Development Services Manager


Reference: NIS001056

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Development Services Manager – Bristol

About the role

As part of our current IT transformation project we are recruiting for a new Development Services Manager to join our driven team in Avonmouth, Bristol.  The purpose of the role is to define and deliver system development projects which support our overall objectives and plan both in the UK and internationally. 

As well as managing and completing a portfolio of your own development projects the role provides direction, leadership and guidance to the development team of 7.  The role also supports the setting of our development strategy and creates and maintains the roadmap for internal development to deliver it as we grow and develop rapidly as a business.    

Within the role you will also select and adopt the appropriate development methods to ensure delivery and monitor and track project progress to ensure they are carried out in accordance with agreed architectures, standards, methods and procedures within an Integration environment.    

About you

To apply for the role, you will have previous experience within a similar role orchestrating the delivery of multiple development activities in parallel through direct and matrix teams.  You will have managed or led a team previously and have strong communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to deal with colleagues of all levels.    

You will also have experience of development within agile delivery environment but be flexible to working with different methodologies where appropriate also.  You will have good working knowledge of data structures, database design and data warehousing. 

Knowledge and experience of development within a recognised Integration environment (such as Mulesoft) would be highly beneficial. 

About Nisbets

You may have heard of us, you may not, but the chances are you will have eaten off of one of our plates or taken a drink from one of our glasses without ever realising. We provide a huge range of catering equipment to a wide variety of businesses and export to 100 countries. We probably provide the machine for your essential morning cappuccino along with the exquisite tableware at your favourite restaurant.

We are the UK’s market leading catering equipment supplier. Established as a small family business in 1983 to the global operation of today, growth and innovation is what sets us apart and makes us unique. Our story is one of high growth, huge challenges and an enormous opportunity ahead of us. Nisbets has been recognised on The 2018 Sunday Times' TopTrack250 which champions Britain’s growing businesses. We've ranked 48th and just one of nine businesses recognised in the South West. Having doubled our turnover in the last 5 years the scale of opportunity ahead of us is vast and we need like-minded, ambitious people, to help us deliver our UK and International growth plans.

You will be well rewarded for your hard work, not only will you be part of a growing business but we’ll make sure you have the right training and progression opportunities. Driven by collaborative working means the scope for growth and personal impact is enormous.


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About Nisbets

What keeps Nisbets growing? Great products, fantastic customer service, a forward-thinking approach and, above all, talented people. People who are passionate about food and our markets. Who work together to give their best to customers and colleagues alike. Most of all, people who love our brand, what we do and the way we do it.



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