Development Director, VP Product Development, Hampshire

Fdo Consulting Limited
c £ 120000 + excellent package
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Global Director of Software Development, Software House, Hampshire. Six figure base and excellent package. Market leading software house in the retail space are looking to recruit a Global Director of Software Development to be based in either Hampshire or the US. As part of the executive management team and reporting into the CEO you will be responsible for a team of over 50 Developers and Testers and will play the lead role ensuring that they build and test industry leading, robust and innovative software solutions. You will develop a technical strategy and team structure to ensure the technical vision of the company is met and delivered. To be considered you must have previously worked in a similar role for a Software House and will have excellent management skills (people management and change management) and will be technically strong (having previously worked as a Developer in a Microsoft environment). This is an excellent opportunity to join a company during an exciting period of change and play a pivotal role in advancing their software development and test function. Responsibilities Include - * Lead, motivate and mentor a team of software developers and testers. * Deliver the strategic aims for products and services. * Develop the software function into a product business. * Develop and grow the team. * Manage change. * Drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the team. * Deliver robust and scale-able code which is error free. To be considered you must have - * Held a similar role within a Software House. * Managed a team of Developers and testers (of atleast 25 people, ideally 50+) * Worked in a multi-site development environment. * Managed change and transformation in a busy and fast moving software house. * Strong MS technical skills, having started your career in software development. Knowledge of retail and POS software is an advantage however it is not critical. This is a superb opportunity to join an exciting company at a great stage of their development. Working for an SME you will be reporting directly to the CEO and will be on the Executive Management team. You will be able to make a real difference and shape the development and test teams and the software they develop and deliver. In addition to an excellent opportunity the role comes with an executive package. If you have the experience required please send your CV for a full brief.
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