Software Development Manager

Executives Online - Somerset

Posted 739 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
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Job description

Well known and highly successful brand requires a Software Development Manager due to an internal restructure.

This organisation has recently experienced strong sales and continues to grow in a competitive space and challenging economy.

Having a great reputation for developing their people, alongside their renowned culture this is a great opportunity for an experienced individual or someone looking to take the next step in their career (however you will need to have led or managed a team).

In overview, this role is to manage and deliver development phases of projects, which meet business requirements and strategic objectives ensuring high quality and within timescales and budget.

This role has high progression opportunity that will grow into a senior management position within the IT function. Therefore the individual needs to have high aspirations but the gravitas and ability to perform and undertake high levels of responsibility.

The role:

- Managing a team of up to 10 people. Recruiting, coaching and development when required to ensure strong performance;

- Complete individual and team appraisals, setting clearly defined objectives;

- Provide consultative expertise during pre-development activities, ensuring achievable and supportable designs;

- Contribute to the development strategy;

- Plan and maintain the development phases for the manager of the project, identifying skills and resource requirements;

- Manage relations within the business, especially during project delivery, managing communications between all involved teams;

- Manage work performed by the development team, ensuring effective and efficient use of tools;

- Ensure knowledge of all technologies used within the business to ensure they are fully exploited to achieve optimum solution;

- Assist Application Support Manager top ensure quality service provision;

- Matrix manage, both internally and externally in the development phase of the projects.


Desired Skills and Experience

The Person:

- Strong software development background (Java, SQL, Oracle, .Net);

- Previous management or supervision of a team is essential;

- Proven commercial acumen and negotiating skills;

- Project Management and mapping skills are essential;

- Drives and delivers with pace but with the flexibility to cope with changes;

- Strong networking and relationship building skills;

- Innovative with a positive leadership style;

- Excellent decision making skills with the ability to challenge and influence others;

- Experience within a service and consumer led organisation would be an advantage.

About this company

Executives Online

Executives Online deploys a unique blend of technology and hands-on service to deliver the best person for any executive role. Our permanent recruitment service delivers senior managers and executives (£50k to £200k pa positions) – selected for their specific experience and skills, in virtually every functional and professional discipline. Most importantly, we’re not a job board – behind our online presence is a full-service, personalised recruitment operation. At the heart of our service is our global talent bank of over 151,000 candidates. Selected from over 230,000 applicants, these individuals represent a diverse and highly experienced resource for companies facing an urgent need for talent. Our unique blend of technology and a full hands-on and hi-touch personalized service allows us to meet complex and out-of-the-ordinary briefs. In fact it is our specialty. Our culture is hands on, no frills, fast paced and entrepreneurial Our vision statement is: to “transform executive search.”

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