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Global Head of Development Agile - Games

Job Title: Global Head of Development Agile - Games
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: £120000 - £160000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/10271/A/KS/130617_1497367595
Contact Name: Management Team
Contact Email: management@client-server.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Global Head of Development / Software Delivery (Agile). Multi award-winning online gaming company is seeking a Global Head of Development, reporting directly into the CTO, to take ownership of the main gaming platform and lead a team of Development Managers within an Agile development environment.

You'll utilise your technical expertise to drive process improvement and efficiency through understanding of development processes, methodologies and theory. However the role is as much about leading people; you'll have seven direct reports responsible for c130 technical staff (multi-disciplinary Agile teams of developers and QAs); you'll provide coaching / mentoring to develop people and ensure they perform effectively in their roles as well as recruiting and retaining top talent.

Fantastic offices based in a vibrant area of Central London with breakout areas, pool table, console games, fully stocked kitchen and flexible working hours.

Requirements:
*Extensive experience of software development management, managing Development Managers and multiple development teams across multiple product streams
*Experience within the gaming industry
*Thorough understanding of Agile development methodologies
*Experience of planning and delivering complex programmes
*Good technical background and understanding cost and budget management for large projects
*Visionary - able to inspire and motivate others; encourage, delegate and improve performance by building the teams long term capabilities
*Able to think strategically but execute and deliver with meticulous attention to detail
*Excellent communicator, collaborative and pragmatic

As Global Head of Development you can expect to earn a highly competitive salary (to £160k) plus bonus and benefits package.

Send your CV or call for a confidential discussion about this Head of Development opportunity.