IT Development Manager

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Negotiable
  • Full Time


Hybrid remote role, 2x a week onsite, based in Dublin City Center.

The Digital & Technology team has an exciting role opportunity for an IT Development Manager.  This role will lead a development team to support the delivery of our Digital & Technology Strategy for the company.

The newly formed Digital & Technology team is bringing together our digital capability from across the Group. Aligned with the 2028 Group Strategy it is prioritising delivery of seamless digital experiences for all our customers.

The IT Development Manager will work closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, UX and UI Design, QA, Business Stakeholders, and the wider IT community to develop best-in-class digital experiences.

You will utilize your developer skills to enhance the experience and performance of digital properties across the organization.  You will provide ongoing support to your team to ensure continuous improvement and skills development.

You will be a member of the Digital & Technology Management team to lead the delivery of our Digital & Technology Strategy.

Key Accountabilities

 Team Management

  • Lead an IT Development team to effectively deliver successful projects and initiatives to the highest quality standards and to schedule.
  • Day-to-day management of the delivery team which will include
    • Distribution of work across the team and management of delivery
    • Motivating, managing, coaching, and developing a team of IT professionals to achieve their potential.
    • Lead & support skills transfer within the team and across the business.
    • Drive a culture of continuous improvement of teams and processes.
  • Develop a system of regular feedback loops with other IT areas to support implementation.
  • Strong commercial awareness and a desire to understand and deliver on customer and other stakeholder requirements.

 IT Development

  • Agreeing requirements with stakeholders/product owners, managing expectations, and leading ongoing interactions & communications.
  • Building, Testing & Implementing Digital Solutions to support the delivery of Digital Strategy
  • Designing IT solutions to progress the business and technical agendas for the Digital & Technology Area

 The Person:

  • Enthusiastic, well-organized & delivery-focused.
  • An ability to work effectively in partnership with senior management across the wider group.
  • Strong communication skills to enable engagement with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to deliver initiatives and projects with multiple stakeholders to strict deadlines and the highest standard.
  • Works on own initiative and can manage the work and ongoing coaching and development of others.
  • Proactive with a continuous drive for improvement
  • Takes ownership of personal learning and development
  • A significant number of years of IT experience, including Team Leadership and mentoring experience.
  • Strong Interpersonal and People Management skills to support leading a team to successful outcomes
  • 7+ years of application development experience
  • Broad experience across all elements of the SDLC – understands and is comfortable working in and across all phases of the SDLC.
  • Experience with React, Storybook, and Content Management Systems (CMS) is desirable. 
  • Understands UX principles and methodologies including User-Centred Design and Design Thinking. 
  • A strong blend of technical ability, with working knowledge of Insurance Division IT systems and proven experience in applying DevOps & AGILE principles to development projects.
  • Strong experience with .net technology stack and the building of services and APIs


  • Planning & Organising
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Teamwork and Cross-Functional collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Innovation and Change


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    • NGDevManager
    • Dublin City Centre
    • Negotiable
    • Full Time
    • 4th of June
    • IT
    Naiadi Gil

    Naiadi Gil

    • Naiadi Gil
    • 01 4064657