Head of Development

  • Location: West London
  • Salary: Six figure salary + Bonus and fantastic benefits
  • Type:
  • Job reference: 24755

Role Overview

We have been appointed on an exclusive basis by one of our key customers to recruit a Head of Development.This is a brand new role to lead and build a new software development and technology team for the International markets. 

Our customer is a hugely successful and rapidly growing gambling and technology business and it is a great time to join them and get involved in a company that is truly focused, fast paced and is also a fantastic place to work.The teams are split into a number of squads, aligned to the core business areas.

This is an opportunity to lead the new International technology team, in a central role within the business. You will be responsible for the overall output for the international technology team which will include growing and managing a team, as well as stakeholder management both internally and externally.

You will be responsible for technical strategy for all of the International platform. The role will require working closely with product and core development teams to ensure a consistent strategy is implemented to ensure consistent quality across all the platforms.

This is a very visible role within the business and you should be proactive and ambitious, with the ability to manage expectations in order for us to develop the best products.

This position will offer a very attractive basic salary + generous bonus and benefits schemes.

Core responsibilities;

  • Build and lead the international development team
  • Responsible for development of all international products
  • Responsible for ensuring development standards and quality is upheld
  • Engagement across multiple development squads
  • Acquisition and retention of engineering talent
  • Manage expectations of senior stakeholders

Essential experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in at least one software leadership role
  • Strong knowledge of Java, React and PHP
  • A proven track record in software development
  • Experience working with cloud based environments and new web technologies
  • Successful record of product releases within a fast growth environment
  • Agile methodology experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and diplomatic approach
  • Ability to build relationships with a number of stakeholders across the business, manage priorities and provide updates on key projects.

Desired experience:

  • Experience in high growth technology businesses 
  • Technically strong in order to be hands-on, if needed

Interested?

If you beleive you fit the requirements for this role, please contact me to discuss or simply apply with your CV.

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