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Development Manager - Finance and Risk

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Sector: Change Management, Infrastructure & Support, JAVA, Project Management, Web Development
  • Date posted: 25/07/2018
  • Job reference: J390171A

Development Manager - Finance and Risk

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Development Manage to join a global data intelligence organization based in Nottingham. This is a highly collaborative team sitting within the Finance and Risk area of the business. You will be a keen technologist, possessing a wide range of skills and experience, and you'll thrive in cross-functional agile environments. This is an organization that consistently ranks highly in terms of employee satisfaction, training and progression and workplace equality.

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • Lead teams to define, scope, and deliver large initiatives typically less than <5M in value, of a global reach and 12 months' duration, within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality, within the organisation's project management framework.
  • Background in product and development life-cycles - across product definition, software development, production implementation and support operations. Robust experience applying best practice Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
  • Accomplished technologist with previous success delivering platforms or products in a wide range of technology platforms/languages/disciplines.
  • Defines, documents and manages initiatives with minimal supervision, leading and working with multiple teams that may have differing priorities and working/cultural practices.
  • Leads teams and actively participates in all phases programs of work or specific phases of larger projects. Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project
  • Effectively manage team conflicts, build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and commitment to make decisions
  • Proactively seeks opportunities for process improvement
  • Estimates costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.
  • Prepares and maintains delivery plans and tracks activities against the plan
  • Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports.
  • Monitors costs, timescales and resources used, and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that deliverables are implemented within these criteria
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail

Desired Skills/Experience Required:

  • Experience working in a software development environment in platform and or product development
  • Certification or Management qualification or affiliation with professional management organization
  • Experience working within a global organization with a track record of being able to set priorities and respond to changes rapidly
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced corporate environment with a global team
  • Positive attitude and high energy level with an ability to work collaboratively and build relationships at all levels within an organization.

Education/ Certifications:

BA/BS in related field or commensurate work experience

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