Software Development Manager

Job Reference Number: 2969
Recruitment Consultant: Kelly Quinn

Software Development Manager


Offering up to £80,000 per annum

Software Development Manager / Head of Development / Software Manager / Software Engineering Manager

**Interview slots for next week** – informal conversation with the owner / MD.

Mix of onsite/remote working – you must be able to commit to working in Manchester.

Why is this such a great opportunity?

  • Hands off role
  • Reporting directly to the Managing Director
  • Bring a ‘challenging and push-back’ approach to your work
  • Tactical and strategic with ‘on the ground’ delivery
  • Autonomy and responsibility
  • Build you own tech team
  • Bring in Agile working practices
  • Review and re-engineer the development roadmap
  • Any technology background considered

About the company!

  • Award winning, leading edge financial services company who are at the forefront of their industry with cutting edge technology
  • Manage and team a small tech team initially
  • Build and grow out the function in line with the business vision and goals, circa + 10 people over the next 24/36 months
  • Microservices / AWS / PHP / containerisation

What will you be doing?

  • Advise, coach and mentor team members
  • Advising and collaborating at Director level to line up the technical road map with the business aspirations
  • Presenting at board level working with senior stakeholder
  • Code reviews and advising / inspiring members of the team

What background and experience will you need?

  • Experienced in a management or leadership position where you have proven team growth and stability
  • You will be comfortable operating in a large/critical role in a medium-size business 60/70 people
  • Excellent project management and prioritisation experience
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Believe in clean code and best practice approaches
  • Managing and delivering testing strategies
  • Ideally, you will have knowledge and experience of bringing in and delivering agile ways of working
  • You must have worked in a ‘highly transactional’ environment, which will have covered compliance aspects such as data security, procedures, and data protection.

Please apply now or get in touch with Kelly Quinn for a confidential conversation.

Job Information

Job Reference: BH-2969
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Salary!
Salary From: £60000
Salary To: £80000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Manchester
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Software Development Manager

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