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Head of Development

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alice Crossley

  • Contact email:

    Alice.Crossley@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-062022-172995_1656324537

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-20

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 alice.crossley@oliverjames.com for more details!

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