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Manager Application Development (ICT), Pretoria CBD [Permanent]

Reference 17564
Sector Computer /IT
Salary R1.4 Million
Join this large, stable and national companys IT Division ad utilise your Application Development Management experience.
Roadmapping - ESSENTIAL
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology and related fields
Information Technology certifications such as ITIL
10-15 Years Application Development experience.
At least 5 years Application Development Management experience
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 Groups 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
Provide ad-hoc reporting and decision support required for management decision processes
Make technology decisions that affect Software Development.
Work 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
Skills required
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.

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