Head of Development - Home Working UK - 2123

Home Working UK

11th August 2022

Job title: Head of Development

Location: Home Working UK

Job Reference: 2123

Benefits: 25 days annual leave, private medical, life assurance, flexible benefits scheme that includes the likes of; Buy/Sell holiday, Cycle to work, Opticians vouchers and more. 

Skills: Management, Software development Lifecycle. .Net, Azure, Agile, Strong Leadership skills

Life at Civica

Civica is the UK’s leading Public Sector software provider, with more than 22 years of sustained growth. 

We’re developing and delivering the technologies that are transforming our vital public services, across Local Government, Central Government, Healthcare and beyond.

  • Blended working: less commuting, more time with your friends and family.
  • ‘Investors in People’ – Gold: We prioritise the development of our colleagues to match their ambition. 
  • Financial Times - Diversity Leader 2022: We’re committed to maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture.
  • Top rated employer – Glassdoor: Our average length of service is 9 years.
  • Societal Impact: Our solutions impact positive societal change, supporting local Authorities, Schools, Police forces, the NHS and numerous Central Government offices.

This Role

Civica’s cloud native Master Data Management (MDM) software, MultiVue, helps you to match, merge and master your data, ensuring the richest view of a record and all associated entities; anywhere, at any time, and on any device.

The Head of Development role is a leadership role accountable for the successful technical delivery and strategic planning of the product/platform. 

Managing the functions of software development, quality assurance and taking a hands-on approach, the Head of Development will work together with relevant stakeholders particularly Head of Product/Product Owner to deliver to a high level of quality and to an agreed schedule.

The Head of Development along with The Head of Product/Product Owner will drive the product strategy from a technological perspective and have full technical ownership.

You will manage multidisciplinary teams using agile methods, in an open and collaborative working environment. You need to be passionate about leading a team delivering innovative and quality solutions. 

This role will ultimately be responsible for designing and developing a complex probabilistic matching engine on the Azure cloud platform that is capable of processing millions/billions of records in a performant manor whilst being highly interopable with other systems. It will require logical thinking and complex algorithm design and implementation.

Mental Health Champions are here for you!

We have a team of Mental Health Champions working hard to change the stigma around Mental Health. We routinely run awareness workshops to ensure our colleagues better understand how Mental Health can impact your day to day life. We are available for support when you need it most and actively encourage our people to reach out to us.

Affinity Groups

Civica has different affinity groups in place, where people can share experiences and put forward their ideas, suggestions and recommendations to make Civica an even more inclusive organisation for everyone. Our groups are for anyone who wants to support and ally with that community and include: Early careers, accessibility, parents and guardians, wellness, LGBTQIA+, race and ethnicity and many more.

Civica is a Diversity Leader, ranked as one of the top European companies for workplace diversity and equality - Financial Times 2022. 

Civica is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture where diversity thrives, and all of our people excel. We believe that diversity stimulates innovation, enables us to deliver better outcomes for people and communities, supports the growth of our people, and delivers great results for our customers. Civica recruit, promote and reward our people based on their contribution, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion/belief, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.



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