IT Careers – Manager, Systems Development and Integration at Telecoms Network Support Company

Organisation:
Telecoms Network Support Company
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Senior Manager,
Enterprise Solutions
About
Us:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy
firm, seeks to recruit for it valuable client, a Global Technology
Consultant.  NFT Human Resource Solutions
are customer tailored per industry requirements and are geared towards
increased cost savings, process improvement leading to improved efficiency and
effectiveness yet simultaneously strengthening quality and control of
resources.
Job
Summary:
The Manager,
Systems Development and Integration will mainly be responsible for:
·        
Developing
and implementing new enterprise solutions in-house.
·        
Upgrading
existing in-house developed enterprise solutions and provide user support as
required.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Keep
abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the team/ function’s
activities.
·        
Assist
in continuously reviewing the unit’s activities, make recommendations for
improvement and implement approved improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced
performance of the team.
·        
Assist
in identifying required resources, personnel, funding to achieve the unit/
function’s strategy.
·        
Establish
and manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
·        
Actively
participate in the identification of enterprise solutions that can be developed
in-house.
·        
Develop
a project plan for development of new enterprise solutions, detailing,
resources, constraints, timelines, etc. in line with standard IT system
development lifecycle.
·        
Work
closely with User Support team to identify user requirements for new enterprise
solutions.
·        
Document
user requirements using formal notation standards such as Entity Relationship
Diagrams, Unified Modeling Language (UML) etc.
·        
Define
and build enterprise solutions components to meet user requirements.
·        
Integrate
new solution into existing enterprise solutions and ensure seamless interface
and interoperability with existing solutions.
·        
Carry
out acceptance test on new enterprise solution to ensure that both user
requirements, as defined in the requirements documentation, as well as all
privacy, security and other mandated requirements are met.
·        
Mentor
and train users on the use of new solution.
·        
Document
user manuals/guide and disseminate to end users.
·        
Liaise
with business teams for go-live of new solutions.
·        
Liaise
with Enterprise Applications Support team to provide post-implementation
support for new solutions.
·        
Carry
out post-implementation review to identify bugs and other end user issues.
·        
Perform
upgrades, patches etc. to in-house enterprise solutions to ensure continuous
relevance in the business.
·        
Work
with Enterprise Applications Support team to resolve issues relating to
in-house developed solutions.
·        
Assist
in implementing the function’s work programs and plans in line with agreed upon
procedures and guidelines.
·        
Assist
in planning and managing the human and material resources of the unit to
optimise performance, morale and enhance productivity.
·        
Manage
inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental
functions.
·        
Provide
leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance
towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
·        
Prepare/compile
agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the
Senior Manager, Enterprise Solutions.
·        
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Enterprise Solutions.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should hold a first degree or its equivalent in a relevant
discipline.
·        
Possession
of a postgraduate/ professional qualification in a related field will be an
added advantage.
·        
At
least five (5) to nine (9) years’ experience with at least three (3) years in a
supervisory role.
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should
visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by
entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply
now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be
prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be
considered.

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