Application Development Manager

Gravitas Recruitment Group
Birmingham, UK
29 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A key NPO client of mine are looking for a Technical Engineering Manager to join the organisation on a Permanent basis. After a recent restructure, the charity is in a position to bring all development back in-house, making this an exciting time to join in a management capacity and shape the future team.

Role: Application Development Manager

Location: Central Birmingham

Salary: £40,000 + great benefits package as seen below!

  • Initial 26 days annual leave excluding Bank Holidays, increasing to 30 days with continuous service
  • Excellent flexi-time
  • Option for some remote working
  • Pension scheme matching employee contribution up to 7%
  • Life Assurance
  • 1 paid day of leave per year for volunteering
  • Staff wellbeing scheme

The essential skills for this role are:
  • Technical understanding - not necessarily looking for a developer, but need to be able to speak the language, SAAS for example
  • Ability to develop key productive relationships to understand who in the organisation could need the development team's expertise by knowing what they are looking to achieve
  • Ability to prioritise workload based on projects
  • Ability to understand where security threats could occur - SS, PCI, GDPR knowledge etc.
  • Budgeting experience - Understanding the need for ROI
  • Researching new ideas
  • Leadership skills - collaborative working etc

There are plenty of projects to get involved in. Some of these include:
  • GIS Platform -APIs
  • Mobile Application
  • Data Management platform, CRM to consider
  • Looking at future projects such as AI

If this position is of interest, please get in touch with a copy of your up-to-date CV for review. If not, please feel free to forward on to your network who may be interested.

Because of the nature of the increased development capacity, interviews can take place on more of an ad-hoc basis. Interviews can be turned around in as little as 48 hours' notice.

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