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Head of Software Development (Agile)

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lauren Vesey

  • Contact email:

    lauren.vesey@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/026702_1635184539

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-24

  • Consultant:

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Head of Software Development (E-Commerce, Agile, Building teams)

Hybrid working in Chester or fully remote (discussed at interview)

Salary depending on experience (Competitive) + benefits such as medical cover, remote work, flexible hours, annual bonus scheme, yoga classes, onsite gym, fresh fruit, long service awards, travel insurance, life assurance + much more

The role

This is an opportunity for a Head of Software Development to take on a key role within an award-winning development team who are the backbone of the company. You will lead and work alongside the most innovative and attractive technology department within the North West.

The company is experiencing a period of huge growth due to demand for their product and they now require a Head of Development to join them on their journey. The focus of your new role will be to build a highly successful agile team that will contribute to the ambitious growth plans of the company and continue to drive success.

As the Head of Software Development, you will work alongside the Technical Director to decide the direction of the technical roadmap and manage the use of resources. You will liaise with stakeholders and work with Solutions Architects to ensure that best practices are being followed by the team. You will also be involved in creating a high-performance culture and clear progression plans for the team.

Head of Software Development skills

  • Previous experience within a Head Of / Software Delivery / Agile Development role
  • Experience with building & leading Agile Development teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Software Development background (desirable)
  • Experience working within a fast-paced environment

The company

This is a company who pride themselves on having huge ambition and being the UK's leader within their marketplace. They have over 25 years industry experience and are now spread across 3 countries - UK, Ireland and New Zealand (they started out as a family-run business!) They have won several awards year on year, including 'Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For' which is down to their success, people and culture. As a business they have invested considerable resources into their technology department to ensure that they are using the latest technologies and stay top of the league as the most attractive tech department within the North West. In addition to a very competitive salary, all employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes (but not limited to):

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Pension plan
  • Medical cover
  • Yoga classes & onsite gym
  • Monthly values awards & long service awards
  • Travel insurance
  • Life assurance

Head of Software Development (E-Commerce, Agile, Building development teams)

Hybrid working in Chester or fully remote (discussed at interview)

Salary depending on experience (Competitive) + benefits such as medical cover, remote work, flexible hours, annual bonus scheme, yoga classes, onsite gym, fresh fruit, long service awards, travel insurance, life assurance + much more

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