Software Development Manager: Worcester £60k

Spring Personnel
West Midlands
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Development Manager: Worcestershire £50k-£60k+

Software / Development / Managers / Work from home / Worcestershire / West Midlands / Permanent

The company:
One of the UKs most cutting edge companies based in Worcester is now looking for a Software Development Manager to work as part of an established development team.

The company has a great brand name and works with some of the worlds most prestigious brands. The company boasts a great laid back and relaxed environment for all employees and the IT teams are made up of both an Infrastructure team and a Development team.

The company offers all employees great working opportunities; this includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home. This opportunity also offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work from home.

This role has more of a focus working on management duties rather than a hands on coding role.

Spring Technology is working with this company on an exclusive basis.

The role:
The successful candidate will posses a strong technical background and is keen to work in a variety of company projects. The development team currently has 5 developers in however this expected to grow to around 7 in 2017. The role will see the successful candidate working with a variety of company Stakeholders which includes: Solution Architects, Product Managers and Project Managers. The role provides the successful candidates with the opportunity to work flexible hours and/or work from home options.

Key responsibilities:
*Working closely with Product Managers and Solution Architects to deliver short to medium term roadmaps
*Manage a range of software and system focussed development projects
*Managing a current team of 5 Software Developers
*Liaising with company stakeholders to provide updates
*Managing all aspects of code and change release
*Managing resource effectively which can include interviewing potential employees.
*The successful candidate will not be expected to code in this position; the role is 100% management rather than a hands on software development position.

Key skills & experience:
*Previous experience working in a software focussed environment is highly essential for this role. Candidates will be expected to be confident across the full software development lifecycle.
*Experience managing the delivery of multiple software focussed projects
*Ability to communicate with company stakeholders
*Strong organisational and time management skills are essential for this role
*An understanding of Software Development languages which could include: VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, VB6 or JavaScript would be highly desirable but by no means essential to the role. Any level of understanding with SQL would also be highly desirable for this role.
*Any exposure or an understanding to the operation or configuration of Windows and/or Linux systems would also be highly desirable for this role.

This is a great opportunity to join an established, yet rapidly growing organisation through an exciting period of change. The salary on offer for this position is £50,000 - £60,000 plus and excellent company benefits package.

The benefits for this role include: competitive company pension, holiday plus bank holiday among others.

A full list of benefits can be sent on request.
The role offers great progression opportunities.
The company boasts great transport links including: Rail, Road, Driving, Cycle and bus links.
The company offers great scope for progression (both vertical and horizontal).
Contract candidates will also be considered for this role.
A full copy of the job spec can be sent.
Feel free to drop me an email or give me a call if you have any questions about the role.



Ash Pumma
Senior Development Consultant

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Software / Development / Managers / Work from home / Worcestershire / West Midlands / Permanent

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