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IT Solutions Executive that will jointly develop and deliver the application roadmap through continuous and effective interpretation of business requirements. Ensure support, maintenance, enhancement and monitoring of information systems according to agreed SLA with the business.





Job Title: IT Solutions Executive
Location: JHB – Eastern Suburbs
Reference: JHB004644-ADM-1

Job Summary:
Duties & Responsibilities:
To develop the IT Roadmap in conjunction with IT Senior Management team that is aligned to the business strategy.
To work closely with application portfolio managers and the enterprise architect team in ensuring all business requirements are prioritised and sequenced on the IT project schedule.
To plan and co-ordinate team resources to meet IT demand requirements, resolving any priority and resourcing issues across project and application teams.
To work closely with the IT Services Exec to ensure production uptime and data integrity according to defined SLA.
To participate in contract and commercial negotiations and manage vendor performance to ensure delivery on the service level agreement.
To define a consistent, best practice approach to implementing and/or designing and integrating systems in order to enhance application design and architectural alignment.
To ensure that ITIL principles are embedded in the SDLC and accountabilities are clear.
To ensure that all escalated faults, queries and problems are driven to resolution.
To drive project management principles and execution disciplines in the application development area in order to maximise
ITs ability to support business changes.
Manage the annual and monthly budget processes to identify cost saving opportunities and to execute the agreed budget plan.
Development of people to drive employees, partners and suppliers to perform and innovate to enable Group strategies.
To build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders in order to keep abreast of business needs and identify opportunities and risks.

Minimum requirements:
B Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or other related subjects (essential)
Project Management methodologies e.g. PMBOK, Prince2 certification (desirable)
6-8 Years IT Senior Management experience (essential)
Extensive experience of planning and managing a large teams workload and activities.
Evidence of quickly identifying and implementing change and improvements in a systematic way
Managing outsource and managed service/vendor resources (essential)
Strong Project Delivery background: 5 years managing multiple projects and project managers or complex IT programmes (essential)
Demonstrable experience of negotiating and setting priorities across diverse technical and business stakeholders interests
Experience in IT application development (essential)
Experience with managing large budgets (essential)
Skills, Experience and Job Related Knowledge:
Complex problem solving capability
Ability to simplify technical jargon and communicate to business
People management skills
ITIL service processes
Knowledge of retail and supply chain systems essential
Knowledge of financial planning (financial literacy and budgeting skills)
Knowledge of procurement strategies
Knowledge of IT strategy development
Business acumen and commercial thinking
Networking skills and ability to influence others
Ability to differentiate between strategic and operational issues
Ability to negotiate and make trade offs in decision making
Planning and organising with strong strategic planning skills
Good business communication (verbal and written)
Leading and Supervising
Formulating strategies and concepts
Persuading and Influencing
Deciding and Initiating Action
Presenting and Communicating Information
Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

strong>Package & Remuneration:
Negotiable – Negotiable – Annually

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