Delivery Lead: Capitec Pay

Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Apply by:  24 June 2024

We're on the lookout for energetic, self-motivated individuals who share our passion for service in the banking industry. To be part of the journey, follow the steps below:

1. To see what life at Capitec is all about and complete a short assessment, please click here!

2.  Once you have completed the above finalize your application by clicking apply below.

Join Us in Becoming the Best Bank 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

Capitec Pay is SA's first bank-endorsed simple and secure payment initiation API solution in market. It helps drive revenue by reducing failed payments, which lead to abandoned carts. Our enhanced user payment experience lets our clients make easy, fast, and safe online payments with payment providers and their merchants without entering their bank card details or sharing their banking login information, putting them in control. We are looking for an innovative individual to provide direction to and lead IT teams responsible for the full product lifecycle to ensure successful delivery of all product features.  In addition, overseeing the ongoing drive to increase efficiency, optimization, innovation, and people development in these environments.

What you will be doing:

You will play a crucial role in our organization by guiding and managing teams responsible for the entire product lifecycle.

Your responsibilities will include:

Leadership: Provide direction and mentorship to IT teams, ensuring alignment with company goals.

Product Delivery: Oversee successful delivery of product features, from conception to deployment.

Efficiency and Optimization: Continuously drive efficiency improvements within IT processes.

Innovation: Foster a culture of innovation, encouraging creative solutions and new approaches.

People Development: Support team members’ growth and development.


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology - Computer Science or Information Technology - Programming
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in software development management, including proven experience in leading a technical team.
  • Demonstrated experience in progressive database or software development roles.
  • Experience In an environment which requires validating work.
  • Proficiency in engaging and managing stakeholder relationships, ensuring alignment with project goals and expectations.
  • Proven ability to take responsibility for delivering projects in a fast-moving environment, meeting tight deadlines, and adapting to changing requirements.
  • Solid understanding of general business principles, including budgeting and accounting.
  • Competence in business analysis and design to effectively align software solutions with business needs and objectives.
  • In-depth knowledge of project management principles and methodologies to efficiently organize and streamline project execution.
  • Extensive experience with the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC),

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity, applications to this position will strictly be considered in support of our employment equity goals.