Software Development



You will assist the Chief Technology Officer in the successful running of the group’s software development function and will be responsible for the line management of the company’s in-house development resources. This will include:

  • Conducting 1-2-1s and reviews for line reports in the Software team
  • Successfully delivering the plan feeding product roadmaps and key projects/deliverables
  • Overseeing the completion of sprint tasks/Items to satisfy business goals
  • Demonstrating exceptional technical skills
  • Helping with proof of concepts for various business problems
  • Leading on the drive towards standardisation of stack and solutions within the group
  • Working with the support team to resolve known issues
  • Mentoring other developers to ensure consistency of the team’s skillsets
The group structure provides a platform for growth and opportunity for the businesses to work together – sharing knowledge and expertise, and working together to create a better future for all.

Who are we?

Pagabo Group is the parent organisation for a group of cross-industry businesses including national procurement specialist Pagabo, leading construction management software organisation Sypro, social value software and consultancy organisation Loop, and digital-first training platform Tequ.

Pagabo Group’s mission is to utilise technology and innovative thinking to bring a better, faster, and greener approach within its core markets – including the built environment and construction sectors.

Check out our website for more details.

The role

As the Software Development Manager, you will assist the Chief Technology Officer in the successful running of the group’s software development function. You will be responsible for the line management of the company’s in-house development resources.

You will help lead on architectural decisions, investigate, evaluate, and advocate for the future technical direction of the team and their output.

Working as a leader of the development team you will play your part in overseeing industry best practice solutions to solve customer problems.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • arrow-rightGreat interpersonal skills with an ability to be able to articulate internally and externally verbally & via email
  • arrow-rightOutstanding all-round communication skills and ability to work collaboratively, taking the wider team “on the journey”
  • arrow-rightAnalytical Thinking, the job requires the ability to analyse information and the use of logic to address work-related issues and problems
  • arrow-rightExperience with full stack web development. Preferably working with frameworks such as Laravel
  • arrow-rightExperience or an understanding of ISO27001,9001 & Cyber Essential Plus
  • arrow-rightTo have worked in SCRUM/self-managing teams environment
  • arrow-rightA passion for solving problems and providing workable solutions
  • arrow-rightThe ability to adopt products ensuring a breadth and depth of knowledge across the Group’s applications
  • arrow-rightExperience in delivering software ‘projects’ across a range of technologies
  • arrow-rightProficiency in troubleshooting software issues and debugging a large codebase
  • arrow-rightAbility to remain calm and level-headed in pressurised situations
  • arrow-rightDocumenting processes and procedures and presenting ideas to other team members
  • arrow-rightA commitment to deadlines and a desire to ‘fly’ the flag for the business

What’s On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension (company supported)
  • Private Medical (after a successful probation period)
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays + 1 days holiday for birthday + Christmas shutdown
  • Tailored training & development
  • A supportive working environment
  • A variety of social / team building events held throughout the calendar year
  • Company funded breakfast & lunch in on site canteen

For more information or an informal chat about the role contact:

To Apply, please send your CV and Covering Letter to:

John Martin

Chief Technology Officer
01482 975883