Development Manager

Location: Western Sydney, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH221066_1523937176

Development Manager - Product & Planning Team

About The Role:

The Development Manager will be working on complex projects on both an enterprise and small scale.
Note - this is not a project manager role, in fact the role works in close association with PM taking end to end accountability of the technology solution while PM focuses on administrative aspects of the project)

What you'll need to do
The development manager will plan, direct and coordinate the technical design, development and operation of information systems and technology solutions to meet business needs.
The role will involve working on a large transformation program of work and managing the technical delivery.
Areas of accountability include:
? Devise software development and resource plans
? Coordinate and facilitate the delivery of software developed within a program into production
? Manage IT delivery within the program to time, budget and quality.
? Ensure appropriate quality checks are in place on all IT Deliverables
? Identify and proactively manage risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies for the project that impacts on build and execute phase activities
? Lead a team of developers both onshore and offshore and resource management / delegation of work to teams
? Engage with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure their development requirements are being met and any issues are communicated with the business effectively
? Manage the interdependencies between project teams and other parallel build activities (where applicable) Manage ongoing 3rd level support of developed applications to reduce the impact of application defects and associated incidents
? Work in close association with project manager by taking the end to end accountability

What you'll Need to Succeed:

Ideally around 5+ years experience in a Development Manager role which has incorporated the management of team of vendors/partners
Solid Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Product Lifecycle Management experience
Ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure their development requirements are being met and any issues are communicated with the business effectively.
Exceptional stakeholder, vendor management and communication skills, coupled with excellent relationship building abilities
Experience in application of Software Quality Principles and Risk Management
Experience in leading/managing software testing
Experience in managing .net, java applications
Experience in RDBMS, PL SQL Stored Procedures
Experience in retail is highly desirable
Knowledge of working under different project methodologies - Waterfall, Agile (XP/Scrum)
Experience in working in a Continuous Integration and Delivery Environment
Experience in middleware technologies such as webmethods and Informatica
Ability to make decisions
Innovative and creative thinking
Excellent verbal and written communication
Time management
Negotiation and conflict resolution
Ability to work in a team