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IT Manager II



Johannesburg, ZA

Date:  9 Jul 2024
Reference:  134605

Requisition details & Talent Aquisition Contact

REQ: 134605

Talent Acquisition Consultant: Lerato Sithole

Cluster: Nedbank GT

Location: 135 Rivonia Road, Sandton, Nedbank Head Office

Closing Date: 15 July 2024

Job Family

Information Technology

Career Stream

It Operations

Leadership Pipeline

Manage Others

Job Purpose

  • A Senior IT Manager is required to plays a crucial role in strategic oversight of systems and teams within our BITE area. This position involves steering the teams' operations, ensuring that infrastructure and applications align with business objectives while maintaining optimal performance and security standards

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead project management efforts, from planning and design to execution and evaluation, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of the system/application infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Facilitate collaboration between our execution (GT) team, and  other business units to support Nedbank initiatives and improve interdepartmental workflows and processes
  • Manage vendor relationships, including negotiation of contracts and oversight of service delivery, to ensure the company receives high-quality products and services.
  • Data analysis in aid to Investigate and playback on emerging technologies that could enhance operational efficiency or offer competitive advantages to the business


Job Responsibilities Continue

  • Achieve client satisfaction objectives in support of strengthened business IT collaboration.
  • Build sound professional relationships by understanding and consistently meeting client needs in support of improved delivery capabilities.
  • Build sounds relationships with team, manager, peers.
  • Deliver results in support of increased delivery capacity. Support increased delivery capacity.
  • Ensure proper financing of the function.
  • Manage and control budget for cost centre.
  • Provide a flexible, low cost IT operating platform.
  • Circumvent penalties imposed by third party agencies.
  • Ensure self and team improve efficiency and productivity month on month in line with departmental strategic plans.
  • Ensure transformational targets are met.
  • Contribute to team effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and selection of senior staff.
  • Contribute to a culture of transformation by participating in Nedbank culture building initiatives, business strategy, and CSI.
  • Stay abreast of developments in field of expertise, ensuring personal and professional growth.
  • Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and values, leading by example. Ensure issues raised in culture survey are addressed and results are improved.
  • Deliver a worldclass service by ensuring a client centric culture.
  • Achieve operational excellence and support the implementation of business optimisation improvement.
  • Add value to the business by encouraging team to generate innovative ideas and by sharing knowledge. Improve team efficiency and effectiveness year on year.
  • Achieve business performance targets within required risk and compliance parameters.
  • Support improved delivery capacity and capabilities.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient implementation and operation of area in support of standardised delivery processes. Improve service delivery in support of strengthened business IT collaboration.
  • Meet all agreed risk and compliance targets. Manage performance of staff by implementing performance agreements and ensuring a clear vision.
  • Mentor and coach staff on identified performance gaps.
  • Create environment of teamwork, keeping staff informed and encouraging participation in decision making processes and by motivating staff to perform and contribute to the success of the business.
  • Identify talent pool through conducting career conversations and utilising the talent grid principles and developing talent retention programmes.
  • Manage the onboarding process of new employees.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Preferred Qualification

  • Role Relevant Tertiary Qualification

Minimum Experience Level

  • 4-6 years’ experience in IT and BI environment

Type of Technology Exposure

  • Front ends on app and web-based applications, or platforms (Angular, Ios, Android)

Technical/ Professional Knowledge

  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Industry trends
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of financial management
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Decision-making process
  • Business writing skills
  • IT / Banking knowledge
  • IT / Banking procedures

Behavioural Competencies

  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Earning Trust
  • Customer Focus
  • Building talent
  • Facilitating Change
  • Influencing
  • Driving for Results
  • Planning and Organizing


Preference will be given to candidates from the underrepresented groups

Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566 


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