Discovery Vacancies – Development Manager

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

The main purpose would be to assume responsibility as the SAP Development Manager and assist in the development and building of the SAP Core Banking Systems. This will involve being responsible for the overall detailed design of integrated solutions for Banking processes. Managing a team of specialist resources, specifically resourcing and scheduling in the SDLC processes. A particular focus for this role is the focus on the SAP Systems.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all systems are monitored and work streams are scheduled in line with business priorities.
  • Continuously evaluate and make recommendations for improvements to processes and systems to increase systems availability and service.
  • Ensure continuity of production applications, through code fixes as identified by production incidents.
  • Ensuring Delivery of projects and SAP system upgrades.
  • Provide escalation and detailed reports on daily/weekly issues.
  • Ensure the bank’s batch process and payment channels infrastructure operates effectively, in accordance with industry SLA’s
  • Establish and maintain best practice application support management process. Develop and maintain robust systems continuity/disaster recovery processes — anticipate and plan for different scenarios.
  • Support peer teams with the analysis, evaluation, development, testing and implementation of Discovery Banks SAP banking applications.
  • Working with the PMO, develop project time lines and identify project tasks and procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong customer and quality focus, high motivated and working independent,
  • Proactive thinking, good sense of responsibility, flexibility, team player
  • High ambition and focus on results and execution
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Open for new ideas and technologies, creative and willing to learn from others / other companies
  • Strong positive energy & willingness to “roll your sleeves up and get things done” to support the growth of the business.
  • Strong communication & networking skills
  • 5 years SAP knowledge in several areas such as: Consulting Services, Program Management, Operations, Change Management, Product Management, Delivery Management, Audit Management
  • Experience in Agile transformation
  • Proven track record leading global teams, stake holder management including C-Level executives.
  • Proven track record of Application Delivery Management, incl. operations and methodology optimization
  • Experiences in leading/supporting successfully programs of all sizes including change management
  • Matric
  • BSc Computer Sciences/ Information Systems or equivalent IT tertiary qualification
  • Experience in SAP Banking Services, SAP CRM, SAP FI, SAP FSCM, SAP Payment Engine, SAP XECM
  • 3- 5 years working experience in SAP Core Banking Systems

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A


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