Software Manager

Alexandra Sydney Associates Ltd
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client has a rare and exciting role responsible to take on management of their software department and are looking to recruit a Software Manager. You will be managing all departments under this remit to ensure the efficient delivery of client contracts and ensuring that the teams are working to company guidelines and procedures.

You will be leading and mentoring multiple teams with a head count of over 30, both in terms of staffing as well as ensuring they are delivering the project pipeline in line with company budgets and targets.

Duties will include:

-Full leadership of teams , including recruitment , appraisals and reviews , training and ongoing mentioning and all other HR matters, along with department heads

-Understanding company business , revenue streams and how best to maintain and implement processes in place to increase business and efficiency

-Implement software development standards, systems and best practice

-Project management of the pipeline, meeting with clients when required and leasing teams under remit to ensure deadlines and targets are met and achieved

-Working with software development life cycles such as Agile, Waterfall or Rational Unified Process.

-Keeping up to date with industry changes and competitors to ensure company is faring well in the sector

-Using previous knowledge to increase efficiently and success of department and company as whole

Full job description available upon request.

Ideal Candidate:

-Educated to a degree level in Computer Science , Mathematics, Physics or similar or able to demonstrate proven track or experience and equivalent skills

-Proven track record and experience in Software Management and Software team management

-Relevant qualifications in computer science or similar field or experience and equilaavent skills

-Excellent and confident leaderships , able to lead and mentor teams to gain the best out of their roles and output

-Exceptional communication skills, able to and negotiate and gain confidence and creditability in management skills

-Significant project management experience, qualifications or training in this filed would be advantageous

-Able to proactively manage projects to delivery stage in the time and budget constraints set

-Solid understanding of C++,C#, .NET,SQL, PHP, WEB.

-Precious software development / technical experience is essential

-A genuine passion for technical environment and leading in this arena

The package on offer is highly competitive with a salary of £42k - £51k p/a depending on experience and past results. Medical / NHS experience would be highly desirable but for the right candidate other sectors will be considered. Other great perks including increased holiday pay , pension and other benefits. This role is based in both Plymouth and Cornwall. For full details please submit cv.

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