Head of Development

Recruiter
Wave Advertising LTD
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The companyis currently hiring for an experienced technology leader to come and head up their development unit working on exciting mobile projects for their range of international clients. The position will be ultimately accountable for the performance of the entire development department through from projects meeting time and scope objectives, to establishing and monitoring KPIs for the team and onto and maintaining relationships with customers. In addition to this, you will have a seat within the senior leadership of the business and will have a prominent voice in the discussions around the wider business direction. There will be a substantial opportunity for international travel as a key objective for this role in 2018 will be to establish their international development team. As an integral member of their team they're looking for someone who can really take their business to the next level. Key Responsibilities - Ensure all projects are completed on time and within budget - Lead and shape our DevOps process to a world class standard - Ensure appropriate security protocols are in place - Ensure that enterprise grade system architecture is implemented on all projects - Own and lead the overall governance within the development team - Manage the account management team to maintain customer relationships and be the escalation point for all disputes - Facilitate identification of upsell opportunities - Identify skill gaps and resource the team appropriately - Implement appropriate KPIs and ensure the entire department is held accountable for their performance Desired Skills and Experience - BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration - Experience recruiting and managing high performance teams in a mobile development environment - Strong understanding of enterprise mobile architecture, technology frameworks and delivery models - Strong stakeholder management skills - Strong technology expertise across application architecture, design, development, hosting and release management - Ability to develop and deliver executive level presentations on strategies, roadmaps and current state operations - Has previously built and maintained highly efficient teams that foster teamwork, collaboration, agility and accountability - Ability to manage multiple projects and drive cross-functional initiatives - Must have strong communication skills with the ability to discuss and present information and issues across a wide variety of individuals and groups - Experience of working with Jira or a business case for moving to a different project management tool - Mature and professional individual who is highly self motivated - Strong customer service skills, including excellent written and verbal communication
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