Head of Development – Digital Services – Poole, Dorset

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Head of Development

Poole, Dorset

Salary £55,000 – £65,000 plus benefits and remote working options

(Split home and office working approach post COVID)

Digital projects, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, LAMP, PHP, AWS, iOS

We are looking for a Head of Development to join an award-winning digital technology specialist based in Poole, Dorset. For the past five years they have been growing their internal IT team as well as delivering projects to a global customer and client base throughout Europe, North America and Australia.

Within this role you will be responsible for a team of developers each at differing levels of coding ability and providing them the opportunity for personal development and growth. There will be a certain amount of hands on within this position where you will help develop digital platforms, websites and web applications.

This is a great opportunity to make a big impact in a fast-growing digital environment. The role will be broad, varied with a range of challenges and opportunities that requires a committed and engaging individual with a long-term mindset.

Key responsibilities will include:

Ability to build high end, bespoke technical web applications and dynamic responsive websites
QA your own work to fix, meet or even exceed delivery expectations
Being part of the senior management team and together with driving business strategy and direction
Work closely with the internal design and UX team and project managers to ensure projects are scoped and planned correctly
Lead, manage and develop a team of developers
Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
Ensure that our products continue to converge as one platform
Lead and progress the core platform transformation project as a top priority
Drive forward new development projects to delivery within agreed timescales
Organise, motivate, develop and as necessary, recruit, the software development teams
Ensure software is appropriately configurable and customisable to meet customer needsSkills & experience

A technical appreciation and previous development history with a range of technology which might include:
UX/UI Interface, PHP, LAMP, MVC JavaScript, HTML5, Node JS, JSON, Mobile Apps (iOS, Android), AWS, MVC frameworks
Combined business, software development management, team leadership, and technology experience
Extensive people management experience
Strong written and verbal communication skillsSalary & Benefits:

Salary: £55,000 – £65,000
28 days annual leave
Cycle to work scheme
Flexible workingHow to Apply:

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