Application Specialist IT

Categories Other
Salary Market Related
Location Western Cape
Job Information

Job Spec:

Our Client in Cape Town requires an Application Specialist IT for a permanent role. The successful candidate will plan, manage and support tactical IT projects and perform all support activities within the specified pharmaceutical retail area.


  • IT Diploma / Degree or 6 years relevant IT and Pharmacy experience


Job Objectives entails:

  • To plan and manage all activities within the area of technology and within his/her responsibility
  • To ensure timely and effective communication with the project team, the project stakeholders and the business support users
  • To effectively manage the day to day IT operations within the specified pharmaceutical area
  • To efficiently manage vendor relationships and deliverables within the specified IT environment



  • 5 years – Experience within an IT support management position
  • 5 years – Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry

Knowledge and Skills


  • 3 years – Broadly skilled in information and communication technology
  • 3 years – Knowledge of all stages of systems development from specification to implementation
  • 3 years – Exposure to Support and administration of Unisolv dispensing system
  • 5 years – Exposure to vendor management
  • 3 years – Change Management
  • 5 years – Problem solving skills
  • 5 years – Interpersonal skills
  • 5 years – Communication skills
  • MS Office suite
  • 3 years – MS SQL
  • 3 years – Unisolv
  • 3 years – Basic Linux administration


  • Exposure to Project Management
  • Software development background
  • Project management skills
  • Google Suite
  • MS Project



  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Planning and Organising
  • Analysing
  • Delivering of results and meeting customer expectations
  • Working with people
  • Relating and networking
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Conflict management skills
  • Adhering to principles and values


  • Learning and researching
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
  • Coping with pressures and setbacks
  • Achieving personal work goals and objectives
  • Presenting and communicating information

If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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