Head of Software Development

North West


IT


£50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits


03/05/2017



Is man management your thing?

Do you have a previous background in Software Development but now excel in managing developers and their careers?

Do you want to work for one of Manchester’s best tech-savvy companies who is expanding rapidly?

My client is looking for an experienced Head of Software Development / Software Development Manager who has at least 3-5 years solid people management experience who can manage a team of 15 + software and web developers all at varying levels of their careers. Working closely with all members of the delivery team, the Development Manager will run a team of Java and Web Developers to deliver software in accordance with the prevailing project plan, on time, to specification, and of the highest quality.

Your experience as Head of Software Development will include;

* Development team management, supervision and motivation
* Accurate and timely management reporting (Development progress, quality, etc.)
* Management duties such as appraisals, authorisations, salary reviews
* Arrange training, conduct interviews and assessments
* Establishing, maintaining and applying development processes, systems and gateways

This is a hands off Head of Software Development / Development Manager role and you will NOT be required to produce any code. You will, however, have a previous background in software development so you can understand the products the developers are working with and the mindset of a developer.

Any previous knowledge of Java, C#, Web development would be useful but as mentioned above this role will not include hands-on development so any other software development languages will be considered.

Benefits include pension scheme, annual bonus, healthcare, gym membership and special management perks.

If you are a true people manager and are interested in this Head of Software Development / Software Development Manager role then please send your CV today for immediate consideration.

Ascent People Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered.

*Head of Software Development / Software Development Manager, Manchester*

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