IT Development Manager

Location: Kings Hill, Kent Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Simon Kiely

IT Development Manager
Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent

IT Development Manager needed for leading organisation based in West Malling, Kent who are looking to employ an IT Development Manger Manage for the daily management of the Development team. Strong previous technical understanding of the following key programming languages C#, HTML, JavaScript, XML, Angular Js(desirable), CSS (desirable)

The successful IT Development Manger will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity, but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

* Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
* 22 day's starting holiday increaing to 28 days on service
* Pension Plan
* Career Progression
* Child care vouchers
* Free Flu Jab
* Cycle scheme

What the role of IT development Manager entails:

* Manage the daily running of the Development team
* Monitor performance against key performance indicators and taking the necessary actions to ensure they are achieved
* Review individual and team performance
* Coaching, motivating and retaining employees throughout the team
* Manage the Development team's programme of work ensuring priorities are established and conflicts in these are resolved
* Prioritise and manage planned requests and manage where necessary ad-hoc work loads
* Provide accurate timing estimates for work based on verbal and written specifications
* Unblock issues that are stopping the Development Team moving forward with assigned tasks and ensure that the team are communicating any delays to the Business
* Work with the team to ensure sufficient processes and tools are in place to meet the requirements of the business and customers
* Ensure that processes are being followed and adjusted as needed
* Liaise with clients, suppliers and colleagues to ensure timely, accurate completion of projects
* Maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, emerging technologies with a view to incorporating in future projects
* Managing workload and resources to ensure that projects are delivered in the agreed timeframe

What you need to be the successful IT Development Manager:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and objectives
* Strong understanding of project management principles
* Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
* Ability to effectively prioritise
* Experience coaching and mentoring a strong software development team
* Exceptional customer service orientation


* In-depth understanding of Agile development methodologies
* Programme Management

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an IT Development Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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