Web Development and People Manager

Poland
08 March 2021
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Driving our digital development

Serving ROCKWOOL Group with digital expertise, you and your team will ensure a smart and seamless experience in the interactions between internal colleagues, customers, stakeholders and vendors. We foster an environment that encourages development – to enable you to take ownership of your career with us. Digitalization is at the top of the agenda, and you will be part of an evolution that will take our business further. As you work globally, you will develop through the many daily touchpoints and the challenges you face in making ROCKWOOL a great company to do business with.

This is who we are

ROCKWOOL Global Business Services (RGBS) in Poznań is a multifunctional competence centre of the ROCKWOOL Group (with the headquarters in Denmark), which provides financial, accounting, DIGITAL (IT), HR and Group Technology services for Group entities. We believe in flexibility & diversity, which we translated in our people- centric atmosphere and activity based office facilitating collaboration & knowledge sharing. Our ambition is to provide vertical & parallel growth opportunities. Our values include honesty, responsibility, efficiency, passion, entrepreneurship are visible in the way we work. We are proud to be awarded The Most BeLOVEd SSC in Poznań award.

Our DIGITAL (IT) Department offers a lot of development opportunities in projects connected with different modules of SAP, web development and mobile applications, Project Management, MS Dynamics Customer Engagement (CRM), Office 365, IT Service Desk, Data analytics, Workday and many other functions.

The department of Web Development which is part of Digital Business is responsible for  web application within the entire ROCKWOOL Group.

This is the role

The Web development Manager is responsible for design, development, implementation, maintenance and support of technology solutions by providing input into and delivering on solutions to business problems in partnership with their Product owners. This role will oversee the IT team responsible for partnering and delivering technology solutions on various customer facing platforms  that enable ROCKWOOL commerce digitalisation strategy. The Web development Manager reports to Application and Web Development Director and serves in the management team.

Responsibilities/Job Description:

  • Collaborate with the business to understand business needs and market trends. Partner with Solution Architect and Service Manager on design of a supporting technology strategy that aligns with architectural design, plan and standards. Provide cost and feasibility analysis to support and gain strategic roadmap approval. Implement and drive strategy implementation. Oversee Digital application health and create an application roadmap.

  • Develop excellent understanding of the technology solutions and how they span and interact with the specific viewpoints of the individual areas of the business. Solutions should be developed to maximize the whole while allowing for necessary variation. Establish and maintain productive working relationships with business partners and project teams.

    • Oversees and manages all systems ensuring design, content and definitions integrate to support organizational expectations and objectives. Ensure the team partners with the business to gather requirements and goals to drive optimal solutions.

    • Complete application health assessments and improve the system at Enterprise Web Application standards on availability, performance, security and change management.

  • Provide direction and day-to-day leadership to a team of employees. Develop and maintain an organization of high performing people through effective hiring, coaching and performance/talent management processes. Influence and implement a resource strategy based on business need, scope of work, cost, and skill requirements. Foster a collaborative, success-oriented team environment where resources are empowered and accountable.

  • Ensure compliance with organizational standards, practices and methodologies. Participate in the continuous improvement of methodologies, practices and standards. Hold teams accountable for following and implementing software development life cycle in an Agile (i.e. Scrum) framework, ITIL for Digital and Prince 2 for projects. Write and/or revise system design documentation and operations documentation to include providing required input into operation support manuals and user guides.

    • Ensure work adheres to standards and specifications (including peer reviews). Write and/or revise system design documentation and operations documentation to include providing required input into operation support manuals and user guides. Create and properly archive all project related documentation.

    • Ensure all changes are effectively unit tested prior to being released to the quality assurance team. Resolve all unit test issues in a timely manner. Assist the quality assurance team in identifying test cases and in creating/mining test data to enable a thorough test of all deliverables.

    • Evaluate, troubleshoot and lead root-cause analysis for production issues and system failures; determine corrective action and improvements to prevent recurrence. Provide implementation/production support as required.

  • Define, track and measure overall department devops performance and metrics in Agile framework using Jira. Complete and distribute reports, models, status updates, statistics, etc., to leadership as required. Provide proper escalation to leadership for issues/problems as necessary.

  • Effectively lead team that ensures timely sprint planning and execution of project deliverables. Provide oversight to ensure program/project adherence to analysis strategy, standards, policies, tools and procedures. Apply appropriate analysis principles and standards during project analysis, design and implementation phases.

  • Forecast, plan and manage the demand for resources on MPO across project, service and operation activities. Prioritize the work to ensure the highest priory work is delivered first.

  • Proactively lead through organizational change to help employees transition from current state to future state and to achieve the required business results. Lead by example and model positive behaviors.

  • Participate in the annual budget and planning process for assigned organization and technical assets. Collaborate with Vendor Manager on vendor operation service review and maximise cost. Manage the yearly department budget.

  • Responsible for managing the interactions with suppliers (internal or external) of hardware, software, and service including identifying potential solutions, problem management, as well as helping with negotiations and contracts.

  • Plan and prioritize software/solution releases within planned release schedules based on enterprise business strategy, business and technology need, and impact while assuring appropriate scope, size and impact of releases to end users. Effectively plan all design, development and testing work to ensure the pre-determined release schedule is met.

This is what you offer

  • Advanced Degree preferred

  • Leadership experience with increasing levels of accountability in branding, customer relationship,  E-commerce B2B software development field

  • Knowledge of SDLC such as Scrum, Lean, Waterfall and ITIL

  • Strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills

  • Extensive experience developing and designing software, preferably multi-tenant SAAS.

  • Experience developing modern web applications (JS-based front + .NET backend)

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills in English

  • Ability to work with a range of technical staff, operational partners and architects, Product owners to develop joint solutions

  • Ability to facilitate problem solving among groups with varying needs and priorities

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Perform under stress and adopt effective courses of action

Preferred :

  • MS Dynamics Customer Engagement experience

This is what we offer

By joining our team of 300+ employees, you become a part of the people centric work environment in a Danish company with comprehensive package of inter alia competitive salary, benefit & appreciation program, flexible working hours, team building events, activity based office in Poznan’s city center in the prestigious office building - Maraton Business Center.

Interested?

If you recognize yourself in this profile and challenge, we kindly invite you to apply with CV written in English (please click Apply button).

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