Digital Development Manager

Digital Development Manager
  • £40,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH2 4QZ
Job Ref: 50209201
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 06 January 2021

Lorien's client is one of the world's leading research organisations, they carry out large scale surveying, assessments, evaluation, research, monitoring and policy advice for government bodies across the globe. They are in the market looking for a Digital Development Manager to join them on a permanent basis for an initial 18 month - 2-year Fixed term contract.

The role:

As a technical specialist you will play a central role primarily in the planning, development, management and delivery of the online platform. You will be tasked with working with one of their largest clients in Scotland, a well-known public body to help deliver a number of key projects.

You won't have any direct line management duties, but will be working very closely with the development team who are based overseas, so it is imperative that you have a technical understanding and ideally came from a development background in a digital space and able to understand deliverables and when to push back both internally and externally.

Acting as the first point of contact on issues with their clients IT platform, you will be responsible for analysing the design and development of the online platform providing advice to senior managers, contribute to program increment planning including gathering and documenting functional requirements, liaise with the delivery platform teams and test and follow developments through to implementation.

Also manage day to day support requirements including liaison with end clients and other internal and external stakeholders, and provide high level technical support and advice to senior managers and partners, so its critical that you have excellent communications skills and be able to articulate both in technical and non-technical terms.

About you:

The ideal candidate will hold an ICT bachelor's degree or graduate qualification in a related field and be able to demonstrate a previous background in leading digital/ software development on large-scale public-sector projects and familiarity with supporting web applications and troubleshooting based on technical logs.

  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Proven ability to multitask in a fast pace environment to deliver effective outcomes
  • Understanding of Public Sector and Government
  • Hands on IT Digital knowledge
  • Large scale project delivery

It would be highly beneficial to have an understanding in the following areas:

  • Understanding of Scottish education systems
  • Knowledge of JIRA boards and Agile / Sprints
  • Proven industry background in cloud infrastructure design, development, automation and maintenance (AWS).
  • Knowledge in developing scripts and automation tools (Bash, Python)
  • Database deployment and maintenance skills (MongoDB, MySQL, SQL)
  • Developed web applications or closely collaborating with development teams.
  • Linux, Windows

In return:

You will be joining a growing company who is going through a very exciting time and have lots of new projects coming up that you will get involved with. The role will be a fixed term permanent contract for 2 years with the potential for the role to become permanent long term. A competitive salary is on plus generous pension, holidays and working from home until restrictions start to ease.

Our client is proud to be an equal opportunity (EO) and Disability Confident Committed employer. They recognise the value of equity and diversity in the workplace and the significant advantages that a supportive and inclusive culture plays in helping our employees reach their full potential.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

05/02/2021 11:45:06
GBP 40000 40000
Contact Consultant:
Ryan Gibb

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