Head of Development

Job Title: Head of Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
Reference: SMGDEV10928_1576684039
Contact Name: Recruitment Team
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Job Published: December 18, 2019 15:47

Job Description

Head of Development, Milton Keynes -

Brand is working with an agency based on the outskirts of Milton Keynes with a global reach and an well-known international tech client base. They are looking for a Head of Development with marketing/agency experience to join their growing team. This role is suited to a technically minded and hands on leader with a practical approach.

Ideally you will have mid to heavy weight capability with experience of:

  • HTML, CSS, SASS, iQuery, PHP, JS, MySQL
  • Front and back-end development and automation

Coupled with strong technical ability across a broad range of technical disciplines, your willingness to mentor and develop and strive to succeed is key to this role. You will be involved from planning and providing strategic guidance right through to full-cycle, technically sound productions.

With solid experience in the breakdown of large-scale projects, other responsibilities may include:

  • Briefing of developers and designers
  • Working out the best tech platforms to use based on analysis and research
  • Performing health checks and monitoring progress across web email and MA programmes
  • Team management and training

Previous experience of working in a client facing agency environment is essential and you will be comfortable managing and dealing with clients and remote agency teams. If you have this experience, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading organisation that offers excellent internal progression and benefits.

Due to their location, this role is bested suited for those living in and around Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bedford, Newport Pagnell, Buckingham, Wellingborough, Towcester, Dunstable, Luton, Bracknell, Banbury, Flitwick and St Neots.

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