Head of Technology - Internal

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £50,000 pa
Reference: PB / extHote
Type: Contract
Sector: Charity Office & Specialist Support, Charity & Not-for-Profit, Other Charity & Not-for-Profit
Deadline: 10/09/2021

The company

Brewster Partners are delighted to be supporting a National Charity with its head office in Sheffield to recruit an Interim Head of Technology with the main aim of managing in-house development teams to lead and manage the team to manage and develop customer-facing applications.

The role will be initially for 6 months with the possibility of it being extended.

The job

You will have experience of managing in-house development teams.  This role will lead and manage and existing team to develop customer-facing applications such as

  • External websites
  • Data collections
  • MI reporting services

You will have experience of working with agile methodologies and the ability to focus the work of developers and testers through to delivery. 

You will manage workflow and resource management for both project work and maintenance and support of AWS hosted application through leading and motivating internal technical teams.

You will have an understanding of good service management and the ability be to manage and motivate internal technical teams and improve their throughput and quality.

This role will be  accountable for the technical assurance of the  in-house team ensuring the organisation maximises value for money in internal and external development and service management.

You will also drive the ways of working in with development processes, improving the quality of technical solutions and ensuring deliver value as early as possible using a range of methodologies.

You will also lead the implementation of a new analysis function and robust change governance for systems and the business processes they underpin.

The organisation is introducing Saleforce and this role will lead on the integration onto this system. 

The person

You will have experience of leading a team and hands-on experience of agile delivery management with mixed teams of in-house and external developers

You will have experience of successfully building, managing and motivating multidisciplinary in-house technical teams as well as of planning and delivering products and services using agile development techniques to meet customer expectations and deliver cost effective robust solutions

You will also need experience of managing technology-enabled change projects and of setting up and managing outsourced contracts for delivery and development of technology solutions and services.

The benefits

Great benefits including generous holiday allowance and above average pension contributions


Paula Barber
Client Director – Charity & Not-for-Profit
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Head of Technology - Internal, Reference: PB / extHote". Thank you for your interest.