Our client is a successful international consulting firm with several offices across Europe. For the branch office in Prague, Czech Republic we are currently hiring a

Head of Software Development Practice - CZ (gn)

Management Role - Consulting Services

In this role you are responsible for leading and developing the people unit – Practice – of IT professionals in Custom Software Development engagements. You will manage the team of apx. 80 professionals in 3 locations in the Czech Republic (Prague, Brno and Ostrava) while you directly report to the CEO.

Your main tasks

  • People and talent Development
  • Ensure availability of skilled and talented professionals on key technologies to support offer development, bids and projects
  • Ensure attractiveness of the Practice, drive talent development and maximize retention
  • Define and execute development and retention plan for key talents
  • Optimize utilisation rate and cost
  • Build and deliver people KPIs forecast
  • Manage seniority pyramid shape to well balance talent development and cost optimization
  • Define and manage locations
  • Define short and long term resource supply needs (in terms of recruitment and subcontracting) and drive recruitment
  • Ensure sustainable opportunities / alternatives for employees
  • Identify and align on market needs with Sales and Business Development
  • Secure project staffing with your team or contract with partners, if neccessary
  • Delivery and Method mutualised by Practices
  • Ensure the development of our Project Delivery Method
  • Ensure team members are trained on latest project delivery Method
  • Play a proactive role in proposing technologies, tools and approaches
  • Define and execute Practice strategy of the Practice

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in business administration or equivalent
  • People management, strong experience in leading, developing and mentoring the team of analysts, architects, software developers
  • Professional and technical knowledge in Software development, deployment/build environments of applications, cloud-based services
  • Business growth mindset
  • Experience in Waterfall and Agile and hybrid project methodologies
  • Preferably an experience from Financial Services Sector
  • Very good analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Managed relationships at a senior level within large corporations
  • Ability to manage crisis situation with positive results
  • Proactive, organized and goal oriented
  • Self-starter and self-learner, with an ability to motivate others
  • Excellent in Czech Language, native would be advantageous
  • Excellent in English, both oral and written, is a pre-requisite

The Offer

The minimum yearly gross salary starts at EUR 70.000,- ; overpay depending on experience and qualifications is being offered. There are some other benefits being offered including a company car or car allowance.

If you are interested in the position being offered or know somebody who would be, please apply online with the button below and attach a recent resume and any other relevant documents.

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