Software Development Manager

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General Details
Location:
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Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
Description

OUR LEADING NATIONAL AND MUCH RESPECTED CLIENT, BASED IN GEORGE IS CURRENTLY LOOKING TO EMPLOY A SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

  • Acts a technical owner of a set of applications. Managing relationships with Business Product owners and ensures that business objectives are reflected in the technical processes which they manage. Managing a team of Project managers, front and backend developers and QA support staff. Managing a set of projects (potentially across teams). Ensuring that the applications remain adaptive to emerging client needs in its lifetime.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Client Relationship Management and Networking :

  • Ensuring alignment to business requirements, and building trust with clients by displaying managerial competence
  • Understanding business requirements, business systems and process context, impact and risks
  • Participating in, planning/strategy sessions, reporting
  • Interfacing to other teams where required
  • Interfacing to external clients, vendors where required

Delivery and Support of Specific Applications:

  • Management of activities within the overall team
  • Participating and enabling the business Prioritisation process
  • Scheduling and prioritisation of tasks and resources
  • Coordinate: Build, Test, Deliver, Fix, Change Requests
  • Capacity management: delegation of tasks, review of execution, and providing feedback to team members
  • Resolution and prevention of issues

Technical capacity, quality and standards:

  • Ensures that the Technical Application capacity exists for a particular set of systems
  • Understanding business' future requirements
  • Preventing technical issues from arising by proactive management
  • Produce and enable a Capacity Plan for the Application
  • Ensuring adherence to Quality, Standards, SLA adherence, adherence to PM and SDLC standards
  • Making recommendations for the improvement of the SDLC, PM or ITIL processes

Project Management of projects :

  • Acting as a Project Manager for selected projects
  • Delivering specific projects to produce internal or external capacity
  • Management of activities within the SDLC (Acting as process owner)
  • Participating and enabling the business prioritisation process
  • Scheduling and prioritising tasks and resources
  • Taking ownership of production issues and driving to resolution
  • Adherence to Quality, Standards, SLA’s and SDLC standards

Human Capital Management:

  • Ensures that human capacity exists in the team being managed...
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