Megan Forg Consulting

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Megan Forg Consulting Tokai, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 22, 2017
Permanent
Location: Tokai, Cape Town Salary: Negotiable   Requirements 4+ years’ experience working hands on in an Agile environment 2+ years’ experience in a Scrum Master OR Agile Coach role in an Agile environment where Scrum principles, practices and theory was diligently applied Experience working with multiple Scrum Teams simultaneously is required Practical knowledge of successful Agile techniques as well as techniques for filling in the gaps left in the Scrum approach Experience in the use, establishment and application of Atlassian products to support an Agile portfolio delivery process highly advantageous, e.g. JIRA, JIRA Service Desk, JIRA Portfolio, User Story Map, Confluence, etc Experience in coaching teams and organisations in the adoption of Agile methodologies and principles advantageous Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM, PSM II, CSP) advantageous Computer literate and familiar with Office 365 or older Office suite of products Active involvement in the local Agile community advantageous   Duties: Work with multiple Scrum Teams in the fast-paced working environment of the Client’s Centre in Cape Town (software and web application development, as well as network and systems administration) Serve and support the Scrum Teams Educate and coach the Scrum Teams, the wider organisation and at times clients on the principles, application and adoption of Agile Guiding and coaching: Build and maintain healthy relationships with all members of the teams as well as with other colleagues in the organisation Provide training, answer questions, teach skills, guide and coach the Scrum Teams and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to have delighted customers and stakeholders Work with globally distributed Agile Coaches/Scrum Masters to ensure consistency and deliver continuous improvement in the application of Agile across the organisation Facilitate daily stand-ups and retrospectives with each team, as well as provide support for the sprint planning, sprint review and backlog refinement sessions as required Provide all needed support to the Scrum Teams using a servant leadership style and leading by example Ensure cross-team coordination Removing impediments or guiding the Teams to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment Guide and coach the Development Teams on how to get the most out of self-organization Guide and coach the Scrum Teams on applying the Agile/Scrum frameworks to their work processes, and facilitate discussion and decision-making on identifying gaps and how to fill them appropriately within the client’s context Support and coach the Product Owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the respective product backlogs Identify and propose areas for improvement and issues affecting effectiveness that the Teams themselves might not be aware of Assess the Scrum Maturity of the teams and organisation, and coach the teams to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the teams and organisation   Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem solving Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work Facilitate discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution within the teams as well as relevant relationships/interactions with the greater organisation Assist with internal and external communication (within the Scrum Teams and with the greater organisation), improving transparency, and radiating information Maintain, monitor and communicate relevant metrics that help the team understand their progress (both within sprint cycles and also across successive sprint cycles) Assist with the production of organisational and strategic reporting, as it relates to the Scrum Teams Communication Communicate in the English language by telephone, email or in person, one-on-one or in a group setting, to clients and colleagues, conveying information in a simple and positive manner Communicate regularly with the department manager regarding issues identified within the team, experiments being undertaken, and progress metrics and what is affecting them
Megan Forg Consulting Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 21, 2017
Permanent
HTML Email Campaign Developer Location: Cape Town Salary: Negotiable – Freelance or Permanent   Purpose of the Role: To build and manage the email campaigns and support the delivery of offshore developments, including specialist deployment. You will be using the organisation's preferred software - Cheetahmail (Experian) to build and manage modular HTML emails with intense internal testing for the functional performance. You will need to provide status reports every day and manage your timing on the job.   Requirements: Good Knowledge of modular and responsive HTML and CSS for email marketing Experience in an email marketing role - ideally within the corporate sector A solid understanding of cross-browser/ platform issues, code solutions, best practices and the email guidelines/ standards Good Knowledge of email platforms such as CheetahMail (Ideal but not essential), Mailchimp or Everlytic Wider knowledge of DM and digital marketing channels Competent using PC and Mac Any knowledge of Photoshop or Sketch is a bonus Hands-on experience with an email platform is required Strong planning and prioritisation skills Good data analysis and interpretation skills Strong customer focus Attention to detail Excellent communication and influencing skills Proactive and able to work on own initiative   Responsibilities: Populate, develop and build responsive/modular HTML email templates using CheetahMail (Experian) Perform email campaign-specific quality assurance testing Manage data, including in-porting and exporting data from CheetahMail Schedule deployment Work with our client’s Campaign Managers to develop personalised/targeted campaigns using live/dynamic content integrated web content, APIs, 3rd party apps (LiveClicker), working with digital team linking to integrated web activity Adhere to production schedules and deadlines for all communications Perform A-B testing Collaborate and report to key stakeholders and cross-functional teams to consistently deliver quality communications that support business objectives while adhering to industry best practices and design standards Provide sound best practice direction and solutions to email campaign related challenges Identify and promote opportunities to develop more engaging or interactive email using latest Kinetic techniques Identify email campaign related performance and report to superiors Support the implementation of new automated email programs Always look for opportunities for improvement in design, development and process and be confident as a consultant to the client – it’s a collaborative environment where your ideas are welcome
Megan Forg Consulting Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 21, 2017
Permanent
Home Executive/Gardener/Dog Minder Location: Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape Salary: R10k per month   Requirements: Driver’s Licence essential Own transport not essential as company vehicle available during working hours Must love dogs Humble person to perform duties below Physically fit and healthy for tasks such as cleaning, gardening and dog agility Reliable, honest, fast learner, proactive, with good people skills   Duties: Office cleaning 3 x per week: Dusting of stock, vacuum and mopping of floors, as well as cleaning bathroom and kitchen. Maintaining and purchasing of cleaning and kitchen supplies Gardening 2 x per week: General maintenance of overall garden such as lawn mowing and trimming of edges, weeding, pruning flowers & plants, training and trimming of hedges, occasional digging of holes and planting of new plants & flowers               Washing of cars 1 x per week Dogs: Physio 2x per week - driving the dogs to their treatments, staying there whilst they have their treatments, driving them back home. Occasionally taking dogs for a walk if their dog walkers are not available. Daily brushing of one of the dogs. Taking dogs to groomer. Household errands: Taking forms to traffic department, checking mail at Post Office, grocery shopping, collecting lunch, fetching visitors from airport, managing of holiday properties Any other adhoc admin/duties as and when required   Details about the role: Salary: R10k per month Hours: Monday – Friday: 09h00 – 17h00 with a 1 hour lunch Overtime as and when required – will be compensated for           Lots of room for growth to develop into a managerial role – depending on skills and abilities
Megan Forg Consulting Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 21, 2017
Permanent
Location, Montague Gardens, Cape Town Salary: R15 000 – R18 000 net   Requirements: Matric 5-10 years logistics experience Warehousing and Distribution experience essential Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous,        Competency and efficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel  Must be able to work under pressure Problem Solving and Thinking laterally as part of a team, to meet the needs of the company Dynamic, innovative and structured individual Excellent written and verbal English communicational skills Professional, hard working, fast learning individual Ability to work unsupervised as well as within a team Valid driver’s license Own transport essential Willing to work extended hours     Duties:   Obtaining volumes from clients and input using various software Communicate plans as per program to Warehouse loading teams ensuring loads are checked/staged/loaded Ensure distribution of clients stock in accordance to their NDD and NDT expectations Routing/Scheduling cost saving initiatives, Complete daily/weekly/monthly KPI reports Oversee Line haul requirements Daily Customer Op's meetings Daily Op's meetings with warehouse staff including Health & Safety and minuted Handling and resolving all Customer Queries Oversee all HR & ADMIN functions Ad hoc tasks as required ISO9001-2008 knowledge & commitment, taking a lead role to ensure world class progression. 
Megan Forg Consulting Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 20, 2017
Permanent
    Location: Kyalami, JHB Salary: Market Related   Requirements: Matric Experienced in printing Experience in working with Vutek, Mimaki and Jeti machines Industry related experience in Vehicle Branding or Tarpaulins Excellent verbal and written communication skills Basic use of MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook   Duties: Ensure that materials are booked in and out of the stock room and that all jobs are printed in the most cost effective way Utilising the printers to their optimum and limiting the wastage as far as possible by checking prints with test prints as they are being printed to ensure that all elements are present and that colours and sizes are the same Ensure the correct size of vinyls are used Ensure that workflow is managed in most effective way Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions as specified Ensure that machines are clean as per guide regulations and that the print room is tidy and clean Make sure extraction is always on while printers are functioning Set up and adjust machines and equipment as required with different types materials Ensure that all jobs are on schedule as planned Complete all required spread sheets and ensure that administration if kept up-to-date Daily ordering of materials for print as required to ensure that nothing runs out Making sure all jobs have drawings and check sheets and that all check sheets are accurately filled in Complete ink book out sheets for each ink pouch Ensure that maintenance file is filled in daily after doing daily maintenance          
Megan Forg Consulting Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 20, 2017
Permanent
Business Development Officer   Location: Durban, KZN Salary: Market Related   Closing Date: 09 March 2017   Purpose of the Role: To assist in sourcing new business cross lines of service for the KZN practice, and to oversee the marketing function in KZN.   Requirements: Business Management degree and preferably a MBA Minimum of 8 years’ business development experience in a professional services environment of which at least 3 years at a managerial level.   Duties: Develop business development strategies in line with KZN business development initiatives and priority accounts. Meet with the KZN leadership to understand their individual business development strategies and requirements, and to ensure they are incorporated into the KZN strategy. Play a strategic role in proposal responses and ensuring all new business opportunities are maximised. Identify opportunities and challenges at priority account businesses, match these to firm products and services, and help Relationship Owners with strategies to benefit from these opportunities. Identify business opportunities at existing clients and work with the Relationship Owners and other relevant leaders, to identify ways of approaching the appropriate people at the client to explore these opportunities and suggest solutions. Maintain priority account plans and files, to ensure effective key account management. Stay abreast of Thought Leadership to identify topics of relevance to the KZN market, and pursue these ideas to culminate in    meaningful client interventions. Create an effective media communications strategy for the Assistant Manager to network and manage. Implement the national marketing strategy and plan in KZN. Manage the KZN Client Feedback (not electronic surveys) process and report results to the KZN leadership. Promote a relationship building approach to business development within KZN, as opposed to pushing products and services at clients and targets, and encourage this behaviour by regular reminders of the behavioural standards. Monitor and manage administrative responsibilities for the Marketing department. Ensure that all staff are trained, skilled and that their expertise is optimally applied, and provide coaching on an ongoing basis. Ensure that the working environment contributes to improving staff morale and increasing productivity. Motivate the Marketing budget on an annual zero-based approach with a view to matching expenditure to strategic goals, and then manage expenditure against the budget. Work closely with the National CMD to ensure activities are aligned to the National Strategy and plans.  
Megan Forg Consulting Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 20, 2017
Permanent
iOS Developer   Location: Umhlanga, KZN Salary: Market Related   Requirements: Excellent technical knowledge of Objective-C or Swift on Xcode Experience as a mid-level or senior developer, having filled the primary role on a shipped iOS app developed natively Experience with both iPhone and iPad app development Working experience with 3rd party APIs Experience communicating with web services using JSON/XML Knowledge of system architecture as it relates to mobile apps In-flight teaching and mentoring   Advantageous Published and/or live app(s) on the App Store Understanding of the API stack Extensive UI Design experience Experience with software development on Apple Mac Git    
Megan Forg Consulting Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 17, 2017
Permanent
Personal Assistant   Location: Durban, KZN Salary: Market Related   Purpose of the Role: To provide and efficient and accurate executive administrative support service to Directors/Partners for the smooth operation of the business.   Requirements: 5 years’ administrative support within a professional services firm Microsoft Office Matric/Grade 12 Executive Secretarial / Bookkeeping Diploma Experienced in preparation of professional correspondence, executive packs and presentations Ability to communicate with high-level individuals   Responsibilities: Diary Management for Partners Setting up of meetings and minute taking Completion of time and expense claims for Partners Travel bookings – flights, accommodation and car hire (local and international) – for both Partners as well as teams working for the two Partners Compilation and typing of proposals, presentations and general correspondence Other ad hoc personal tasks for the directors Administrative support Downloading of risk reports for the team - circulating and attending to queries raised Running of Job Costing reports for the line of service leader and providing any other information as required    
Megan Forg Consulting Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 16, 2017
Permanent
  Location:  Isithebe/Mandini (Durban North) Salary: R8k – R11k net per month.   Requirements: Matric - Relevant tertiary qualification or studying towards one would be advantageous 2-3 years logistics experience Experience within the industry in a similar role essential Computer Literacy – advanced Ability to work unsupervised as well as within a team Must be able to work under pressure Efficient administrative skills Competent and efficient in MS Office Packages Excellent written and verbal communication skills Dynamic, innovative and structured individual Problem solving and thinking laterally as part of a team Own transport essential,  Excel - Intermediate to Advanced   Duties: Release orders on the WPSA load planner Plan orders in Plato Middle-ware and Plato Scheduler Progress orders in Accellos for picking Create Consolidated Pick-slip in Accellos Print Shipping Labels from Accellos Progress orders after picking has completed Confirm ship confirmations have been processed in the WPSA ERP system Generate invoices per load Update invoices (Status) in WPSA ERP and Accellos systems ISO 9001-2008, ISO 9001-2015 commitment to taking a lead role to ensure world class progression Embracing self-training needs as well as the needs of the staff within the department. Ad hoc tasks as required,    
Megan Forg Consulting Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 16, 2017
Permanent
Web Developer – C#   Location: Boksburg, Gauteng Salary: R25k per month negotiable plus Pension & Medical Aid   Purpose of the Role: Develop and maintain websites, back-end IT systems and processes. Design, code, test and implement changes to the website to meet both functional and technical requirements. The Web Developer works with Marketing Managers to ensure that the brands’ digital presence is fully optimised to generate leads and build the brand.   Requirements: 2+ years experience Passion for web development primarily with: C# .Net 3.5+ (required) SQL Server 2008/2012 (required) JSON (required) Web services (required) ASP.Net (web forms) (required) HTML5 CSS/CSS3 (required) Other requirements: Fast learning skills and effective information acquisition strategies Creative visualisation, critical thinking, inductive and deductive reasoning. Think outside the box Collaborative coordination and time management. Operate independently. Initiative Capacity to work under pressure while observing high-quality standards. Problem-solving and analysis Good communication and people skills Creativity and attention to detail Must be able to work in a team environment Must be able to work on multiple projects at the same time Must be able to conform to marketing team standards Advantageous PHP Photoshop Modern JavaScript libraries - Ajax, jQuery, etc.   Responsibilities: Ensuring that knowledge of development language remains high and up-to-date Maintaining and developing all websites/pages in line with the company and brand strategies Fully optimising website/pages for SEO purposes Tracking and keeping a record of the website(s) administration and payments Liaising with the sales teams to ensure relevant and accurate content is portrayed at all times Researching and recommending new innovations for the digital space Assisting your marketing team with any miscellaneous tasks that take priority unexpectedly Regular trouble shooting and testing of websites to ensure the best functionality Researching competitor, client and market behaviours on a quarterly basis to ensure that the brand in relevant and current in the market Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities such as: reading the relevant market news and other marketing and branding publications New project development New technologies discovered and introduced to business Assimilates business requirements and formulates development solution Ensuring that the website and internal systems have maximum uptime Bug and error resolution Take ownership of projects assigned to him/her and liaise with the marketing team    
Megan Forg Consulting Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 15, 2017
Permanent
PHP Developer   Location: Century City Salary: Negotiable   About the Role: You will primarily be responsible for PHP development, on the Laravel framework. Solutions will involve MySQL database design, caching and other resource optimisation, 3rd party API integration and API design. Depending on your skill set, you may be expected to assist on Java projects as well (Spring framework and Android applications). Based on the project, you will be required to work alone or in a team, always with the support of the rest of the team. The team is composed of 15 developers, a Business Analyst, a Designer, a QA Tester and Project Managers.   Requirements: 5+ years practical experience in Object Oriented PHP Experience with Laravel or Symphony Experience with Spring framework Experience with relational database design and development Practical experience with integrating and building APIs (consuming and exposing REST /JSON services) Extensive experience with version control Advantageous: Up-to-date HTML & CSS / Bootstrap knowledge Angular2 experience Linux experience Knowledge of continuous integration tools
Megan Forg Consulting Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 13, 2017
Permanent
  Location: Woodstock, Cape Town Salary: R25k – R30k per month   Requirements: Relevant IT Degree/Diploma or experience 5 years Wordpress experience.   Duties: Manage the Web division and mentor to a junior developer.  
Megan Forg Consulting Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 07, 2017
Permanent
Chef de Partie / Chef Tournant   Location: Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town Salary: R6kpm   Requirements: Experienced Chef de Partie in ALL SECTIONS   Duties: Work in all areas of kitchen Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes within your speciality Managing and training any demi-chef de parties or commis working with you Assisting the sous chef and head chef to develop new dishes and menus Ensuring you and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins      
Megan Forg Consulting Montague Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 06, 2017
Permanent
Merchandise Planner Location: Montague Gardens, Cape Town Salary: R25k per month negotiable   Fashion Accessories Supplier required a Merchandise Planner for their retail division.   Requirements: Grade 12/Matric with relevant tertiary qualification A minimum of 3+ years merchandise planning experience in a retail environment Strong numerical and analytical skills Advanced Excel skills (V lookup, Pivot tables, graphs, complex formulae)   Duties: Meet/Exceed Sales targets Develop and manage seasonal product planning, OTB and merchandise strategies. Optimise Range assortments and replenishments Manage inventory levels and markdowns Produce Annual, Quarterly, Monthly and Weekly reporting necessary for informed decision-making Solid communication with buying, logistics and store merchandising teams Analyse performance and implement corrective strategies as required Develop and implement process and system improvements 
Megan Forg Consulting Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 06, 2017
Permanent
IR Manager Location: Pietermaritzburg, KZN Salary: R30k per month   Requirements: A formal tertiary qualification in IR essential Honours qualification advantageous 5-10 years IR experience within the LOGISTICS industry essential 3-5 years within the industry in a senior role essential Excellent communications skills essential Dynamic, innovative and structured individual Valid driver’s license Advanced Microsoft office and reporting skills   Duties: Co-ordinate and control a sound industrial relations climate by attending to and guiding disciplinary and grievance processes Reporting to specific Committees on the status of the function Capacitating Management on the application and interpretation of policies and agreements and attending to administrative requirements with respect to the preparation, circulation and maintenance of reports, correspondences and notifications, Co-ordinate and control procedures and research sequences associated with Disciplinary and Grievance cases and inquiries Prepares and represents the Organisation in cases referred for Conciliation/ Arbitration, Provides practical training and guidance to Management on procedures and applications associated with specific Industrial Relations processes, Preparing reports on Disciplinary/ Grievance cases referred and attended to, outlining outcomes/ awards for submission to the National HR Manager and specific Committees for perusal and comment, Compiling and presenting reports, referring to statistics to describe the industrial relations climate in the organization, Corresponding with the Trade Unions on specific issues or requests (reasons for specific actions/ decision against member, shop stewards time –off, etc.) and scrutinizes responses prior to circulation, attending national meetings and ensuring a positive relationship thereof always, Maintaining case files containing all documents, correspondence and outcome/ award determination and/ or accessing/ retrieving information upon request, Employee relations site visits on a quarterly basis to meet with employee’s representatives and management to resolve any issues and to ensure fairness and stability, Ensuring stability in relation to customer service levels nationally through proactive engagement and communication to prevent illegal work stoppages and go slows, Ad hoc tasks as required ISO 9001-2015 knowledge & commitment, taking a lead role to ensure world class progression.
Megan Forg Consulting Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 06, 2017
Permanent
Graphic/Web Designer Location: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Salary: R12k per month   Opportunity available at an Online Betting Company in Cape Town We’re looking for a new designer, looking for a start in the digital, e-commerce environment who is adaptable and likes variety, ultimately a visual problem-solver.    Requirements: Relevant Diploma/Degree Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite HTML & CSS   Duties: Refreshing the on-site content Transforming briefs and ideas into products and assets Managing web banners Copywriting and video editing capabilities will be advantageous You’ll also assist with offline design, analytics and social media management Campaign strategy brainstorms
Megan Forg Consulting Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 03, 2017
Permanent
Location: Cape Town Salary: R30k - R40k per month   Job Description: Work on high profile projects for some of the largest brands in South Africa and Internationally, be challenged to deliver high quality award winning products using the latest progressive frameworks in an ever changing and fast paced environment.   Requirements: Relevant Certification, Diploma in Information Technology or relevant Tertiary Degree   Skills & Experience:  Minimum 6+ years’ of experience with C#, ASP.Net MVC and Linq Entity Framework / Linq to SQL experience Standards compliance HTML and JavaScript Proficient with JQuery and Javascript SVN / Git or some form of source control Agile Development methodologies SQL Server Thorough understanding of Web server technologies Thorough understanding of front end technologies and limitations Technologies: ASP.Net MVC 5 HTML 5 CSS 3 jQuery Javascript Bootstrap SASS or LESS IIS SQL Umbraco
Megan Forg Consulting Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 03, 2017
Permanent
Location: Johannesburg Salary: R40k – R50k per month Job Description: Work on high profile projects for some of the largest brands in South Africa and Internationally, be challenged to deliver high quality award winning products using the latest progressive frameworks in an ever changing and fast paced environment.   Requirements: Relevant Certification, Diploma in Information Technology or relevant Tertiary Degree  Minimum 6+ years’ of experience with C#, ASP.Net MVC and Linq Entity Framework / Linq to SQL experience Standards compliance HTML and JavaScript Proficient with JQuery and Javascript SVN / Git or some form of source control Agile Development methodologies SQL Server Thorough understanding of Web server technologies Thorough understanding of front end technologies and limitations Technologies: ASP.Net MVC 5 HTML 5 CSS 3 jQuery Javascript Bootstrap SASS or LESS IIS SQL Umbraco
Megan Forg Consulting Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 03, 2017
Permanent
Location: Tokai, Cape Town Salary: Negotiable   Main Goals & Objectives: Develop and perform testing processes across various applications and systems Communicate defects and problems timorously to the relevant individual Provide application support Develop and maintain test and user documentation   Requirements: Relevant IT or Business qualification or equivalent 2+ years of experience in quality assurance testing using a mix of automated and manual testing Experience with testing tools and suites Experience with testing user interfaces Experience and understanding of structured test methodologies and processes Superior analytical skills, quantitative skills and problem solving skills Exposure to Jira and Agile methodology advantageous Experience in automated testing on mobile applications advantageous Software testing certifications advantageous Exposure to Selenium, Appium or similar advantageous   Duties: Testing: Participate in the Software Development Life Cycle, and conduct various types of testing for projects, enhancements and bug-fixes before deployment in a agile environment Identify and investigate areas that require further analysis and/or development attention Automate feature specific test cases and maintain the manual and automated test suite Provide regular feedback on defects, problem issues and areas requiring attention to the Product Owner and Development team Assist with confirming and describing bugs identified by client, customer or staff users, so that developers can perform corrective Software Tester Ensure that the work is carried out to the quality required and meets the pre-determined requirements Test management/Co-ordination: Develop, maintain and review testing standards, methodologies and processes Coordinate with the systems administrator to ensure all testing environments are kept up-to-date and in sync with live environments Assist with user training, such as reviewing training material and/or conducting training through face-to-face sessions or via video conference Coordinate third-party penetration testing at required intervals, and feedback resulting action points to be entered onto the backlog Documentation: Produce and maintain test documentation Compile and/or update user documentation before deployment of projects, enhancements or bug-fixes Communication: Communicate in the English language by telephone, one-on-one or in a group setting regarding technical or non-technical subjects Communicate any impediments in a timeous manner Actively participate in Sprint ceremonies Reporting: Using the prescribed issue management tool (JIRA), maintain detailed reports of bugs and problems that occurred during the testing process, and provide such reports as required Information Security: Adhere to applicable information security procedures and policies as updated from time to time on the ISMS Report any information security incidents or potential information security threats to the Information Security Management Officer Take a proactive approach to information security
Megan Forg Consulting Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Feb 03, 2017
Permanent
Location: Tokai, Cape Town Salary: Negotiable   Main Roles & Responsibilities: A technically qualified manager, with a proven track record in staff management To effectively lead, develop and manage teams and inspire others to achieve their goals through innovation, quality and excellence   Requirements: Able to guide the team through the development, testing and implementation stages and review the completed work effectively Possesses good knowledge of different software systems, client/server architectures and various compatibility requirements Provide an efficient working atmosphere to project teams and ensure objectives are met within stipulated time Identify resource and equipment requirements, efficient capacity planning and manage software and hardware availability Understands different programming languages and ability to solve problems in coding, testing and deployment Comprehensive knowledge of quality assurance principles, methods, design, testing and implementation Experience in troubleshooting, software development processes and ability to understand and implement client requirements Relevant IT related tertiary qualification and experience Has a software engineering background Excellence in interpersonal skills Good verbal and written communication. Understands how to communicate difficult / sensitive information tactfully Managed a team of at least 10 direct/indirect software engineers Delivered web-based and mobile products to the market that were developed in-house Has experience growing an engineering team in the local CT area Has a track record of improving efficiency of the software development unit through process definition/improvements, automation, DevOps, identifying and hiring/contracting required expertise, etc Advanced negotiation and relationship building skills Proven Agile and scrum methodology practice Able to articulate experience in skills assessment of individuals, skills gap assessment and remediation for the engineering team, and capacity planning for the short- and long-term Performance Areas   Duties: Management: Deadline driven Management Strong communication, Analytical and problem-solving skills Ensure standard operating procedures and project guidelines are in place Task allocation and performance evaluation of team members Ability to manage and communicate effectively with teams and clients Understand project requirements, coordinate with resources and direct the projects in the right direction in a timely manner Meet with client teams and gather requirements, conduct regular meetings and track project progress Ability to manage change and effectively pass on the information down the line to concerned teams for smoother execution Developing and managing growth strategies Interview candidates and hire resources Delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage teams end to end Communication: Strong communication, Analytical and problem-solving skills Resource management skills and ability to handle complex / sensitive issues Interview candidates and hire resources Encourage team interaction, boost employee motivation and appreciate team contribution Implementation: Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases Ensure standard operating procedures and project guidelines are in place Task allocation and performance evaluation of team members Meet with client teams and gather requirements, conduct regular team meetings and track project progress Ability to match project tasks with opportunities for development so that employee potential is utilised to the maximum Developing and managing growth strategies Proven Agile and scrum methodology practise Audit and Review: Implement, update and enforce ISO27001 and other IT policies Conduct performance reviews of team members and identify areas of improvement, give feedback and recommend for promotions or salary increments Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of team members and suitably make changes if required