Development Manager - Front Office Delivery

M&G Group
29 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type


M&G are recruiting a Development manager. The individual will be responsible for the management and technical direction of the scrum teams which make up the Front Office Delivery team

You will be responsible for the following tasks

* Organisation and delivery of the development team (total 9 developers including this hire) aligned to: Front Office, Risk and Performance and Investment Operations
* Day to day scheduling of both their own and the teams work
* Scrum management and planning
* Team skills development
* C# development and quality - both of themselves and the team
* Future state architecture definition and roadmap, as well as delivery to roadmap
* Development of Deputy Development Manager (already in place) as part of succession planning
* Facing off to business sponsors alongside scrum team leads to ensure consistent quality of message delivery and communication

What we are looking for

This role is ideally suited to someone who can demonstrate:

- C# Development and design
- Object Orientated design
- Agile & especially Scrum development methodologies
- Financial services (ideally asset management)
- Leadership & Mentoring Experience
- Open and transparent communication

- Ability to lead and support a team in an effective manner
- Ability to recognise team development points and construct plans to address these
- Be a role model for good business practises
- Able to face off to senior business sponsors and lead difficult discussions

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.