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$ 2500 to $ 4000 per month
Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA
October 7 2021
The CSIR has a vacancy for a Manager: ICT Application Design & Development in the ICT Services Centre. The incumbent will manage the Applications Design & Development function using defined policies and frameworks in an integrated application portfolio management approach. This position is based in Pretoria.
Plan and resource annual development activities and associated financial implications to facilitate and ensure continuous budget and cost optimisation;
Maintain, support, and upgrade existing systems and applications;
Guide the development team on issues related to the design, development, and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems;
Execute and oversee the testing process with a focus on minimizing defects and rework;
Lead the creation, configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of application environments;
Build a reliable network of vendor partners and utilize them to optimise Application
Enhance and maintain key stakeholder relationships along with application end-users to ensure that the voice of the customer is represented within ICT Services;
Research emerging application portfolio management methodologies, technologies and trends to inform discipline related improvement initiatives;
Coach, mentor and guide ICT staff on Application Portfolio Life Cycle Management;
Review and enhance ICT standards and procedures as well as best practices in alignment with other ICT departments to enhance added value service delivery.
Qualifications, skills and experience:
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with at least six years’ relevant IT management experience;
Solid experience of service management, associated methodologies and frameworks and the application thereof;
Certification in any one of the following is essential:
- Application Development;
- Project Management certification (PMP or Prince II);
- Database Management.
Knowledge of continuous improvement processes, process control and enhancement;
Financial management, budgeting, MIS and reporting skills;
People management and leadership skills.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.