Head of Software

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £TBC
# of openings: 1

Description

Head of Software – based Sheffield (potential to work from Leeds 1 day a week)  

About us

Plusnet is a multi-award winning internet service provider differentiating ourselves on a combination of excellent value and outstanding service.

We are a wholly owned subsidiary of BT Consumer running as an autonomous business and retaining a uniquely informal brand identity - we know that you can do great business without the suits!

We believe in making a difference, team work and putting the customer first in everything that we do.

The role

Opportunities like this don’t come along often….you will play a key part in shaping the future direction of software delivery at one of the fastest growing internet providers in the industry.

You will sit on the Plusnet Engineering & Operations leadership team and report directly to the Plusnet CIO and be accountable for establishing and delivering a seamless end to end operating model which interfaces with all technical & programme management departments at Plusnet.  

You will form and lead an effective software delivery function covering all lifecycle phases from concept development, estimation and costing, design, build, quality-assurance, release management and maintenance disciplines.

About you

  • Outstanding people leader, able to inspire and motivate large teams and navigate across functional disciplines and operate in a matrixed business environment

  • Exceptional stakeholder skills– able to quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships

  • Experienced, fully competent and with substantial knowledge and experience in the management of large scale, multi-site software delivery

  • Previous experience acting as a key contributor in the wider business processes relating to strategy, roadmap and planning and business transformation programmes

  • Act as a source of methodological and technical expertise to others and apply knowledge/ skills to a range of activities with an ability to explain clearly and concisely technical information

    Plusnet benefits

    Please contact the recruitment team for details of our excellent benefits package.



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