Software Development Manager

Date: 5 Feb 2024

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To provide strategic technical direction and manage multiple technical teams responsible for the technical delivery of the full product lifecycle; all product features and support and maintenance related tasks in respect of the product
  • Oversee the ongoing drive to increase efficiency, optimisation, innovation and people development in these environments.
  • The incumbent will be exposed to the following but not limited to, Generative AI, UI Path, RPA, Machine Learning technologies.



  • At least 5 years’ experience in software development management
  • 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.

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Information Technology - Computer Science

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Honours Degree in Commerce or Information Technology - Computer Science



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


  • Banking industry
  • Central Collections environment 
  • Capitec Bank Systems Environment
  • Capitec Bank Business Model
  • Agile development principles
  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)


  • Communications Skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Negotiation skills

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record