Business Unit Director - Software Development

Thrive Recruitment Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A highly successful Technology and Engineering organisation is looking for a Business Director for their Software Solutions & Products division in Bristol. The Division delivers and supports software systems to the Defence and Transport markets, across the UK and overseas. It has seen strong growth over recent years and has significant potential for further growth. The ideal candidate will have experience in delivering software intensive systems to Government, Defence or Transport related markets and have led a division or business group, with a turnover in excess of £10m per annum. To be considered applicants will have the following skills: - Extensive experience of managing a complex business or division, delivering software intensive systems, with a turnover of greater than £10m. - Full control of P&L. - Strong managerial skills combined with commercial acumen for strategy, forecasting and business development. - Outstanding communicator at all levels, with the ability to engage key figures within the Transport and Defence markets. The role covers strategy definition, business development, customer centric best practice, overseeing project delivery, resource allocation and overseeing the development of the Transport portfolio. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing part of the business, with a portfolio of first class products and services. Applications must be eligible for a UK Security Check (SC) clearance. Very competitive remuneration including 15% bonus and extensive benefits.
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