Development Team Lead

Job Description

Development Team Lead
Newcastle upon Tyne
£40k - £50k

The stuff you care about as a Development Team Lead:
Core to what we do is our people, we care about creating a fun and safe environment for the team, working with people and developing them to be the best they can be. Our people are encouraged to identify, propose and champion improvements through to implementation. We will want to challenge the normal in a productive way. We encourage you to be the best you can be in your role, open to feedback, challenge and to change. We are passionate about working in an Agile way, but not wedded to a single methodology, caring more about best practises that fit with each team. We want our teams to work autonomously, whilst being supported by the wider team. We want you bring new ideas to your team, sharing your learnings with the wider team.

The Development Team Lead we’re looking for:
Our culture and work environment are very important to us. Above all else we value people with a positive attitude and a good work ethic
You will be a strong "servant leader" with a focus on creating a safe and fun working environment for your team
You will be self-motivated with a passion for motivating others to deliver as a team
You will be a guide to your team encouraging them to consistently improve, delivering high quality and high value features to our customers
This is a senior role so demonstrable experience of leadership and process improvement is essential
You must be open to giving and receiving feedback in a constructive and open manner
You will encourage a mindset of quality and doing the right thing; ego has no place here
While experience of SCRUM methodology is a plus, having a strong understanding of the full software delivery cycle is essential
We want to help our people develop themselves professionally and personally. You will have the ability to 'Show, don't Tell', while communicating with your team and with other teams
The desire to mentor and support those that are working towards obtaining all the above qualities helps us achieve that.

What we’re offering our Development Team Lead:
We strive to create a fun, friendly, and comfortable working environment
We will facilitate a good work-life balance
We're in this business for the long haul. You will give your team time to think and to do things right
We want our teams to be the best they can be. Each person works with their manager to create and implement a personal development plan. We also offer some benefits such as a £500pa personal development budget.
Childcare care voucher scheme
Join the team on Mondays and start your week the right way at The Big Breakfast
Finish the week with a drink and a snack on us!

If you are interested in the advertised position for Development Team Lead please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Development Team Lead, Agile, Scrum, Management

Additional Information

  • Salary:£40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

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