JSE Vacancies: Manager Change & Delivery

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19 Nov, 2013

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The Manager: Delivery and Change Management will be responsible for leading a team of personnel in order to manage the business infrastructure supporting the Bonds and Financial Derivatives division as well as the program management and implementation of new projects for the Equity Derivatives, Currency Derivatives, IR Derivatives, Bonds and the Can Do product suite.

The Manager: Delivery and Change Management services the Managers overseeing the Sales/Relationships and Products/Markets functional pillars in Bonds and Financial Derivatives as well as the Nautilus MAP business.
Responsibilities / Outputs Provide the leadership and thinking on how best to manage the business infrastructure supporting the Bonds and Financial Derivatives (BFD) Division.
To lead the implementation of Programme Management disciplines in the implementation of new business projects in the BFD Division.
Manage projects and change from the perspective of the Division through requirement analysis, software design, integration, testing, deployment and maintenance and liaison with JSE EPO.
Project management of implementation of new derivatives products, including the completion business requirement specifications (BRS), in conjunction with IT and Business Unit heads.
Proactively manage the relationships with all relevant stakeholders within the JSE and external parties in conjunction with the relevant Business Heads;
Liaison between the operational teams in PTS and the BFD Division
Liaison with JSE EPO
External stakeholders
Management of the Divisional content on the JSE website with input and guidance from the Business Heads, as well as the liaison with JSE web resources team to implement
Work closely with the Business Heads to document, evolve and optimize the functioning of the Division (people, process and technology).
Manage the Change/Delivery Team
Manage performance of the team including recognition and reward, performance contracts, personal development plans, performance and salary reviews, disciplinary procedures, etc.
From the perspective of the Division, lead the strategy and implementation of key cross-Divisional projects in conjunction with the defined Business Owners from BFD;
The ITaC project
Cross-divisional BI
Operational support model
Technology support model
Divisional financial and business reporting processes;
Manage the divisional budget process including liaising with Finance and Business Unit heads in preparing the annual divisional budget pack.
Manage the divisional management accounting reporting process including revenue and cost analysis
Divisional reporting framework
Accountable for the cost allocation model approved by Finance and Exco
General office administration and PA support to the Divisional head
Team member of all initiatives involving the Strategic development of the Bonds and Financial Derivatives Markets
Participate at the BFD Management Committee and contribute to the Division’s strategic objectives.
In respect of programme management for multiple projects
Project documentation
Progress reports, including against budget
In respect of business process optimisation
Process documentation, including; procedure documents, workflow and swim-lane diagrams, RACI allocation of roles/responsibilities
In respect of new product implementation
Product description
Business requirement specifications
Plans for the operational implementation of new products, including review of official product specifications
Input to any marketing/ support collateral on the product
In respect of Divisional reporting
Annual budget
Monthly management account analysis and Reporting to Exco
Building am framework to report on the appropriate metrics for the business, including financial and non-financial metrics, daily, weekly , monthly and annual as appropriate
In respect of divisional website management
Layout design plans
Growing library of supporting collateral for the Division
In respect of Team management
Job descriptions for each team member
Job grading and career ladder for each team position
Annual performance agreements for each team member
Annual and interim performance review for each team member
Annual career and personal development plans for each team member
Performance management if required
Minimum of an honour’s degree, post graduate qualifications (CA, MBA, CFA) preferable
8-10 years’ experience in financial and derivatives markets
Knowledge of the regulation of SA financial markets
In-depth knowledge of derivatives products and the trading, operational support and clearing thereof in both South African and international markets.
In-depth knowledge of JSE markets, products and services
Industry and business knowledge
Strategy and business plan development
Budget techniques and principles
Project management qualification and/or experience
Knowledge of planning methods and techniques
Experience in the use of project management software such as MS project or equivalent
Experience with collaborative/group-work tools such as MS SharePoint
Excel power user

  • Demonstrated customer-service skills in a high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership and effective people skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think in terms of business outcomes / results.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise, and coordinate conflicting initiatives.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • As a service unit to the Division and coordinator with other JSE divisions the role requires strong facilitation, influencing, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation, external business partners and vendors.
  • Must work well under pressure and changing priorities.
  • Flexibility to work in a changing, fast-paced environment.

Personality Traits

  • Service delivery and outcomes driven
  • Possess a strong work ethic and sense of urgency
  • Possess a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Delivery and deadline oriented
  • Team player
  • Self-starter
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration oriented

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