Governance Model, architecture and standards.
Develop quality assurance and compliance model of information Systems Applications.
Develop and manage system development strategy to improve business processes for the SACAA.


National Diploma in Information Technology /Business Management or related qualification.

Ideal Qualification : Bachelor’s Degree or Post Graduate qualification in IT/Engineering/Business Management,
Project Management will be an added advantage. PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification will be preferred.

10 Years Experience in ICT Project Management
5 Years Experience in Management of System Development Projects
5 Years Experience in Management of Service Providers in implementing ICT Projects
7 years Experience in Management of ICT Applications post implementation

All SACAA appointments are subject to S98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009 and all successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting.
Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates in line with Employment Equity Targets.
If you have not heard from us within 90 days after the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.

Job Closing Date 23/07/2021
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