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Job Title
IT Development Manager(Insurance)
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 7 years
Job Published
29 August 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Role Purpose

Manage and guide a team of developers in their day-to-day activities in an efficient and professional manner, ensuring all team targets are met.

Responsibilities and work outputs for Business Development Specialist


Analyse and solve problems identified by the business and stakeholders through the coordination of the development team

Manage, monitor, and control the analysis, design, implementation, and execution of software development within the development team

  • Extend and maintain existing and new software systems and services according to business needs.
  • Continuously improve code quality, system design and processes
  • Collaborate with the business to understand and implement complex requirements according to their needs
  • Communicate with a broader team that includes analysts, engineers, and quality assurance testers in order to coordinate and document development and testing
  • Review and quality assure deliverables in order to ensure quality standards are upheld
  • Manage the development schedule and monitor, measure, control, and report on development progress including the quality status and unit testing results
  • Ensure the development environment is suitable before development begins and is managed during the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Represent the development team in management, business, and inter-team meetings, such as Change Advisory Board (CAB)
  • Collaborator between operations team and development team
  • Be actively involved during high priority operational issues


Enable client centricity within area of responsibility

  • Provide authoritative expertise and advice to clients and stakeholders
  • Build and maintain collaborative, professional relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Deliver on service level agreements made with clients and stakeholders in order to ensure that expectations are managed
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders
  • Deliver on expectations of clients and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within area of responsibility
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service


  • Create a positive work climate and culture to energise employees, give meaning to work, minimise work disruption and maximise employee productivity
  • Demonstrate exemplary leadership behaviour, through personal involvement, commitment, and dedication in support of organisational values
  • Assist with recruiting suitably qualified talent in line with Employment Equity principles and Momentum Metropolitan values
  • Drive a culture that guides and directs best practice, fostering an environment of continuous learning, improvement, and cohesiveness
  • Enable a learning and growth culture whereby information regarding successes, issues, trends, and ideas are actively shared between team members
  • Assist in effective workforce planning practices to ensure that staffing requirements are accurately forecasted
  • Identify employee growth and development needs and schedule interventions to enable ongoing development, training, and personal growth
  • Effectively manage performance within the team in order to ensure business objectives are achieved
  • Encourage innovation, change agility and collaboration within the team


  • Contribute to the development of area specific budgets to minimise expenditure, in alignment with operational plans
  • Identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency
  • Implement and provide input into governance processes, systems and legislation within area of specialisation
  • Escalate unresolved policy and governance compliance issues via appropriate channels for investigation and resolution purposes
  • Provide input into the risk identification processes development and communicate recommendations in the appropriate forum

Competencies Required

  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Knowledge of relevant systems and products
  • Communication skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • People management skills
  • Providing Insights
  • Making Decisions
  • Directing People
  • Team Working
  • Meeting Timescales
  • Managing Tasks
  • Taking Action
  • Pursuing Goals

Experience and Qualifications

  • 5-7 years' senior Java development experience
  • 5 years' management experience
  • Relevant IT qualification
  • Relevant post graduate IT qualification

Should you wish to apply for this position, please email your latest CV and motivation to