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Role

Head of IT

Business Division

ME Legal & Financial

Reports to

COO

Location

Alderley Edge, SK10 4UN

Salary

£60,000 - £65,000

Hours of work

40 Hours per week

Company Information

The ME Group is a LegalTech provider of litigation funding, insurance and legal representation for consumers facing complex legal problems.

Using our proprietary technology, we provide fast and efficient dispute resolution that is revolutionising the legal services market for the benefit of all stakeholders.

The ME Group has rapidly grown from its inception in 2017 to become a market leader in its sector championing access to justice for consumers.

Our headquarters are in Cheshire's prestigious Alderley Park, where employees benefit from a fantastic range of perks, ranging from on-site gym and leisure facilities to a glorious scenic location and excellent transport links, as well as all the other opportunities that a career with the ME Group offers.

Our mission is to improve the quality, and reduce the cost, of dispute resolution for all parties through the use of LegalTech.

Job Purpose

The Head of Software Development is responsible for all of the technical innovation that you will develop, articulate, and continually evolve the strategic technical direction using multi-channel technical solutions. You will provide vision and leadership to ensure the successful performance of the IT Team

Competency Requirements

  • Accountable for the overall delivery, development and performance of the IT Team.
  • You will be required to handle the delivery of multiple software solutions through your development team
  • You will manage and grow the development team creating a structure for continued growth within the organisation
  • Scope technical solutions that will deliver against the business objectives
  • Implement mechanisms to monitor, manage and provide progress on all software development activities
  • Accountable for the on time and delivery of software development projects
  • Create, implement and maintain a continuous improvement plan for software development and IT infrastructure
  • Identifying and implementing technology trends that will be able to support the future success of the business
  • Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organisation
  • Establish a clear structure and succession plans aligned with appropriate responsibilities, accountabilities and personal development for all IT staff
  • Undertake additional tasks and responsibilities as may be reasonably expected
  • Comply with all relevant policies and procedures

Skills & Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Financial Experience
  • Proficient on PHP, Javascript, MySQL, AJAX, jQuery, CSS and HTML
  • Management of IT Teams
  • Strong people leadership and staff development skills
  • Technical knowledge very important
  • Experience with a wide range of tech important
  • Tech agnostic when thinking of solutions
  • Line management skills
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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