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General Manager, Development

Wellington Based


Applications Open

Starting Salary: $160,000 – $180,000


We are seeking an experienced, well-rounded, self-motivated General Manager to take responsibility for the product development of the business. With the growth of the business there will be future opportunities to develop within the leadership team.

This role requires someone with strong leadership and organisational skills, and who is ideally familiar with leading a technical team.  Demonstrated ability to deliver product development projects is essential and an understanding of cyber security would be an advantage.  This is a Wellington based role and reports to the Chief Executive. Hybrid working options are available.

Role Requirements 

  • Day-to-day management of the development team.
  • Leading the team in new product development
  • Maintaining updates of current products
  • Ensure that product documentation is fit for purpose
  • Ensure that the production knowledge is transferred to the Technical Service team
  • Work collaboratively with the Technical Service team to ensure Liverton Security meets the needs of the customer in a timely manner
  • Lead the strategic direction for product development for Liverton Security.

This role also requires the performance of other duties. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Serve as part of the Executive team, reporting to the Chief Executive
  • Provide input into the strategic planning of the business.
  • General office operational activities
  • Other duties as requested by the management team.

Skills/knowledge required to do this role:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to mentor and develop team members.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A strong understanding/knowledge base of software development methodologies.
  • Ability to work autonomously or collaboratively as part of a professional team.
  • Experience in developing and implementing software development strategies.

Previous experience

  • Experience working as a software developer.
  • Experience managing a team of software developers.
  • Experience as a Software Development Manager/Leader.
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