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David Joubert

Management Consultant professional

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Cape Town South Africa

Throughout his career David has either been a custodian or beneficiary of Product Deployment; Solution Management; and Resource Management ; - all which are key to business development success. As a custodian it was to drive the aggregate program plan through an organisation, ensuring that the fruits of the investment are realized. As a beneficiary it was to attract or retain clients by actively demonstrating the organization’s capability.

David has a proven track record of success in turning around challenged programs and projects, incorporating new technology into business, and leading organisations to successful implementation of strategic and operational business objectives. He has successfully delivered large transformational programmes and projects in SA and abroad.

Backed up by certifications in ITIL, Prince 2 and MITP and exposure to various project management methodologies such as Funnel & Gates (Nedbank); Blue Process (Standard Bank); Temenos implementation model(Temenos-Switzerland) and experienced at setting up the deployment management tools and methodologies in environments where such discipline is non-existent.

He is a dedicated and passionate individual who is very conscientious about delivering the right quality of work as effective and efficient as possible. He Obtained an MBA from De Montfort university in the UK in 2004 and have achieved certification in Prince 2 and ITIL and has undergone various leadership initiatives through the financial industry and government including: the Senior Leadership Programme (GIBS) Public services Management Act (UNISA); and MITP (IBM).

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Business development partner - Africa | ITSS Global
2012 - present

ICT and Telecommunications

Information Technologies Solutions & Services (ITSS) develops and delivers banking technology solutions and services to around 100 banks and financial institutions worldwide.

ITSS with its strong banking expertise, it provides a complete range of services like custom software development, testing services, product development, implementation services, application services, business and technology consulting.

ITSS is specialised in:

•GLOBUS / T24 Banking system
•Avaloq banking system
•Software development, Testing and Implementation
•Technical and Business Consulting

Previous Position(s)

Senior Project Manager | Temenos
2010 - 2012

ICT and Telecommunications

• Managing & maintaining relationships between Temenos and the client to ensure that the client has achieved full benefit realization through their business investment
• Managing project teams, resources and consultants; and ensuring the right people are assigned for the right function
• Monitoring and managing project performance against defined plans and schedules
• Managing the overall interface with regards to all facets of the project, throughout the project life-cycle
• Anticipating customer needs and wants and developing new features or products as deemed necessary by the client
• Mentoring and coaching team members in respect to the varying needs of each individual client
• Serving on the Executive Committee of the Services Cluster, interfacing with key client Executives, maintaining close alignment with client objectives, practices and goals

Programme Manager | Standard Bank
2007 - 2010

Accounting, Banking and Finance

• Accountability for the Retail Banking New Business, Work Requests and Compliance - IT Programmes
• Full access to budget and resources assigned to the Retail Banking area
• Management of all Projects undertaken by Retail Banking or managed by Retail Banking on behalf of the Enterprise
• Ensuring Programme Governance and all aspects thereof
• Ensuring recovery of time against Projects
• Attending to People & Performance matters

CIO | DTI - Trade commission
2005 - 2007

ICT and Telecommunications

ITAC (The International Trade Administration Commission of SA), is a seconded Government department responsible for ensuring fair trade. ITAC's objective enables Import & export activities to be conducted within the confinements of SA. In addition, govt. expects prompt decisions on Tariff investigations as well as investigations into potential dumping of goods into SA markets.

Programme Manager | HP
2004 - 2007

ICT and Telecommunications

HP, together with a number of multi-national corporations, promoted the concept of global citizenship. This programme was one of many initiatives aimed at levelling the playing fields between the developed and developing nations and in the case of South-Africa, addressed the disparities between the highly developed urban and under developed rural areas.The initial project was founded on a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) between HP, Provincial Government and the local authority and my responsibility consisted of managing and co-ordinating various tactical and operations consequences.
The latter part of my engagement focussed on a global transition management role to oversee the transformation of Ericsson’s IT services to HP, leading a team of 11 project managers in 9 countries; including: Austria, Romania, Israel, Italy, Russia, Poland, Egypt, Nigeria & Congo.

Portfolio Manager | Cell C
2002 - 2004

ICT and Telecommunications

Cell C's initial aim was to gain market share by converting non-users to the mobile telephony services and switching existing users from the current incumbent networks.
My responsibility was strategic and mainly focussed on managing and co-ordinating various marketing and operations solutions for Cell C (i.e. marketing communications, product development & management, marketing intelligence, and the Cell C Service Provider).

Project Manager | Nedbank
2000 - 2002

Accounting, Banking and Finance

• Present proposals, new business projects
• Management & implementation of alternative strategic connectivity opportunities e.g. VPN (Linx) etc
• Investigate and initiate opportunities for instrumentation and automation of processes.
• Management and co-ordinating strategic channel performance in line with approved architecture
• Managing matrix teams in terms of time, cost, quality and risk and the co-ordination of changes, issues, problems;
• Managing Service level agreement with internal/external customers & suppliers;

Project Manager | FNB
1997 - 2000

ICT and Telecommunications

• Business case development;
• Definition and management of testing strategies and methodologies;
• Idea generation on technological solution in support of Business Case;
• Defined and managed project definition end-to-end;
• Managed project scope, time, cost, and quality;
• Managed stakeholders with differing needs and expectations;
• Managed requirements (needs) and unidentified requirements (expectations);
• Managed project plan;
• Managed changes, issues, and problems;
• Reported on Project progress;
• Managed resource assignments to the various sub-elements of the project;

SW engineer | SAB
1991 - 1995

ICT and Telecommunications

• Standardisation of JD-Edwards and CRS-Pay software regionally.
• Systems manager of Mainframe/Midrange systems;
• Performance manager of Mainframe/Midrange systems;
• Capacity planner of Midrange system;
• Disaster recovery process owner on Mainframe/Midrange systems;

Operator/ops analyst | Foschini
1987 - 1990

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

• Ensured availability of online services, Backup & Recovery;
• Maintained JCL and other interpreter language products;
• Installed & maintained 3rd Party Products and Mainframe system software;
• Ensured and tested disaster recovery procedures.

Educational history


De Montfort University

2000 - 2004

MBA - Risk Management, Strategy

Belhar ss

1981 - 1981


1978 - 1992

high school - general

St Raphael

1974 - 1985


1958 - 2002

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