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Head of Development Services - Contract - Inside IR35

Head of Development Services - Higher Education - Contract - Inside IR35 - £550/day

(Head of Development Services, Head of Development, Capability Assessment, Roadmap, Line Management)

A well known Higher Education client are looking for a Head of Development Services to join them on a 3-6 month contract to replace the current incumbent who is taking some time out from work. The client has a legacy environment that needs a maturity/capability assessment to help the client understand the particular problems and drill down into the high level assessment to create a catalog of capabilities.

The individual will need to build the trust of the team to gain access to information/pain points across the division, and conduct line management of around 15 individuals split across bespoke development. Business Intelligence and tech support teams. After 3/6 months, the client would like the capabilities to be identified, described and assessed across people, processes and tools with an understanding of what skills they lack.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Head of Development Services/Head of Development experience for a range of clients
  • Maturity/Capability Assessment
  • Document the 'To-Be' through roadmaps
  • Customer facing
  • Relationship/empathy building
  • Higer Education experience
  • Java/BI/Linux/Windows

This role provides a unique opportunity to join a fantastic programme that will be both innovative and forward thinking, and drive technology change for the Higher Education client. The role is a hybrid one, with expectancy to be in the office 2/3 days a week.

Client is hiring looking to hire ASAP, so please get in touch: xavier.labat@lafosse.com

(Head of Development Services, Head of Development, Capability Assessment, Roadmap, Management)

Head of Development Services - Higher Education - Contract - Inside IR35 - £550/day