Head of Development

The SLR Group
Bestwood Village
12 Jan 2018
19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Development - Nottingham - Global business

My global client are looking to recruit a Head of Development to provide leadership and insight to a large team of software professionals. You will have around 15 direct reports and c60 in total. You will be responsible for encouraging cross-functional, collaborative working as well help with the ongoing transition from Waterfall to Agile. The 3 core elements of the role are:

  • Leadership - provide senior leadership to assigned teams ensuring development to agreed standards and key metrics (time, cost and quality)
  • Management & Governance Oversight - ensuring effective utilisation of resources across solutions to meet business needs as well as ensuring agreed practices and standards are adhered to.
  • Stakeholder management - manage the portfolio of work for key stakeholders highlighting risks and issues to allow for timely business decisions to be made

Although this isn't a hands-on Development Manager role you will you will need good knowledge of agile development practices, such as TDD, automated builds etc. You will also have exposure to platform-level development and web development technologies.

If you have proven leadership experience of similar sized teams and are interested in the role please send your CV for immediate consideration. If you would like to know more details first, please call and ask for Dean Fieldhouse.