Digital Technical Manager

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
IT
Region:
London
Location:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
£35000/annum
Posted:
06/06/2018
Recruiter:
ATTB
Job Ref:

Digital Technical Manager

Contract: Fixed term until end of May 2019 (possibility of extension)
Salary: £35,000 per annum (pro-rata)
Location: London

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Manager to be at the forefront of an exciting new digital product range.
We are seeking a Digital Technical Manager who has experience of developing apps, to support the technical development of the range of Prospects products and programmes to include regular liaison with the external developer and customer base.

BOOST is a digital product that provides careers information, advice and guidance and mentoring services to schools, colleges and to young people and their families direct.

As Technical Manager you will:
• Develop BOOST product range alongside external developers, customers and Project Advisory Board
• Coordinate with other members of the BOOST Management Team to ensure the success of the BOOST product range
• Identify new business opportunities to broaden out the product range
• Work with BOOST Account Manager to develop technical roadmap and develop and drive engineering best practices, such as design docs and design reviews.
• Coordinate integration of prototypes and application modules.
• Contribute to the design and drive the development of the digital services to include mobile apps
• Work with external developer to: define a uniform agile release process; manage dependencies (contract timelines, capacity); maintains high-quality standards; ensure clear understanding of development scope as defined by the Project Advisory Board.
• Assure delivery timelines through proactive assessment of dependencies and the monitoring of progress
• Facilitate bug triage; manage third-party testing vendor, track critical and major issue resolution with developers.
• Ensure the Head of Digital Development and the Project Advisory Board receive timely communication regarding progress of assigned engineering initiatives and releases.
• Maximize testing resources to expedite delivery without compromising quality by expanding the automated testing capabilities of the team.
• Assure a reliable and bug-free experience through a comprehensive view of the end to end systems and data that power the application platforms.
• Pay attention to detail and can deal with ambiguity
• Ensure all Digital Boost products follow safeguarding and GDPR compliant

Personal Specification
• Industry experience as a programme or product manager within a technology environment, with a progressive record of successful delivery.
• Familiarity with Digital services, workflow modelling and enterprise application integration.
• Attention to detail
• Effective written and oral communication
• Business and technical leadership and confident with software processes (development, configuration, testing, and deployment) is critical in this role.
• Sound judgment
• Analytical approach
• Ability to assess and implement successful, focused, integrated product development plans.
• Knowledge of new product development processes, go to market strategies, and product life cycle management.
• Forward thinking with the ability to drive innovation independently.
• Ability to able to credibly coordinate between technical teams and customers

Closing date: 18th June 2018

“Prospects is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and eliminating discrimination, as a core value.
We are determined that the principles of equality and diversity will underpin all our activities.
We welcome applications from every section of the community, particularly from people with disabilities who are underrepresented in the Company

Contact Details:
ATTB
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Contact: Kris Clare
Email:

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