Head of Systems and Change (Software Development)

  • Job Reference: PR/020467
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2020
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Salary: £55,000 to £55,001
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you a leader with excellent people management skills and a track record of leading software change? Looking for a challenge where you can make a real difference? And a company where your personal development and career progression is only limited by your own ambition?

This is a vital time for the IT Team as how we use technology becomes ever more important for our ongoing success.

In this high-profile role you will work with the IT director and be at the heart of the comapny's success. There will be challenges - plenty of them - but you will be joining a great collaborative and supportive team and as well as hard work is extremely rewarding.

In this key role you will be involved with the following:

  • Deliver innovative software solutions through the development lifecycle to meet business challenges;
  • Provide leadership, coaching and development of a team of analysts;
  • Work alongside senior manager to develop and manage the delivery roadmap;
  • Report directly to the IT Director and support the demands into the department;
  • Constantly review business process and challenges for improvement

To be successful, you are likely to have the following skills/experience:

  • Exceptional people and leadership skills, with the ability to communicate and drive continuous improvement and operational productivity;
  • Proven experience or demonstrated capability in delivering technical solutions into business operations;
  • Strong supplier management, stakeholder and partner relation skills;
  • Software usability obsession and an ability to write clear functional specifications and quality assure the resulting software;
  • While there is no formal requirement for any particular academic qualification, you will be analytical, intelligent and a creative problem solver. (The ability to put an intelligent mind to practical use is considered more important than formal qualification).

Location: West Sussex