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Date Added: Wed 26/06/2024

Head Of Software - Analytics

Nottingham, UK
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Company: MHR

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

As a family-owned business our people are central to our success, and following years of organic, consecutive growth, we're looking for people who share our core values of sustainability, trust, collaboration, and innovation to drive us forwards.

Software never stays the same and neither do we. We want our people to be part of a progressive organisation, encouraged to embrace change and new ideas to shape our future development. Your input is vital, which is why we're committed to personalised learning paths for every employee to help you, and us, grow.

Our goal is to make the world of work easier as a leader in the HR, payroll, finance, and integration solutions software and services industry. We're proud to design and develop some of the best business solutions like iTrent and People First to support our customers' people-related challenges across every vertical.

Looking for the place where you can belong? Join MHR and help us shape the world of work.

As a Head of Software for Analytics everyday should be rewarding and mentally challenging. We believe there is nothing more rewarding than leading highly skilled and successful MHR Agile Product Teams developing the next generation of new and exciting products shaping the world of work.

Working with several teams and direct reports, you'll be responsible for leading the technical vision and direction of your product area. You'll set the technical strategy, influence the architecture, and shape the teams to deliver the best systems for our People First customers.

You'll be one of the senior leaders looking to keep us at the forefront of the market through high quality, well tested and well monitored code as well as understanding the diverse needs of our customers.

Our Product Teams are optimised for speed with quality and agility at the heart of what we strive for. At MHR we are proud of the products we develop, and we work hard to ensure we are on the leading edge with the processes & technologies we utilise to deliver our services.


  • Work with managers, team leaders and individuals to set the vision, direction and OKRs to develop our technical systems and people
  • Grow the team by hiring great technologists and developing the careers and development of the people
  • Work with business stakeholders to ensure business outcomes are effectively met by delivering software in a predictable manner taking account of commercial impact.
  • Guide and monitor 3rd party (outsourced) software development as required
  • Identify future technology or skill needs for the team and plan how these can be introduced
  • Establish and maintain standards and metrics which are applied across the software development organisation in support of continuous improvement
  • Work with other members of the management team to embed Agile practices and facilitate predictable, rapid delivery of business benefit
  • Manage the implementation of appropriate process or technology improvements in support of the software delivery processes, including but not limited to source code management, CI/CD, product tracking, monitoring, security, and alerting
  • Work closely with the product team to ensure they have a clear understanding of what they're , why they're building it and when.
  • You'll own the technical, risk, people, and development to maintain and enhance your application platforms in support of what is best for the customers

About you:

  • Specialist in software delivery, with experience and knowledge of delivering large platforms through multi-disciplined teams
  • Knowledge and experience delivering complex, high-budget technology initiatives in Agile across both web and back-end systems.
  • Excellent team player who encourages feedback and can delegate and seek help when appropriate
  • Experience leading a medium or large technical team, encouraging growth, diversity, and inspiring and empowering
  • Proven track record of developing people, including strong performance management principles
  • Proficient understanding of Azure, DevOps, Containerization, Test Automation & Infrastructure as Code

Benefits to support you personally and professionally

Alongside the opportunity to work with an incredible team and express your individuality, we offer a range of personalised benefits including:

  • Access to over 60 internal training courses, professional qualifications, and cross-departmental mentoring and coaching programs
  • 24/7 access to a GP through SmartHealth for you and your family, confidential mental health support, and paid sick leave
  • Ability to purchase or sell additional holiday days beyond the standard 25 days and bank holidays
  • Discounts and cashback on leisure, travel, technology, fashion, gym memberships, and food
  • Monthly employee recognition program and departmental awards
  • Referral bonus scheme of up to £2,000
  • Employee-led social events such as running clubs, football teams, book clubs, and bake-offs
  • On-site subsidised restaurants offering a variety of fresh meals daily
  • Opt-in benefits schemes such as private medical insurance and dental coverage

We value the well-being, financial stability, and inclusivity of our employees, and strive to provide a supportive working environment.

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