IT Development Manager

The Coventry Building Society
£44k - 66k per year
05 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job description IT at the Coventry is changing; we are currently undertaking an exciting transformation project that will shape the future of the organisation. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in an environment where personal and professional development is taken seriously. What we are looking for: We are looking for a Development Manager to manage, plan, co-ordinate and deliver IT solutions, whilst liaising with various business units to ensure successful outcomes. You will have a good appreciation of continuous integration frameworks and will be expected to contribute and define our technical strategy. You will ensure the agreed policies, processes, frameworks and standards are monitored and report compliance with internal standards. Liaison and collaboration with other Delivery Managers is essential to ensure consistency of approach, and maintenance of a cohesive delivery function. You will have line management for a team of up to 10 Analyst Programmers including Trainee Analyst Programmers and you will be expected to collaborate with other IT delivery areas on a project basis. Essential Skills and Experience: The successful candidate will be an experienced Development Manager with a desire to drive continuous improvement through innovation and staff motivation. You will have a good understanding of the how strategic direction relates to systems delivery, projects and initiatives within a corporate plan/departmental plan. An in depth knowledge of an agile software development lifecycle and associated operational procedures is also required. About the team: As a team, we work really closely with each other and various areas of IT. This enables us to maintain a ‘family’ feel to what we do; you’ll support, care and succeed together. Within this close-knit team, you’ll have opportunities to grow with us and to play a key part in a thriving, growing organisation – you’ll feel like you belong. Appealing, right? That’s not all We’re passionate about what we do, whether this is conducting our key processes, making change happen to procedures or supporting the local community. We’ll actively encourage you to be involved in a variety of fun, frantic fundraisers that can range from cake sales, to ‘I’m a Celebrity’ style eating contests. You’ll take pride in being here, and to make sure that you can cram all of this into a typical week as a Development Manager, we are closely aligned to the Society values. These are designed to make sure you’ll do what’s right and we deliver our main promise; putting members first. This job was originally posted as

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