Delivery Manager/ Software Development Manager

Position Type: Contract or Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Position Overview

We are a leading software development company in Gauteng, with branches at Melrose Arch, Pretoria and Cape Town. We are looking for a Software Development/Delivery Manager to managed solutions across multiple projects.

The person for this role will be somebody who can tackle project, account and delivery management (non-technical) for our custom software projects for larger scale customers, you will be reporting directly to senior management.

Skills Required
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in the IT industry as Analyst/PM/Architect in client-facing roles
  • Non-negotiable is a BSc, BIS, BCom or BEng degree in Computer, Software, Information or
  • Electronic related Sciences from a reputable university
  • Motivation and leadership qualities required
  • Due to the sensitivity of the data and systems we work with, we will require candidates to undergo a Credit and Criminal check should you proceed to the offer stage.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Taking high level responsibility (planning and leading) for software project delivery management across multiple clients, projects and initiatives in parallel
  • These projects are not SAP v4 to v5 upgrades, they are custom builds with a fair bit of tact and problem solving required. They are also not 3 years, typically projects will be 6 to 18 months.
  • Client account management – build relationships and present a professional, interested front for Entelect
  • Software project management - including origination and initiation, and throughout Software Development Lifecycle
  • Status tracking of project tasks, milestones, deliverables or key dates
  • Risk and expectation management – resourcing, deliverables, requirements and at times budgets
  • Change management – careful and flexible control of scope, ability to estimate work effort on new scope (in conjunction with team)
  • High degree of client communication – will often be point contact to a client for a project
  • Composition, delivery and tracking of client status reports
  • Requires working closely with 5 or more teams operationally
  • Attendance to and assistance with demonstrations to clients
  • Facilitating client feedback at all touch points (demos, meetings, calls, etc), and management thereof
  • Perform business analysis / problem solving on the fly, and ability to context switch rapidly
  • A variety of commission incentives and bonus structures in addition to the basic package
  • A variety of both external and internal training programmes
  • Performance based salary increases twice a year
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Excellent provident fund and group insurance schemes (life, disability, vehicle)
  • Participation in our rewards programme

Please note: If you do not meet our minimum requirements, or hear from us within 7 working days, your application has been declined

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