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Software Development Manager

Date: 17-Nov-2021

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.



  • 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


  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Applying Expertise and Technology_Displaying Technical Expertise
  • Applying Expertise and Technology_Using Computers and Technology
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Demonstrating Tenacity and Perseverance
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Displaying Confidence and Composure
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Maintaining Work-Life Balance
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Managing Stress
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Deciding and Initiating Action_Acting Decisively
  • Deciding and Initiating Action_Demonstrating Initiative
  • Deciding and Initiating Action_Making Accurate Judgments and Decisions
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Championing Customer Needs
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Delivering High Quality Work
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Meeting Basic Work Expectations
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Serving Customers
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Leading and Supervising_Assembling Talent
  • Leading and Supervising_Delegating Responsibility
  • Leading and Supervising_Developing Talent
  • Leading and supervising_Inspiring and Motivating Others
  • Leading and Supervising_Maintaining Objectivity
  • Leading and Supervising_Managing Performance
  • Leading and supervising_Utilising Feedback
  • Planning and Organising
  • Planning and Organising_Coordinating Project Activities
  • Planning and Organising_Driving Projects to Completion
  • Planning and Organising_Managing Resources
  • Planning and Organising_Prioritising and Organising Work
  • Working with People
  • Working with People_Adapting to Others
  • Working with People_Assessing and Understanding People
  • Working with People_Attentive Listening
  • Working with People_Building and Supporting Teams
  • Working with People_Demonstrating Appreciation
  • Working with People_Demonstrating Self-Insight and Awareness
  • Working with People_Managing from a Distance
  • Working with People_Resolving Conflict
  • Working with People_Sharing Information
  • Working with People_Showing Caring and Understanding
  • Working with People_Supporting Coworkers
  • Working with People_Teaching

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.