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Head of Engineering

Job reference: 002808

Closing date: 09/03/2020

Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Are you looking for an organisation where you are empowered to positively challenge the status quo?

Keen to take up the challenge of building and leading a lean agile / DevOps environment?

Do you want to work for an industry-leading organisation, playing a pivotal role in delivering digital experiences that customers love?

Yes, yes and yes?

We want to hear from you!


Reporting into our Director of Engineering, the Technology team are looking for future-thinking leaders for our Head of Engineering opportunities to lead our digital transformation…

We are in an exciting phase of change; along with the rest of the world, we’re embarking on a hugely impactful digital journey, both for our people and our customers. What’s great is that these positions plays a key role in ensuring that we not only reach our ambitious engineering goals, but wider organisational strategy at a healthy pace. You’ll work alongside a team of highly inspiring, experienced technology leaders; innovative, forward-thinking visionaries who are passionate about making impactful change for our customers and people but a team who don't take things too seriously and have a laugh along the way.

What we’re after:

  • Several years' experience with technical thought leadership across a broad range of technologies and solutions, excited to get your hands dirty with the squad group
  • Proven track-record of owning end-to-end digital engineering processes; including software delivery, QA, agile/lean delivery, service management, technology strategy and architecture
  • An understanding through experience of how to work with key stakeholders to define an aligned, sustainable business and engineering roadmap
  • You’ll be an exemplary leader who knows how to build a robust culture of engineering excellence, someone who can guide their teams through change in this ever-evolving world of technology 
  • Experience building future-fit, in-house engineering capability, ways of working practices and a true squad mentality
  • An ability to naturally identify and promote continuous improvement and innovation opportunities with a view to build a growth-mindset culture across the wider organisation
  • Keenness to get out there and represent Digital Engineering and your organisation – we want you to get as involved as possible in the wider technology community to share knowledge and ideate

Outside of this, we place emphasis on people who: -

  • Come to work every day with a big smile and be prepared to have fun and laugh in a high performing, collaborative environment
  • Can use their energy, passion and ambition to motivate and influence not only their squads but the wider technology team to strive for the very best
  • Can keep it real, both from a people and technology perspective; you’ll respect and appreciate legacy systems and processes, seeing it as an opportunity to grow, not a challenge

What’s in it for you?

  • We take your learning and growth seriously – if there’s something you’d like upskill yourself in, we’ll do everything to make it happen
  • We offer a range of flexible working options with the latest technology to support
  • You play a critical part in this digital journey from its early stages – the potential to own and impact change is endless
  • Work in an environment where failing fast is encouraged; we love experimenting and trying new things!



The closing date for this job has now passed.