IT Development Manager

Location
Altrincham, Cheshire, England
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Additional company benefits
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Ref
20206GTH1
Contact
Gemma Thelwell
Job function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an IT Manager/IT Programme Manager looking to progress in your career? Are you interested in developing an expanding team of IT Developers? My client an IT Software Company is expanding in Cheshire and looking for somebody who is experienced in suggesting changes to improve systems and technology for the travel industry.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The core duty is to be responsible for the day to day management of the IT department and its staff, as well as coordinating & overseeing projects related to system development and working software solutions on time and ready to be delivered to external clients. Also taking on other responsibilities that fall under the IT Department.

Other responsibilities include:
-Ensure both a full self-understanding and a team understanding of the systems being worked on, the requirements being requested and the infrastructure required to support these
-Manage a team coding in a range of technologies including Perl, JavaScript, Delphi, Angular 2 and across a range of platforms including Linux and Windows
-Deliver system changes and enhancements on time and in full working order
-Work to agreed timescales or deliver quality work and ensure the team deliver quality work within the timescales quoted
-Keep up to date with travel industry news, market intelligence and competitor activity to aid strategic input into client meetings and workshops
-Be able to conduct regular face to face meetings, as well as telephone and email communication to aid relationship building both with internal and external clients
-Deal with HR and performance issues with the team and in line with company HR policies and reviews
-Ensure all team members are willing and able to perform the tasks required and manage the recruitment of new and/or replacement members
-Recommend technology enhancements and changes which can add value to the business operations internally and to the effectiveness of the solutions provided to the external client

EXPERIENCE:
*A suitably experienced IT Manager/IT Programme Manager is required for this excellent position.
*The ideal candidate will have strong decision making skills, have a strong emphasis on team work / collaboration, high work standards and demonstrate motivation, reliability, strong problem solving skills and strong planning skills.
*The candidate should demonstration a high level of communication, integrity and initiative.
*Ultimately, the candidate should have a wide range of IT applications, hardware, and software knowledge (Perl, Javascript, Delphi, Angular 2, Linux and Windows)

THE PACKAGE:
Excellent salary of £35,000 to £50,000 depending on experience plus company benefits. This is a truly fabulous opportunity, working for an excellent, expanding travel technology company, for a suitably experienced IT professional.

INTERESTED?
Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV. For any questions, please contact Gemma on 0161 9236120 or email gemma@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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