Systems Manager (IT)

Permanent | BEE
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 2 months ago

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Build and maintain an appropriately motivated skilled team

  • Build a sustainable team capability.
  • Mentor and Coach team members.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships across business, suppliers and IT.

Contribute to the ongoing improvement of processes, technology and architecture. 

  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of processes, technology and architecture. 
  • Utilise problem solving skills & techniques to drive the resolution of issues.
  • Use strong analytical skills to provide input into the design of solutions and problem solving.
  • Understand your Systems Architecture Integration Dependencies and Ensure the right infrastructure is in place for systems.
  • Understand Enterprise Architecture and collaborate with EA on solutions.
  • Accountable for the team’s adherence to the Clients testing & QA practices and processes.
  • Ensure systems conform to IT governance and information security requirements.
  • Responsible for addressing risks raised by audit (internal and external).
  • Formulate application recovery plans including DR (Disaster Recovery) plans that are alignment with Business Continuity Plans (BCP).
  • Accountable for alignment to IT BCP and formulating individual application BCP.
  • Maintain a 3 to 5 year Technology and Business Roadmap.
  • Effective management of 3rd party Service/Product Providers to ensure agreed deliverables are met within agreed Service Level.
  • Contribute to Business Case formulation:




  • Contribute to the assessment and selection of applications, solutions and services.

Understand the IT and Business strategy and translate into a one-year systems operating plan

  • Proactively identify business impacts and direct the resolution.
  • Plan and prioritise projects and workload to deliver to the operating plan.
  • Provide resource and budget estimates as input into the ITS planning and budget process and in response to development request.

Minimum requirements

  • Relevant 3 year tertiary or NQF aligned qualification.
  • 5-8 years relevant experience across multiple areas of IT, preferably in systems management.
  • Minimum 2 years people management.

Job Features

Job CategoryRetail / Information Technology

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