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Date Added: Thu 02/09/2021

Head Of Software Delivery

Lancashire, UK
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Company: GK RECRUITMENT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £45000 - £60000/annum +£20k bonus + benefits

Working at this ERP Partner gives you the opportunity to pursue an extremely rewarding career, allowing you to make a real difference in the design and delivery of ERP solutions to the mid-market using a Gartner-recognised disruptive platform, Odoo.

Our employees are extremely motivated and passionate about what we do and endeavor to offer the best possible advice and consultancy services to our reputable clients.

In return, we offer great benefits, as well as the prospect to grow and develop as a professional, with the inclusion of many training opportunities. We are currently the most successful in the UK and one of Odoo's top partners in Europe.

Working with us will therefore allow you to be a part of a thriving and growing company that will help you broaden your prospects for your professional ambitions.

If you are looking for a career that will always inspire, develop and challenge you then you will love being part of our team. We are always looking for talented people and we can offer you plenty of variety and development, as well as the chance to get involved with ambitious growth projects. Are you ready for the challenge?

A quick review of why you should work for us...

* Competitive salary & benefits.

* An international company with a base in UK, Canada & India.

* Project profit-based incentive scheme.

* Great training & development opportunities.

* Excellent career progression prospects.

* International travel.

The Delivery Manager likely Background will include:

This is an amazing opportunity to take a step up on your management career path and join a successful and growing ERP solutions provider.

My client was established as the UK's top partner for Odoo ERP as well as one of their top partners in Europe, with a client base that extends from SME businesses to global names across a variety of business sectors including manufacturing, distribution, energy, professional services, etc. We are looking to expand our business operation to India with a base in Bangalore.

The role calls for an experienced Leader in the Software Development Solutions sector who may have been managing a small team and would like to extend the scope of their management experience. Or has gained a strong track record and wants to help build a medium-size business to expand and grow, with all the challenges that bring. You can be a key player within a successful business.

About you, the Delivery Manager.

* The role will be to manage the complete delivery team including developers, support, QA, functional consultants and the project management teams

* Carry out a review of any task designs provided from the UK or North American offices and liaise/collaborate with the other teams to ensure full understanding of all development task's scope is delivered on-shore and off-shore.

* Educate and coach the teams on commercial awareness

* Manage priorities and spot potential roadblocks

* Allocate the tasks and manage their production keeping a close eye on time versus an estimate

* Be the escalation point for identified issues such as task overrun, design issues, etc

* Proactively manage as opposed to just supervise.

* Ensure development quality and efficiency is maintained

* Ensure compliance with all internal processes

* Attend regular Teams meetings with the UK development team

What is Essential

* You have2+ years of experience working in Software Solutions and ideally in ERP.

* You have 2-4 years of experience in managing a team of professional services and developers (up to 10).

* A career track record of success.

* You understand Software workflows and can grasp the requirements from functional designs (from Charts, Workflow & Screenshots).

* You have good communication skills and experience.

* Understand the software development process.

* Time management: Be able to manage the time of your team & distribute the work accordingly.

* You are responsible: You can take ownership of the work assigned to your team and delivery within the stipulated timeframe.

* Ideally have worked in high volume multiple project deliveries

* A “can-do” approach
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