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Development Manager - Glasgow

Date Posted: Monday 12 September 2022

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Development Manager

Cumbernauld (Hybrid - 3 days in office/2 days at home)

£60k per annum w/benefits inc. bonus up to 10% per year

An exciting new opportunity has arisen in the GTS group at William Grant and Sons. We are are currently recruiting for a Development Manager to join the Front Office and Commercial Product Team in Glasgow.

The Development Manager will be responsible for all of the software development activities within the GTS Commercial Product Team. To lead, manage and mentor a team of mixed-discipline software engineers and provide a succession pipeline of talent.


  • Establish and maintain code quality and delivery standards
  • Manage, recruit and develop a strong team of developers including work prioritisation, performance management and coaching.
  • Contribute to and oversee (sprint) planning / (sprint) reviews and own, coordinate and manage the output of it to meet business objectives
  • Working with the QA / Test engineers and DevOps ensure execution of product tests according to defined standards
  • Establish successful stakeholder relationships, managing expectations in the delivery, support and enhancements of products / services
  • Propose and offer technical solutions to business problems across the BBU and ODC business units and the wider organisation.
  • Provide technical and leader support to the Product Leader
  • Responsible for the documented handover of technical developments to Operations and Client Services
  • Provide additional support in the form of information architecture, web design best practice and HCI/UX/UI where required.
  • Lead development projects where external or other internal parties are involved.


  • Proven experience as a Development Leader
  • Experience of stakeholder management, defining and delivering business led priorities and improvement
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, both for themselves and for the rest of the team
  • In depth experience in delivery, with appropriate delivery methods - waterfall and agile development

If interested in the role, you can apply directly via this job advert or your can call Ricky McGarrigle on 07552845113. Alternatively, send your CV to