Senior Information Systems Development Manager – Permanent

Senior Information Systems Development Manager – Permanent Image
Senior Information Systems Development Manager – Permanent




Ref: E9873NL

Job Description

Our Financial Services Client is looking for a Senior Information Systems Development Manger to join the team on a Permanent Basis.

The Senior Information Systems Development Manager will manage the delivery of all applications development , ensuring these applications are delivered to commercial standards in terms of quality, cost, time-scale and technology, whilst ensuring business needs are met. The purpose of the role include:

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure that IS initiatives supporting business goals are delivered in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure the appropriate IS and systems capability is in place to allow the division deliver on its business goals
  • Represent the IS function and contribute to the management of the business as required
  • Define clear direction for IS development teams and identify future skill and capability needs
  • Lead and motivate a highly skilled, experienced and diverse team of IS professionals to ensure succession planning, development and retention of resources

Experience Required

  • IT leadership experience in an applications development environment
  • Proven financial management skills, having managed an annual spend of 2M+
  • Considerable previous experience working in Applications development environment
  • Strong people leadership and management skills
  • Proven experience working with Agile methodologies and frameworks, i.e. Scrum
  • Experience of leading a multi-disciplinary team of application development professionals
  • Ability to innovate and drive change in a controlled fashion keeping all stakeholders on-board
  • Following up and up-to-date on best practice standards

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • An ability to assess where a possible IS solution will require development on top of existing capabilities and the likely costs and time frame to complete
  • Strong architecture skills
  • Have good knowledge of the Group Pensions market
  • Understanding customer needs and requirements and how to deliver an excellent customer experience
  • The design and delivery of technology enabled programmes, through cross-functional projects

Educational Requirements

  • An IT degree or equivalent along with proven experience in project and programme management

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 40 Hour Week
  • Performance Related Bonus – up to 20%
  • Excellent Pension- 20%
  • Car Allowance

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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