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SENIOR DEVELOPER – design SOLUTIONS & LEAD DEV TEAM in Global Digital Marketing Consultancy – CAPE TOWN, R900K

Job Title: SENIOR DEVELOPER – design SOLUTIONS & LEAD DEV TEAM in Global Digital Marketing Consultancy – CAPE TOWN, R900K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: R880K - R900K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2019 13:09

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for you to be a DEVELOPMENT TEAM LEAD in one of the most successful International Digital Marketing Consultancies. Along with leading a Development Team, the position is a client-facing one offering you the chance to enhance your business experience along with your team leading abilities.

Based in CAPE TOWN this DEVELOPMENT TEAM LEAD role offers a salary up to R900K/annum.

As one of the world-leading DIGITAL MARKETING CONSULTANCIES this international business drives digital capabilities for many of the world’s largest consumer brands. They operate at the intersection of Digital, Data and Tech and are regarded as experts in helping brands truly benefit from their digital transformation. The results of their work have been pivotal in driving a more consumer-centric business practice for their clients.

As DEVELOPMENT TEAM LEAD you will lead and mentor the Development Team (including CRM & Marketing Automation technologies). Along with this you will support the commercial teams in creating solutions for prospects and customers throughout the sales cycle and deliver thought leadership to companies to transform their customer's experience. You must therefore want to translate business objectives into enticing recommendations. 

Responsibilities will include: 
Create and implement standard way of working including processes and platforms for the development team based on current best practice.  
Act as the interface between the development team and other areas of the business.
Solution Design and Architecture (Medium and High Complexity) 
Consult on both Web and Mobile implementations.  
Gather business requirements and produce technical requirements. 
Coordinate and lead the entire solution cycle. 
Design winning solutions to enable client's business initiatives to be realized. 

Development background in PHP, JavaScript, Web Application Development, MySQL.
CRM experience - an understanding of CRM data models; understanding of database marketing.
A keen interest in Direct Digital marketing (Email, SMS, MMS & Push). 
CMS & Content arbitration/automation. 
PHP / Laravel.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud or any other Marketing Cloud experience. 
Ideally, at least 3 years’ experience in leading and mentoring a development team.
Excellent business-facing communication skills and an aptitude to understand the drivers across different industry sectors.
Solid programming experience in HTML and other web-based technologies. 
Data/ Architecture certification with a recognised industry body will be an advantage but isn’t essential. 
Experience with SQL and relational databases (MSSQL, MySQL, etc.).
Above all, you must have clear ambitions to improve your technical, team leading and business-facing commercial experience.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.