Interim Software Director - Embedded

Consol Partners
60.00 - 80.00 EUR Hourly
13 Mar 2019
19 Mar 2019
Information Technology
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Interim Director Software Engineering



60-80 EUR/hour

The Company

A leading consumer technology business

The Role

We are looking for a Interim Director Software Engineering for the Drive department in Amsterdam. The main focus for this department is the Consumer market. The director will have 4 teams underneath him who are responsible for Product development for B2C and B2B. Mainly navigation devices. The teams use Embedded S/W development, C, C++, Java, Android. Product development (HW/SW).

The main responsibility for this position is that the person manages medium-to-large-sized engineering teams; adapts department plans and priorities to meet short-term service and/or operational objectives

Who are we looking for someone with 10+ years' experience with software product creation, 3-5 years in leadership role:

Crisis manager who is used to audit teams and processes, comes with recommendations for improvement and implements the recommended improvements.
Change management
Manages professional employees and/or supervisors
Has full management authority and accountability for the performance and end results of teams within own area of specialty
Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges
Decisions and problem solving are guided by policies, procedures and department plan; receives guidance from manager for only the most complex situations
Provides technical guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customers

The Individual

The must haves:
Change Leadership (adaptability, coaching)
Background in product development
Team Leadership (actively engage the team to develop plans and resolve issues through collaborative problem solving)
Collaboration and Influencing
Results Oriented (decisive, action-oriented individual)

ConSol Partners

We are a leading consultancy in the niche IT sector. We work with companies ranging from small start-ups to multinational conglomerates on both permanent and freelance positions.

ConSol Partners focus only on niche markets to give unrivalled access to our extensive network of highly skilled candidates so we can delivery only the highest quality to our clients.

Founded in 2008, ConSol Partners are one of the world's leading technology recruitment brands with headquarters in the City of London and international offices in Los Angeles & Boston. ConSol Partners provide permanent and contract recruitment solutions to FTSE & Fortune 500 companies, global brands and start-ups across the Internet supply chain of Communications, Cloud and Digital.