Software Manager


Location: Bodmin and/or Plymouth

Key Tasks



  • Leads and coaches the cross-functional team (+30 individuals), both technically and in managerial aspects.
  • Understands the required skills and capacity necessary to deliver the project pipeline
  • Designs and establishes the team either with permanent or variable workforce by hiring, training, coaching, mentoring.
  • Maintain a continuous strategy of personal improvement and monitor progress and results against set targets per individual.
  • Carry out regular appraisals that recognise efforts and corrects deficiencies supported with development plans.
  • Maintain and improve existing processes and will define, deploy and drive new sustainable processes, throughout the development cycle.
  • Tailors and implements software development methodologies, standards and best practice.
  • Define and measure key performance indicators, define corrective actions on measurable metrics.
  • The candidate is also responsible for the project management of the production pipeline.
  • Familiar with different software development life cycles, such as Waterfall, Agile, or Rational Unified Process.
  • Delivery of product roadmaps, projects, change requests and defect resolutions.
  • Elicits and maintains the necessary project intelligence to ensure cross department collaboration and visibility to key stakeholders.
  • Ensure project deviations are addressed promptly and efficiently, minimizing effects on deadlines and budgets.
  • Metric-driven, customer-centric focus to execution and delivery in balance with business needs.



Knowledge and Skills


  • Educated to a degree level in Computer Science , Mathematics, Physics or similar or able to demonstrate proven track or experience and equivalent skills
  • Proven experience in Software Management and Software team management
  • Strong communication, listening, negotiation and facilitations skills: team leadership comfortable with conflict management.
  • Strong background in project management, training in project management would be desirable.
  • Good understanding of technologies C++,C#, .NET,SQL, PHP, WEB.
  • Proven experience as a software developer.

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