Copy of Managing Director, UK

London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Devbridge are looking for a a high-caliber, multidimensional technology leader with a proven track record of leading agile software development at scale for our UK operation as a Managing Director. The Managing Director will be a doer with a reputation for building strong teams that deliver results, and you need to understand how to mentor and motivate your teams for success. You are an expert at managing client expectations, navigating difficult conversations and influencing others. You have demonstrated expertise in the people, process and tools required to build custom software, and have a good understanding of the technologies currently used in the industry. You see issues well before they happen and take the initiative to resolve them before being asked to. You are not afraid to take charge, make quick decisions and communicate your ideas confidently. You are a natural leader.

You Will:

  • Take ultimate ownership of all aspects of the client relationship including the sales cycle and contracting through to delivery and support.

  • Drive revenue by building opportunity pipeline and achieving revenue targets including new business development

  • Build and coach a cross-functional team of Product Managers and Product Designers for delivery.

  • Cultivate client relationships by communicating effectively at all client levels


  • Demonstrable experience with a consultative/solution approach when selling services

  • Expertise in Financial Services, Banking, Technology, or Manufacturing vertical markets is beneficial

  • Extensive and demonstrable success in a technical product role in the software industry

  • Exceptional understanding of web and mobile technologies as well as Agile methodologies

  • Experience directly managing a large team (ideally 5+ individuals or equivalent)

  • Proven history of taking initiative; doing, not just talking

  • BS or BA degree, MBA preferred (or equivalent)


  • A development focused international company with variety of challenging and compelling projects

  • Opportunity to grow in informal style of communication and management environment that is constantly looking for great leaders and team players

  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses

  • Private medical cover including dental and vision

  • 25 days annual leave plus UK Bank Holidays

  • Matched contribution company pension

  • Gym membership reimbursement

  • Team building events, Friday lunches and stocked kitchen

  • Employee referral program

  • A chance to work with the top talent professionals and award winning teams

  • Participation in professional improvement seminars

About Us:

Devbridge is a full stack research, design and bespoke software development consultancy for global institutions in the financial services, forensics, healthcare, hospitality, industrial supply, and transportation sectors. We have been in business for over twelve years, growing at 40% a year and operating across five global offices with more than 450 full time employees.

The London office is based near Liverpool Street Station in a WeWork office building, we are looking to grow our presence in the region and therefore this is the ideal time to join us and be part of our growth story. It’s fun, fast and lean and we look to keep it that way!

Devbridge is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.