IT Developer/Project Manager (Ref: MEITD)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Pinetown - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Tuesday 19 October 2021
Job Description:

Our client is seeking an IT Developer/Project Manager to join their team. The IT Developer / Project Manager will be responsible for the development, testing, debugging and maintenance of applications as well as identifying areas for modification and improvement. The incumbent will also be responsible for management of projects within the organization from an IT perspective

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Main job function


Support of the bespoke Oracle systems (Coins and Adonis)

Manage the Coins manufacturing and wholesale system

Ensure that all queries or issues raised are effectively dealt with to minimise problems and downtime

Manage system changes and enhancements using the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)

Liaise with the Adonis support team to manage changes, resolve issues and provide enhancements

Manage backups of the databases and code


IT Infrastructure

Centralised management of links to remotes sites

Server management – ensuring efficient use of storage & resources

Monitoring of Fortigate firewalls to ensure that risks from external & internal sources are minimised

Centralised user management using domains, active directory & group policies

Centrally managed password policy to ensure that passwords meet internationally recognised standards & are changed on a regular basis

Manage VPN access & guest access

Oracle & SQL Server infrastructure management

Managing onsite & offsite backup & restoration procedures

Patching of operating systems such as Windows to reduce security risks

Management of Anti-virus and Endpoint security using Kaspersky Antivirus

Management of the network infrastructure including switches, routers, AP’s and LAN cabling

Management of the CCTV networks

Management of the telephone systems and data connections using fibre, Diginet and wireless

Asset management

Internet access



Management of backup procedures

Regular testing of recovery procedures

Monitoring of backups to ensure completion without any issues


Project Management

Manage projects using the Agile and Waterfall approaches

Develop project plans, Gant charts, Pert charts etc. using Microsoft Project


Software Systems

Manage multiple software systems including Coins, Rims, Adonis, Sage VIP, XTime, Sage Evolution Fixed Assets, POS, Qlikview, Boris and Sysaid

Ensure that systems integrate where possible and provide accurate information


Design and Coding using Coins Oracle Form and Reports

Analysis, design, & development using Oracle Forms and Oracle Reports for maintenance & enhancement of non-retail systems, focusing on planning, manufacturing, sales, warehousing, inventory & financial areas

Develop detailed system design specifications to serve as a guide for system & program development


Testing of all changes to the System

Test and debug all enhancements to existing programs or new programs and modules during the development phase. This includes User Acceptance Testing and full documentation of results



Relevant Qualification in IT/Project Management



Minimum of 6-8 years’ IT experience

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a management / team leader role

Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Oracle (Forms, Reports, Database administration & design, SQL and PL/SQL)

Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Microsoft products including Windows, O365, SQL Server, Project & PowerPoint

Minimum of 3 years’ software development knowledge including systems’ analysis and design, SDLC, data migration & testing

Experience with procedures, functions, packages, types, and triggers

Knowledge of IT infrastructure including WAN & LAN networking, hardware, VM’s, Wi-Fi, Active Directory, group policies and remote management

Experience in a manufacturing & wholesale environment

Experience with Cobol, Linux, QlikView, Papercut, COINS, ADONIS and BI knowledge would be advantageous



A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.




Please contact Melanie Els