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Job Ref:  204614408
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Warwickshire
City:  Sutton Coldfield
Post Code:  B73
Salary:  £55000 - £60000/annum
24/10/2016 11:17
A Development Manager is now required to join a fantastic company who are a market leader in the provision of Remote Workforce Management software for the health and social care sectors.

Based in Birmingham the successful candidate will be working for a company whose patented award winning services help businesses to deliver a quality assured service with increased safeguarding, whilst saving time and money.

The role of the Development Manager is key to the success of our business. It is an enabling role that eliminates major impediments to success, ensures effective co-ordination and communication of activities across multiple software teams and with other departments, helps teams to celebrate success and provides an environment in which every individual is given the opportunity to excel, develop their career and demonstrate their true capability.

As the Development Manager you will be responsible for;

Be accountable for the successful delivery of first-rate software to time, budget and to the expected level of quality.

Work with multiple team leads and the Product Manager to help define and drive the project work of the department.

Understand and analyse processes and working practices across teams and work collaboratively with team leads to continually make things better.

Look outside of the department, break down silos across the organization and create a more joined-up way of working.

Work with your line manager to shape, size, and grow the Development department.

Take ownership of individual, cross-team / department initiatives, ensure buy-in and drive those initiatives through to completion.

Help manage key relationships, including those with partners and out-source development teams.

Ensure that practices are in place so that high-quality software can be delivered to customers end-to-end.

Think creatively to find new ways to motivate team members and keep everyone enthusiastic about their work.

Actively support and grow new team members.

Essential requirements for the successful Development Manager are;

Prior experience working in the same role (or similar) over a 3 year period in an Agile (ideally SCRUM) environment.

A proven leadership and management style that believes in people and provides them with the authority and space required to succeed in their individual roles.

Proven experience of actively growing the capabilities of individuals, helping them to achieve more than they ever thought they were capable of.

Ability to gain buy-in from and guide others without micro-managing.

Patient, constructive and collaborative.

Personable, confident and hardworking, with excellent time management, organisational, communication and presentation skills that can be demonstrated as part of the interview process.

The ability to make hard decisions where required to ensure that the business has the best opportunity possible to succeed.

Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

Demonstrable ability to research and network within the business community to understand up-coming opportunities and how the business can best leverage them.

Hands on experience in software development lifecycle from either a development or testing background with the ability to get involved in architectural / design discussions as required.

The Development Manager will be paid a competitive salary of 55,000 to 60,000 plus a benefits package which includes;

Scottish Widows Pension Plan 5% employer contribution, 1% employee contribution with optional salary sacrifice on completion of your probationary period

Health cash plan provided by Westfield Health

22 days holiday initially, rising to 25 days after the required length of service

Travel to work scheme - claim 50% back on seasonal train or bus tickets for your travel to and from work

Childcare voucher scheme provided by Edenred

Death in service plan 4 x annual basic salary

Employee Assistance Programme provided by Legal and General

Birthday Payment one off payment each year of 150 subject to normal deductions

Buy and Sell Holiday Scheme
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