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Software Development Manager


Posted on Nov 23, 2021 by CV-Library

Merseyside, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£70k - £75k Annual
Are you an experienced Software Development Manager who is looking for a new role (preferably, a newly created role that you can really add value to and make your own?!)? If you're looking to work for a large employer who are investing in their IT technology, processes and software then please keep reading.

This role is to be part of the IT Leadership team and will be instrumental in defining the innovation strategy, working with the team to develop software and processes that will drive efficiencies across the business.

You will be responsible for leading, managing and motivating the development function to deliver solutions and services that will help shape and drive our business forward.

Being an ideas person, this is an opportunity to define a role within their organisation that will not only change the way that they develop solutions, but also how development can facilitate change at the core of the business.

Location: Wirral 2 days, home based 3

Salary: £70,000 plus benefits

Hours: Monday to Friday 9-5.30pm

Key Responsibilities

• Work as a key member of the IT Leadership Team to help define Strategy and Process for all work streams

• Shape and Build the Team to meet objectives

• Manage stakeholders through the project delivery lifecycle in conjunction with the wider project teams

• Lead a team of Developers in the creation of high quality software, workflows and process within agreed project deadlines

• Manage team members in line with company policy and procedures, including performance, development, disciplinary

• Set team and lead developer goals and objectives

• Manage train and guide lead developers

• Inspire and motivate team members at all levels

• Take high level ownership of all work within the team

• Ensure all new team members are mentored and ensure established team members are provided required support to develop and grow in their roles

• Provide reporting into the business so that there is clear visibility of all the work in development

• Work closely with peers in the business to understand business process and requirements

• Promote a positive working environment for the team within your areas as well as other business areas you engage with

• Assist in the design and implementation of standards and procedures to ensure consistency when developing high quality software. Ensure that team members understand and follow standards

• Ensure the consistency in technologies, tools and techniques used within the team

• Ensure consistency with brand guidelines and other 3rd party branding

• Suggest better solutions to problems

• Keep abreast of latest and emerging technologies

• Innovate

• Ensure Technology is able to support the business in maintaining its reputation for fast and flexible software delivery.

• Ensure a delivery-focused and flexible approach to projects/deliverables, maintaining a high level of accuracy in estimation whilst coping with fluctuating requirements.

Experience & Knowledge

You'll have worked in a similar leadership role previously and you'll have experience in; Data warehousing, Dev Ops, Automated Testing, and Software Deployment.

• Proactive and self-motivated

• Experience working in a fast-paced environment and able to work on concurrent complex projects.

• Development governance and Documentation

• Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success

• Critical thinker

• Problem Solver

• Good understanding of software lifecycle management, use of agile, waterfall etc.

• Excellent time-management skills

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Excellent Stakeholder Management Skills. Collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to help plan and deliver projects.

• Experience leading and building multi-disciplined teams

• Passion for innovation, new ideas and new technologies.

• Demonstrable Technical hands on skills in multiple technologies, API, Mobile, Workflow, C#, VueJs etc

Roberts Webb Recruitment are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this role

Reference: 215237332

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