Head of Systems Delivery – .Net/Managing Development Teams

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Head of Systems Delivery – .Net/Managing Development Teams – Redditch

My Client in Redditch, South Birmingham, are looking for a Head of System Delivery to ensure that the systems that underpin the business are fit for purpose, value-adding and deployed to agreed time, cost, quality and performance criteria.

The ideal candidate will have a Software Development Manager background and have great experience in project delivery

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and interpreting the key functional needs of customers and operational staff
  • Contributing to the detailed design of individual customer solutions
  • Ensuring that applications and systems perform to required operational standards during the peak period
  • Ensuring a test regime and appropriate infrastructure and processes are in place to ensure very high availability of all platforms and solutions.
  • Management of the technical / development functions and project delivery / integration teams

The Head of Systems Delivery will report directly to the group CIO with a strong functional report to the CEO. The role forms part of both the senior executive management team as well as the Systems and Technology senior management group.

Required Experience/Candidate Profile:

  • Educated to degree standard
  • Experience with technologies and platforms including IBM iSeries, RPG, C#, SQL, .net.
  • Strong and broad software development background combined with demonstrable experience of leading a software delivery function
  • Retail fulfilment/e-commerce/logistics experience
  • Inherent technical and personal leadership qualities
  • Able to establish clarity but willingness to tolerate ambiguity where required
  • Technically strong, with excellent all-round technical skills and proficiency
  • Exceptional stakeholder management / client management skills
  • Highly familiar with project delivery life cycle and preferably formal Prince2 qualification.
  • Strategically driven, but able to adopt pragmatic approach to delivery as and where required

My client is offering a salary of between £65,000 and £75,000 depending on experience.

Interested?!? Send your up to date CV to Chris Butler at Crimson for immediate review

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