Back to job search

Head of Development

  • Location:


  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alice Crossley

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are looking for an experienced Development Manager to join a reputable and rapidly expanding organisation in Manchester. This young , digital organisation are currently going through a scale up and are looking for someone to build a new development function!

You'd be working closely with Product, Design, UX and Data to focus on specific customer outcomes whilst building out a new SaaS platform!

You'll also be assisting & supporting the Chief Product Owner in the successful delivery of software by providing technical solutions & technical governance for the new Development team. Demonstrating a in-depth technical understanding of systems & taking ownership over new solutions yourself whilst your team is being developed

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in driving forwards the provision of scalable, maintainable and performant systems
  • Provide technical leadership to senior stakeholders to rationalise decision making
  • To create robust process for deployment, implement governance around solution design, coe quality and coding standards within your team
  • Demonstrate and lead on those best practices
  • To make long lasting decisions on system architecture , taking the lead in developing new architecture & designs across the company
  • Own technical solutions from development to live

We are looking for an experienced Development Manager or Head of that is looking for that next challenge within their career. This is a rare opportunity where you will have full autonomy to build up a development function!

Whilst you are building your team you must assist and take ownership over projects yourself, therefore a strong knowledge & skill is still needed with .Net , C#, SQL and APIs

This is a flexible opportunity offering hybrid working so you must be a commutable distance from their offices in central Manchester

Click apply or email for more details!

The world of contracting: Where stability meets flexibility | Wednesday 20 Oct | 1pm

Thinking of handing in your notice?

Download our Counteroffer Guide for advice on how to navigate counteroffers why they're made, reasons to accept or decline, and what you should consider before making your decision.