Software Development Manager

Salary: £50000 to £60000

Location: England


My client is a highly established and respected charitable organisation, with various locations spread across the UK.

Due to an organisational re structure, they are now seeking a highly competent and passionate Software Development Manager, to run the Softwarde Development team, based from Peterborough.

The job purpose;

To manage the software development team in a scrum environment. Work with the development team, wider IT team members and stakeholders to ensure business requirements are represented and realised into robust, simple and scalable solutions.

Provide leadership and direction to the team, and manage the roadmap for systems development, thus devising and delivering against a vision for the technical and user-experience landscape.

Management of team of M2 Agile Developers operating within an Agile Scrum Development Team.

Job accountabilities;

  • Provide leadership and direction to the development Scrum team to ensure they are informed, committed and aligned to organisational requirements and goals
  • Line Management of the development team, including setting objectives and personal development plans
  • Support and refine the adoption of Scrum framework to ensure the team are operating at peak efficiency and provide guidance to the Scrum Team. Ensure Scrum is correctly implemented and followed.
  • Work with stakeholders and Product Managers to agree priorities and timescales, ensuring the correct level of resources with the correct skills are available and engaged
  • Actively participate in, and help steer key Scrum events: Backlog Refinement, Sprint Showcase, Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Provide clear, open and organisation-wide visibility of development plans, progress, risks, issues and successes
  • Work with Infrastructure and Service Delivery to deliver a robust Change & Release Management process which reduces risk, whilst enables the organisation to be agile
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders across the group, which are built on trust, candour and a proven track record of delivering against promises
  • Oversee the development of high-quality, well tested, simple, scalable and supportable applications that meet organisational needs
  • Embed usability as a default factor for all deliverables, ensuring software and accompanying documentation is accessible and usable by all
  • Work cross-functionally with peers and group-wide stakeholders to identify and drive continual improvement initiatives, execute tactical solutions, and provide support on business-impacting issues
  • Work with peers within the IT Department to ensure service levels are maintained, in-line with agreed SLA and OLAs
  • The person;

    2 People management skills/ team working skills

    3 Planning and Organisational skills

    Job Reference: BBBH1878_1557234752

    Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexible/remote working

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