Reporting to the Research and Design Tech Lead, the position holder will be responsible for scouting, developing & testing prototypes & piloting, refining and adopting new technologies to solve current problems, improving operation efficiencies and to create new platforms that support new business opportunities. Working with partners, Project teams, Squads as well as virtual IT delivery teams to implement various projects and business deliverables. Break down complex requirements into simple trackable tasks. Be committed to high quality output and delivery on time.
Responsible for all Domain business projects by resourcing and leading virtual teams across IT
Responsible for delivering 95% of the projects on time
Responsible for ensuring project stability within max 48 hours
Ensure agile is implemented in at least 50% of the projects
Maintain an accurate registry of all business projects with various statuses and ensure business teams are appraised at all times
Align with business product leads & PMO on project KPI’s, milestones and timelines
Attend business strategy meetings to ensure IT is aligned with business needs
Regular team and one-on-one engagements
Build the team skillset according to the fit for future program
Team performance management
Provide budget inputs for business solutions.
Attend BU strategy sessions
Weekly Delivery reporting to BU HoDs and Senior Managers on the status of their deliverables
Responsible for gathering, detailing and documenting all business requirements
Ensure sensible consensus is reached for all requirements/specifications and help business, IT, CXX, Revenue Assurance and test leads to have the same mutual understanding
Ensure test plans cover all aspects of Business Requirements and existing business rules
Responsible for Solutions Design to meet business requirements and non-functional requirements
Drive reuse on all technical and business functionality designed and no duplication of business components
Collaboratively oversee the development/configuration of solutions as per agreed designs
Provide solution architecture input into all new system tenders
Degree in Science/computer science/Engineering/Business related.
Strong business acumen and mindset
5+ years of technical experience in a busy IT development environment, 2 years of which must include experience in designing systems and solutions.
3+ years’ Experience in Technical Leadership of large IT projects
Team player who is skilled at building up and managing stakeholder relationships successfully
Ability to persuade stakeholders and to champion effective techniques through delivery
Ability to drive initiatives without any formal authority in an ambiguous environment
A curious and innovative mind that built things.