Sunday , February 25 2024

Discovery Jobs – Development Manager

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

Performing the role of a Systems Development Manager and act as a technical owner of product delivery. Managing relationships with Business Product Owners and external clients to ensure that business objectives are reflected in the technical processes which they manage. Managing and leading several streams of IT specialists and scheduling in the SDLC process. Managing a set of projects (potentially across teams). Ensuring that the software products remain adaptive to emerging client needs in its lifetime.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Project budget tracking and management
  • Taking ownership of issues and driving to resolution
  • Participating in different forums (MANCO, workshops/JAD sessions, reporting)
  • Acting as consultant to internal and external clients
  • Building trust with clients by displaying managerial competence
  • Understanding business requirements, business strategy and direction, risks, impact, and mitigation.
  • Client relationship management and networking
  • Ensuring alignment to business requirements from different stakeholders
  • Development delivery and support specific software products
  • Contribute to product strategies
  • Adherence to Quality, Standards, SLA’s and SDLC standards
  • Scheduling and prioritizing tasks and resources
  • Capacity management for the teams
  • Management of activities within SDLC (Acting as the process owner)
  • Participating and enabling the business deliverables prioritization process
  • Interfacing to other teams where required
  • Project Management

Job Requirements:

  • Exposure and knowledge of industry standards and legislation
  • Knowledge in Agile management tools, techniques, and systems
  • Tertiary Degree (B. Engineer, B.Com, BSc in information systems or computer science)
  • Knowledge of ITIL, CMMI, PCMM
  • Project Management knowledge and experience
  • Understanding of software development principles
  • Strong consulting experience and business acumen

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in Health Insurance
  • ITIL services framework
  • Exposure to a Pre-Sales environment including RFP’s
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experiences in software development for large commercial entities and demonstrated leadership capability
  • Business experience and product knowledge
  • Experience in managing a software product development team essential
  • Any Project Management or Scrum Master certifications will add value (CSM / PSM / CSPO / PSPO / PMP)
  • Any Agile Certification (SAFe – highly preferred)

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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