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System Manager

R 7.500,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 24 June

Important company in the sector

  • Description


  • Responsibilities

    Pepkor IT is looking for a technical systems manager that can develop, service, maintain and grow relationships with our retail partners. You will be responsible for the full life cycle of products which you will achieve by working with business product owners and stakeholders in defining the strategy and roadmap for various digital products. You will ensure products are developed efficiently, within budget, using the latest technologies by working very closely with various development teams. You know how to lead and influence in order to achieve the desired outcome. You should be comfortable managing ambiguity and complexity. You must have a blend of business and technical knowledge that includes a big-picture vision and the capability to make that vision a reality.

    Define and maintain long term Product Roadmap(s) and strategy
    Ensure operational stability and success of allocated products
    Engage with stakeholders and ensure their requirements are accurately represented on the product backlog in conjunction with Technical BA
    Work closely with Business Analyst to ensure User Stories are easily understandable, refined to contain just the right amount of information, and are sized to be delivered within a short period of time (ie. a 2 week sprint)
    Prioritise User Stories on the backlog to ensure that stakeholder and customer needs are considered
    Create Customer Journey maps
    Create wireframes with strong focus on customer experience
    Drive UX and usability principles and best practices
    Manage timelines, scope of work and project budgets
    Build and maintain relationships with Pepkor retail brands and Pepkor IT implementation teams
    Assemble, manage and guide cross functional teams for optimal product execution
    Research new technologies to ensure you are up to date with current trends and future changes
    Establish effective and meaningful system and process metrics
    Assigning process ownership, establishing and approving roles and scope of responsibility
    Establish and participate in planned, periodic reviews of the overall effectiveness of your assigned system, which includes taking any necessary corrective or preventive action to ensure continued success

    Key Competencies and Qualifications
    10+ years experience in an IT management role in a product-focused business
    Ability to manage budgets and resource requirements effectively
    Good people management skills
    Mentoring employees that report to you
    Delegate, prioritise and manage a diverse workload which spans multiple concurrent products
    Excellent communication skills
    Ability to motivate and influence cross-functional teams
    Ability to blend your technical understanding with business experience to drive product outcome
    Tech savvy and passionate about building products
    Experience in an Agile environment

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • System Manager

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 7.500,00 monthly

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