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Development Manager

  • Location:

    Cwmbran, Torfaen

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits

  • Contact:

    Kelly Morgans

  • Contact email:

    kelly.morgans@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/025107_1573636859

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-13

  • Consultant:

    Kelly Morgans

Development Manager - 60K - CWMBRAN - Competitive Benefits

A rare an exciting opportunity to join the Senior Management of a well-established business as a Development Manager in the rural area of South Wales! You should either be a true-born leader, or you could be a Team Lead looking to step up and drive the success of a business. Either way, this is an opportunity not to be missed….

The Role

Due to rapid expansion, I am seeking a true-born leader to join a well-established business as a member of Senior Management as the business expands into new territories and new sectors. They own a number of products and are market leading experts in their field. You should either be an existing Team Lead looking to step up with the ability to guide, mentor and assist the Senior Management drive the success of their business or an existing Development Manager. You will be enthusiastic about what you do, passionate and success orientated and you will drive the design and development of embedded and App Software. You will lead a team of software engineers in this field, and ensure that projects are delivered on time and with the highest application software standards in the industry. You will ideally have several years of hands-on software development experience, preferably in embedded and mobile applications. Previous organisations that you will have worked in should have been driven by structured and solid design and testing processes. You will have experience in managing a variety of team sizes both remotely and locally. You will have a knowledge of managing techniques, through the use KPIs or other forms of project tracking. The ideal candidate will be an ideal leader, challenge the status quo and drive improvements and changes in the department. You will have the passion to be an inspirational leader, and be able to engage with the team and encourage passion, commitment and creativity.

Essential Skills:

  • Ideally has software development experience and has come from this background
  • You will ideally have a knowledge of C++ and mobile application apps, and this will be your development background.
  • Ideally, you will have the ability to muck in and code when needed.
  • Can identify process or document gaps
  • Knowledge of AGILE/SCRUM
  • Able to understand business priorities including developing execution plans, allocating the right resources and delivering projects with agreed dates and high quality software that is necessary for products
  • Agree priorities with Tech Director and Project Managers - allocate resources etc.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders in establishing and documenting product and interface software requirements
  • Liaise with external software suppliers
  • Is able to consider the best solution for the team and the business and can drive the necessary change to implement it.
  • Understands the business priorities and develop an execution plan allocating the right resources. Is able to deliver the project execution as per agreed delivery dates and with the quality of software.
  • Able to asses technical challenges and take sound business decision after having considered impact on other functions
  • Be a team player!
  • Excellent communication skills, understanding of KPIs and confident to report to Executive leaders as necessary.
  • Result orientated, can-do mind set, ambitious and game-changer

The Company

This is a unique opportunity to hit the ground running with a highly successful and established business. The company are home to a supportive culture, where every team members opinion is valued. They all very much consider themselves as life-long learners- and support this type of individual. You will be offered a great environment for progression, regular salary reviews and training opportunities to all-round continue to keep you tackling and thriving to drive the business forward.

Development Manager - 60K - CWMBRAN - Competitive Benefits

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