Software Development Team Manager

Location: Tamworth
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: LDW6
We are currently hiring for a Software Development Team Manager on behalf of our client, a Midlands-based software development company who provide software solutions to customers in order to assist in company growth. The client is a Microsoft partnered company, with over 15 years of experience developing their quality software and providing it to a wide array of customers. The candidate will be expected to work to manage one of the company’s development teams, which consist of Business Analysts, Developers and Testers. As a Team Manager, you will be required to manage, motivate and develop the team members, as well as being responsible for planning and allocating resources. Though the role is not technical, the ideal candidate will have experience of software engineering patterns and practices.

Responsibilities:
The candidate will be required to:
- Managing people
- Perform performance and development reviews
- Processing timesheets, leave requests and absence management.
- Project/Resource management, including managing budgets and deadlines.
Skills:
A successful candidate will be able to show:
- Excellent leadership skills
- Proven experience in Management for software development teams
- Familiarity will waterfall and lean (Agile/Kanban) methodologies.
- Excellent communication skills
- Drive, energy and passion.
Additional Skills:
As well as this, the ideal candidate will show:
- Good commercial awareness
- Excellent technical and non-technical communication skills
- Strong relationship skills with clients, sponsors and stakeholders.

Benefits:
- 25 days holiday
- Flexible working hours
- Paid training and qualifications
- Private medical insurance

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