Technical Team Lead

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Expertise IT & Support Location Nottingham Contract Type Permanent REF TL101

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Technical Team Lead 

My client, an insurance organisation in Nottingham is looking for a Technical Team Lead to join their IT Department. The role reports into the Head Of IT Development / IT Delivery and you will lead a team of Software Developers and be responsible for the delivery of business critical projects. You will have a combination of technical and management responsibilities, to include the following:

Technical Responsibilities

  • Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team, ensure that they are suitable and match the corporate best practices
  • Work closely with the business and Engineers on issues related to design, requirements and support
  • Ensure that development standards, policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Drive change to implement efficient and effective strategies as advised by management
  • Develop and implement IT standards and procedures to aid in the development of high quality software. Ensure that all Engineers within the team understand and follow existing IT standards.
  • Work closely with other team leaders and development teams when necessary to create software that is cohesive.
  • Work closely with peers in the business to fully understand the business process and requirements.

Management Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of software Engineers in the creation of high quality software within agreed project deadlines.
  • Assume a high level of ownership of all work developed by members of the team.
  • Train and integrate new team members and proactively support the continued development of existing team members
  • Build and promote a positive working environment for the team within your areas as well as other business areas you will engage with.
  • Effectively manage team members in line with company policy and procedures, including performance, development, disciplinary and conflict resolution with effective feedback.
  • Proactively report and manage upwards to management and the business, so that they are well informed of the work currently in development.
  • Implement team goals and objectives
  • Supervise, train and guide team members
  • Inspire and motivate team members