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28th Jan

Digital Development Manager

— Pioneering NFP with cutting edge technical department

North Bristol
£50K - £60K
  • Hands on leadership role, autonomy over work with minimal red tape.
  • Huge eCommerce platform which transacts over £2bn a year. 
  • 22% bonus, excellent pension, private medicle and scope to progress into Enterprise architect role.

A highly reputable not-for-profit in North Bristol is looking for a hands-on Digital Development Manager to take ownership of the development to of their core eCommerce platofrm and supporting applications. Operating for nearly 40 years they now support over 600,000 customers and their families by offering affordable transportation . You’ll be working closely with internal stakeholders & external development teams to drive the development forward and ensure tthe success of the businesses' technical capability. As this is a hands on role they're looking for someone who is passionate about staying close to the tech and implement/be open to new ideas.

What skills you’ll need

  • Proven background in software development using .Net, C#. Exposure to Java or React would be advantageous.
  • Strong leadership skills & an ability to manage external resource/agencies.
  • Excellent knowledge of both Agile & Waterfall methodologies.
  • Good working knowledge of cloud based technologies, preferably Azure.
  • Previous experience in a product role or leading scrum teams would be beneficial.

What you’ll be doing

As the Digital Development Manager your focus will be to grow the digital capability of the business, driving the development of their core website, which transacts over £2bn a year, and its supporting cloud based & legacy systems while staying close to the tech in a hands-on capacity. You'll be central to a number of exciting key projects such as the successful delivery of their marketing automation programme, working closely with the onsite developer & external agencies to ensure they are delivering technically and be on-hand to develop any product backlog. This is a fully empowered role where you will be wearing many hats and you’ll have full autonomy over the budget and be a key decision maker in major business decisions such as whether to move to a Java/React environment for example. Continuous delivery & improvement will be at the heart of everything you do, ensuring development best practises are adhered to both internally and by the external resource teams. You will act as the central point of contact for any system related issues, so excellent communication & stakeholder management skills are a must.

What you’ll get in return for your talents

On top of a salary of up to £60K, you’ll have access to a bonus of c22%, generous pension, excellent private medical, free onsite parking and much more. Further, you’ll have the opportunity to work for a highly regarded charity with strong retention and genuine career progression opportunities.

What’s next?

Sound good? Send you CV to Ellen now for immediate consideration!

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Ellen Davies

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