Software Development Team Lead


R50 000 – R60 000

Our clients are experts in Application Development and Management, Mobile and Web development. They deliver innovation and excellence in the most complex of digital solutions. Our client is looking for someone to lead a software development team and co-ordinate the entire product development process.



  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Prior experience in Development
  • Prior experience in a similar capacity managing a team of Developers



  • Manage Team
  • Oversees all aspects of the team by facilitating and resolving issues
  • Monitors performance of team members on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensures that the team is aligned with the company strategy and working towards achieving the strategy.
  • Facilitates team training and development through the implementation of training and development plans.
  • Provides detailed and comprehensive specifications to developers, when necessary.
  • Determines most effective and efficient software design to meet specifications, when necessary.
  • Provides developers with the appropriate software design.
  • Provides PSO with accurate estimates for the completion of the software.
  • Ensures that the project schedule is regularly updated.
  • Obtains signoff on developed software.
  • Signs off developed software provided by developers.
  • Ensures that the functionality of the software corresponds to the specifications, within the project schedule and agreed deadline.
  • Tests the developed software to ensure that it meets quality standards
  • Reviews the Bug Tracking System reports on a regular basis.
  • Completes comprehensive and detailed documentation for the software developed, according to documentation standards and within project schedule.
  • Forwards the documentation to the Technical Lead for checking and approval.
  • Makes amendments to documentation when necessary.
  • Produces the required analysis and design documentation for the software
  • Coordinates projects to ensure that prioritised deadlines are met.
  • Monitors progress of projects to ensure that they are on track with the schedule.
  • Effectively resolves escalated project risks.
  • Communicates with external parties regarding the product, as and when necessary.
  • Aligns Performance for Success
  • Focuses and guides team in accomplishing work objectives.
  • Collaboratively works with team members to set performance goals and measures.
  • Actively identifies new areas for learning.
  • Regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities.
  • Uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Quality Orientation
  • Ensures that software development standards are met.
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of team goals.

REF: JG189


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