What We'll Bring:The Product Development Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Product Teams across Product Delivery. You will be responsible for people development and resourcing whilst accountable for driving delivery to agreed product strategy, performance, and budget.
You will also be a member of the respective Delivery Leadership Team and will play a key role in driving delivery strategy forward in a consistent way. You will lead department-wide initiatives to improve the processes and engagement of the delivery teams, and you are also responsible for managing the risk for the area.
What You'll Bring:• Lead the recruitment and hiring of new Team-members, with the active involvement and input of the existing Team-members • Responsible for people management of at least two product teams • Responsible for providing direction and assistance to Delivery Manager and Product teams • Key member of delivery leadership team and key contributor to deliver strategy & initiatives • Work closely with the Architecture group to ensure working practices are aligned, and best practice established. • Key contributor to the future direction of the delivery function for respective line of business, constantly seeking out areas for improvement, optimization and productivity improvements • Actively support Delivery Managers’ efforts to protect Teams from disturbance, disruption, or outside interference. • Identify companywide initiatives and plans that Product Teams should be aware for their roadmaps i.e. scalability, hardware, performance, security, etc. • Alignment of team skills to ensure future product roadmap and continuity of product development, maximising ROI of team • Plan and manage skills development and training for Team-members. • Ensure all team members perform to the required standard in their given team. • Provide performance feedback and complete performance evaluations for Team-members. Informal performance feedback should be provided on a frequent basis and should include feedback from fellow Team-members. Feedback should be focused on recognition for achievement, and opportunities for growth. • Provide mentorship and career development advice and guidance to Team-members. This mentorship should include both technical mentorship, as well as soft-skills and other aspects of being effective and successful in a development organization. • Provide appropriate support to Heads of Development to ensure appropriate Business Continuity is in place. • Ownership and management of departmental risks/RAID log
Impact You'll Make:Required Skills / Qualifications / Experience: • 10+ years’ experience in the IT industry, with at least 5 years’ experience of managing software engineering teams • Ability to communicate superbly, both with technical and non-technical staff. Excellent English language skills, with the ability to collaborate with teams across the World • Experienced leader of senior staff members across multiple specialisms. • Great knowledge of technology landscape. • Knowledge and understanding of delivering multiple, end to end solutions. • Experience of planning and organising across multiple functional teams. • A credible influencer with excellent communication skills. • Able to manage and navigate a multitude of personalities and agendas, whilst inspiring, influencing and motivating along the way. • Strong People Management and Leadership Desirable Skills / Qualifications / Experience: • Experience of compliance and risk management • Experience of operating within a high regulated industry
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