Director of Software Development - Software Consultancy

The People Network
London (Greater)
£120000 - £160000 per annum, Benefits 25% Bonus, Car, pension, medical
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Director of Software Development - Software Consultancy | £120k - £160k + bonus/bens | London, UK

One of the UK's leading bespoke software development consultancy firms are looking to add a Director of Software Development to their leadership team in London. The company in question are a rapidly expanding software development focused consultancy who have an exceptional reputation for technical excellence as well as first class delivery and work with some of the biggest FTSE 100/250 brands in the UK.

The role of Director of Software Development will lead a practice of around 200 technical professionals spanning Development, Testing and Architecture and be fully responsible for the team’s management growth and overall success.

The role will involve:

- Management of the Dev/Test/Architecture function (150-200 people)
- Overall responsibility for recruitment strategy, team growth, career development and retention of staff
- Contribution to overall strategy of the consultancy and the future growth plans for the overall business
- Project assurance and Technical quality standards within the team
- Pre-sales and senior level client engagement
- Senior level client stakeholder management

To be considered for the role of Director of Software Development you will have:

- Prior experience in a senior technical leadership role within a consultancy or other SW development organisation
- Consultancy/professional services experience is essential
- Experience of managing and leading a large team of Developers/testers and alike previously
- Strong people management skills
- Experience of building, growing and retaining teams of people
- Technical background (ie: dev, test, architecture, delivery)
- Experience working at CxO level
- Experiencing of working at a strategy level within global FTSE 100/250

Personally you will be a driven and highly innovative thought leader, with the ability to develop and motivate large teams of people. You will enjoy working in fast paced environments with very little bureaucracy and red tape, and strive to develop your career into more senior roles quickly.

This is a very unique opportunity to join a niche consultancy firm in an extremely exciting chapter of their growth. The firm have very ambitious growth plans over the company years and this role will act as a key member of the leadership team delivering that strategy. For a full role and company overview please send your CV immediately.

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.
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