Senior Technical Solution Manager

Senior Technical Solution Manager

Job Title: Senior Technical Solution Manager
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 800000.00
Reference: JN -122016-7297
Job Published: January 09, 2017 05:07

Job Description

Role TitleSenior Technical Solution Manager
Reporting RelationshipsMD
Supervises: NA
Job FamilyMobile
Role PurposeThe main function of this position is the technical leadership inside the Sub-Saharan Africa operation for all technical integrations and solution development.
Main Responsibilities
  • Lead technical integration with customers and breakdown of requirements, including gathering and analyzing technical specifications for web and mobile applications.
  • Engaging with multiple teams, customers, and stakeholders throughout the solution lifecycle to understand the needed requirements then translate these requirements to use cases and scenarios.
  • Steering of (internal-)development teams for new projects/product customization and special marketing campaigns, that are requested out of the region
  • Responsible for an active technical management and supervision of (content-) partners inside the region, including onboarding of new partners regarding technical integration.
  • Support the Managing Director and other team-members during Pre-Sales activities from a technical perspective and engage with multiple teams to be able to provide a proper scoping and effort-estimation.
Knowledge / Skills Requirements
  • Ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms and the other way around
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organization, time management and project planning/execution skills along with broad knowledge and understanding of wireless technology, trends, enterprise mobility management, VAS solutions, competing technologies and the solution implementation lifecycle
  • Very good technical understanding of App/Web development
  • Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions preferred
  • Experience managing resources with Java (JavaScript / Node.JS) & Android skills
  • Demonstrated understanding in the areas of application programming, database, and system design
  • Experience managing projects using the full software lifecycle development model
  • Experience using SCRUM/Agile methodology
  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution, problem solving, investigation, and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of business processes related business (Music/Games & Entertainment solutions)
  • Experience recruiting associates and contractors, and onboarding new resources
Soft Skills: 
  • Ability to multitask with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Focus on a deadline & delivery, work effectively in a small, highly creative team;
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate a passion for technology in particular, have an aptitude for mobile applications, mobile web development, and frontend programming
  • Ability to research, listen well and think outside the box when it comes to finding innovative solutions.
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Relating and Networking
  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
Desirable skills
  • Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking
  • Adapting and Responding to Change

Functional/Professional Expertise


Graduate of Computer science bachelor degree or equivalent.


Job Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience within a similar role
  •  Must be a South African citizen or have a valid South African residence visa

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