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Head of Development

Up to £750 per day

Job description

Morgan Hunt are working with a leading government organisation who require a Head of Software Development on a 6 month contract. You will managing 30 On-shore staff, and must be a subject matter on all Software Development & Testing areas.


  • Supporting the Director in their role and contributing to the overall leadership, management and delivery of the team
  • providing clear leadership and direction to the all aspects of software development, Testing and Architecture as required.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities related to writing software programs.
  • Act as the Subject Matter expert on all Software Development and Testing
  • Ensure policies and procedures for Software Development and Testing are in place.
  • Oversee code reviews of produced software to ensure code quality
  • Keeping Delivery & Schemes software development activity under review so that it is aligned with its strategy
  • improving both the efficiency and the effectiveness of the software development function
  • Putting in place robust software development and testing environment and practices
  • Ensure that the recommendations from the independent review of the testing function and capability are fully reviewed and acted upon.
  • Own the Programme of Work, ensuring priorities in the team are set, resources are assigned and releases are managed efficiently
  • Coach and mentor developers
  • Define, plan, budget and manage milestones for the delivery of software releases
  • Ensure that the Software Development function contributes to goals set for systems quality and maintainability

Experience Required:-

  • Strong .net/ Microsoft background
  • Experience of managing large teams (20 people plus)
  • Head of Development Experience


  • 6 months
  • Inside of IR35
  • Rate- £600- 750per day
  • Fully Remote- Head Offices in Glasgow, London and Cardiff (must attend office once a week)

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Fraser Young
IT Business Director
Technology Recruitment Team
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