Development Manager

at Outta Recruit  

Full-time
in Midrand, Gauteng
created 1 month ago
Expires 26 Sep
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Development Manager (RPG)Description :To manage IT software development in order to facilitate enhanced system performance ensuring on time delivery to meet business requirements.R56 000 R79 000 per month ctcMINIMUM EDUCATIONDegree on computer ScienceDiploma/certificate in RPG (preferred).MINIMUM EXPERIENCE10 years working experience as a Snr/Analyst / RPG Developer of which 4 years must have been on people managementCRITICAL COMPETENCIESStrategic & lateral thinking skillsPlanning SkillsProject Management SkillsDecision Making SkillsMS Office packagesBudget Management SkillsAnalytical SkillsIT Software Development SkillsResearch SkillsPresentation SkillsPeople Management SkillsCommunication Skills (verbal & written)Communication Skills (verbal & writtenADDITIONAL COMPETENCIESExperience in Agile deliveryDevops understanding/experienceKnowledge and understanding of ABIL policies, processes, systems and proceduresFUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIESStrong Management and Leadership qualitiesStrong Technical ability DynamicAccountabilityTeam playerProfessionalismResults & deadline drivenTeam playerReliabilityAssertivenessAdaptabilityFlexibilityPassionHigh level of energyKEY RESULT AREASTreating Customers Fairly and ComplianceCreate and maintain productive relationships with internal and external clients by providing advice and assistanceCreate understanding of the real; versus perceived need through experience and expertise while complying with company policies, legislation and regulationsKeep the client informed about progress through written communication, telephone communications, and/or face-to-face meetingsBuild a positive image by exceeding client expectations at all timesTreat internal and external customers fairly at all timesManagement of ResourcesManage and develop subordinate(s)Performance management in terms of contracting, reviews and poor performersTraining and developmentEmployee relationsManage people efficiencies through leave management, headcount budget, fixed term contracts, staff movements, secondments, staff utilizationTake appropriate disciplinary measures as requiredFacilitate induction of new staff within one month of joining the organizationStrategy Development and ManagementSet strategic direction for the Software Development (RPG) functional area (aligning with overall IT strategy)Formulate and manage the implementation of strategy Review progress on a quarterly basis and provide feedback to the various stakeholdersProvide consulting service to the businessManagement of Budget and Costs ControlSet and provide input for annual and monthly budgets (opex and capex)Manage the monthly costs reports by:Perform monthly forecast to ascertain over / under expenditureReport on any noticeable variances monthly on actuals and forecast Control and communicate all costs outside of the budget to direct managerApprove / decline contractual rates with labour brokersManagement of Software Development Coding StandardsManage the review of all codes written for applications to enhance performance, scalability and availabilityEnsure that the environmental set up is according to set standards Version Control:Enforce version control of source codeResearch and design:Research new technology and manage implementationPresent to business for information and strategic direction Provide input to the spec writing and development during business process including JAD sessionsSupportSupport critical applications24/7 support on key applications (Devops)Troubleshoot issues raisedInvestigate behavioral anomaliesPerform root-cause-analysisEscalate issues timeouslyPlanningDemand ManagementForward planning to optimise capacity to meet business needsEnsure continuous development to prevent key man dependenciesDeliver to business demands as per agreement Read More...
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