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TECHNICAL MANAGER – manage team & tech direction for growing Digital Comms – CAPE TOWN, R900K

TECHNICAL MANAGER – manage team & tech direction for growing Digital Comms – CAPE TOWN, R900K

Job Title: TECHNICAL MANAGER – manage team & tech direction for growing Digital Comms – CAPE TOWN, R900K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Industry:
IT
Salary: R900K - R1M/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email: gary@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: October 19, 2018 10:40

Job Description

This is a very good opportunity for a TECHNICAL MANAGER / TECHNICAL LEAD to manage a team & technical direction for a fast-growing DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS business.

This role provides a career path for you to become their CTO in time.

Based in CAPE TOWN this role offers a salary of R900K – R1M/annum.

THE COMPANY:
This is a DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS & Marketing Tech business which has been operating for 5 years. They specialise in building contact communication strategies for businesses, ranging from customer engagement to full scale digital contact strategies, using automated lead generation, data management as well as AVM, SMS and Cloud PBX platforms to create communication strategies for leading businesses. Core specialisation is in automated communications, automated voice messages, lead generation for call centres and debt collection.

THE ROLE:
As the Technical Manager you will steer the company’s technology direction, technical staff and outsourced partners.
The position will offer you the chance to escalate into a CTO role in very quick time, where you’ll then also look at long-term technology requirements, roadmaps, innovations in the tech stack and the relevant recruitment of technical staff. The development functions are currently outsourced, and the plan medium term is to bring those skills inhouse.

Current Team:
The business currently employs 12 people comprised of operational and commercial people. Development is currently outsourced, and the plan is to bring some of those functions back internally. As part of the role you will manage the outsourced relationships and ultimately bring those expertise inhouse.
  
REQUIRED SKILLS:
A background in Development (ideally Java, but that’s not essential) will be a strong advantage.
A keen desire to change function from a Tech Manager into a CTO role.
Strong Systems Integration experience.
Ability to establish IT services frameworks and IT security policies.
Strong Project Management skills.
Ability to lead, manage and recruit.
IMPORTANT: This is a small company that are looking for someone with a really strong entrepreneurial mindset and who wants to be a part of a fast-growing business.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
gary@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

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