Head of Development (Hybrid)

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive

  • Contact:

    Kelly Morgans

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Head of Development - Bristol/Remote (3 days) - Salary up to £70,000 with benefits such as perk box, regular training and development seminars, 25 days holiday plus BH, Christmas closure, birthdays off, virtual fitness classes, financial advice, pension, remote and flexible working (3-4 day working weeks considered), profit share scheme

* Do your bit to help tackle climate change - TechForGoodbusiness
* Have your say in leading a talented development team of 3 and drive technical innovation within the business
* You will be counted on to make business decisions and inspire others by showcasing innovative new solutions

The Role:

This an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Head of Development to join a successful business as they look forward to their next phase of growth.

As the Head of Development, you will be instrumental in leading the delivery of a range of exciting products covering multiple projects and technologies. This role will be split 80% hands off, 20% hands on. You will play an integral role in Digital Product tackling real-world problems such as climate change, doing your bit to have a positive impact on our globe. This role will predominantly focus on leading the existing development team of 3 Developers, driving the leadership in this field, improving current technological strategy and architecting solutions alongside client technical teams. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to hit the ground running, or put what they know from a lead role into a higher level position. This role will be client facing therefore it is important that you are happy to communicate with clients and have great interpersonal skills.

You will have had previous experience with developing technical architecture, strategy and have had input on the technical roadmap of a business. Although this is a mainlyhands-off position (albeit when all hands are on deck especially with architecture!) you are required to come from a technical / software engineering background with experience in PHP, Node and ideally React. In the long-term, they will be moving more towards the JavaScript stack with their products and the developers within the business are in this space.

Head of Development Requirements:

* Experience leading development teams
* Experience communicating with leadership teams
* Client liaison experience
* Ability to drive projects and your team forward to ensure projects are completed on time and to budget
* Experience having multiple reports
* Technical architecture experience
* Passionate about technology - motivating teams, keeping up to date with market trends etc.

The Company:

Working with a pioneer in the tech industry you will be joining a company who have been recognised with multiple industry awards who have created and bespoke a cutting-edge product that is making serious waves within the industry. This company have gone strength to strength and are looking for an ambitious Head of Development to join them as they look towards this next period to grow and nurture their existing team. This is a fantastic opportunity with complete flexibility - any applicants wanting to work 3-4 day working weeks you will also be considered for this role. The role is 2 days a week in Bristol, 3 days a week remote.

Interviews will be commencing immediately so please register your interest to be considered!

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