AVBOB ICT Manager - Application Development Jobs in South Africa

AVBOB ICT Manager - Application Development Jobs in South Africa


Introduction

  • AVBOB, Africa’s Largest Mutual Assurance Society Providing a One-Stop Funeral Insurance and Burial Solution, Has a Vacancy For a ICT Application Development.

    Job Functions Finance,Information Technology

    Industries Financial Services,Funeral Service,Insurance,IT - Information Technology

    Specification

    Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology and related fields

  • Information Technology certifications such as ITIL

    Experience:

  • 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; AVBOB ICT Manager - Application Development Jobs in South Africa

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