Software Development Manager

Date: 28 Jun 2024

Location: Sandton, GT, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

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Join Us in Becoming the Best Banking Group in the World!!

We appoint energized and motivated people for their potential and continuously look for talented, driven individuals to help us innovate and evolve. That is why we focus on finding the right people for the right jobs. We love what we do because we focus on making a positive difference for our clients and employees.  Our company DNA is built around talented and committed teams dedicated to build a brand that we are proud of and earns the trust of our clients.

Who We Are

We are a bank, but we’re much more than that. We believe that banking is about enabling people to control their financial lives through banking that is simplified, accessible, affordable, and delivered through a personal experience. By helping our clients manage their financial lives better, we enable them to live better. 

Why choose Us

At Capitec, we offer our best by living up to our CEO values in every situation – we always put the Client first, act with Energy and take Ownership. And to support people in being their best, our Employee Value Proposition offers every value to all team members through cohesive teams, growth opportunities as well as employee benefits and savings. We make it a priority to ensure that each member of the Capitec team feels welcome, valued, focused, and has the opportunity to grow. 

About the role

As the Software Development Manager, you will lead a technical team and provide strategic technical direction to ensure the successful delivery of our product lifecycle. This encompasses the development of new product features, as well as the support and maintenance of existing ones. You will drive efficiency, optimization, and innovation within your teams while fostering their professional growth. Your responsibilities will include collaborating with stakeholders to set priorities and manage deliverables, guiding and supporting your team with technical expertise, and overseeing budgeting and roadmap planning. Additionally, you will work to identify and implement process improvements, encourage innovative solutions, and support team development.

Key Performance Areas:

  1. People management and development practices and principles
  2. Stakeholder management
  3. Functional knowledge particular to the product (e.g. Credit or App)
  4. Budgeting and accounting principles
  5. Business analysis and design
  6. Project Management principles and methodologies

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or information technology – Computer Science
  • At least 5 years’ experience in software development management
  • Experience in leading a team in Cloud Solutions / Mobile Development

Experience of:

  • leading and working in an agile development environment
  • crafting roadmaps
  • managing a budget
  • using technical skills to support and guide a technical team
  • to establish priorities and successfully manage deliverables
  • utilizing communication and relationship management skills to engage with stakeholders
  • using leadership to influence in other areas.



 If you are interested in being part of this dynamic team, on a mission to build the best financial services group in the world through unlocking the potential of its people, please apply. We would love to hear from you!

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.