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Head of Engineering

Job description

Head of Engineering

Help build award winning digital web and mobile apps, drive technical excellence and change!

  • Leading and managing web, mobile and API development teams
  • Hybrid working within Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Salary £80k - £90k plus benefits

We are looking for a Head of Engineering to join a digital and multiple award-winning technology company currently delivering web and mobile apps to well-known charity organisations.

Reporting to our CEO, you will be responsible for leading our teams to enable the successful delivery and management of web and mobile apps.

This is a great opportunity to make a big impact in a fast-growing digital development environment. The role will be broad, varied with a range of challenges and opportunities that requires a committed and engaging individual with a long-term mindset.

Day to Day:

  • Provide Strategic Guidance
  • Lead and Mentor teams
  • Drive Technical Innovation
  • Collaborate Across Teams
  • Support Commercial activities
  • Maintain Security and Compliance

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and manage a technically minded engineering and development team
  • Oversee alignment of technology, process and components across teams to enhance engineering lifestyle
  • Being part of the senior management team and together with driving business strategy and direction
  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
  • Ensure that our products continue to converge as one platform
  • Lead and progress the core platform transformation project as a top priority
  • Drive forward new development projects to delivery within agreed timescales
  • Organise, motivate, develop and as necessary, recruit, the software development teams
  • Ensure software is appropriately configurable and customisable to meet customer needs

Skills & experience

  • A technical appreciation and previous development history with a range of technology which might include:
  • UX/UI Interface, PHP, LAMP, MVC JavaScript, HTML5, Node JS, JSON, Mobile Apps (iOS, Android), AWS, MVC frameworks
  • Combined business, software development management, team leadership, and technology experience
  • Extensive people management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply:

Please send your CV to or call 02380 765 808 for immediate consideration.

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.