Application Development Manager: Transversal Applications Development

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
REF NO: DOTP 2019-87
SALARY : R733 257 per annum (Level 11) (All-inclusive salary package)
CENTRE : Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 21 October 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (3-year National Diploma or higher qualification) in Information Senvironment of which 3 years must be middle management experience.
A valid code B driving licence Recommendation: Proven experience in the following: System Development Life Cycle of Enterprise scale applications and platforms.
A DevOps environment.
Managing developers and development operation teams.
Managing Systems Analysis teams.
Microsoft platforms.
Contract Management of software development services in the ICT sector.
Proven knowledge and experience in supporting the following Microsoft (including SharePoint, SQL, PowerBI, EPM) and Open Text platforms Competencies: Knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle and Business Systems Analysis.
Knowledge of public 101 sector and its operations.
Strategic Planning skills.
Understanding of fundamental principles of Enterprise Software Development.
Understanding and knowledge of principles of Devops.
Contract and budget management.
Skills in conflict and People Management.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and report writing skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape.
Exceptional planning and organisation skills.
Self-motivated and disciplined.
Ability to lead and motivate people.

DUTIES :
Manage a team of professionals and service providers that are necessary to perform and deliver services in accordance with the approved requirements and prioritised needs relating to systems and applications planning, development, implementation, support and maintenance.
Provide inputs into the development and planning of provincial ICT policy and strategy relating to systems and applications.
Develop, co-ordinate and manage departmental systems and applications policy, strategy, architectures, standards and processes.
Manages functional, applications training and support (FATS).
Manages project office, project managers and project processes.
Provide inputs into the budget and fiscal providers.

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