The Pension Protection Fund is a unique organisation, proud of the work we do to protect the futures of millions of people in the UK who belong to defined benefit pension schemes. Our members rely on us to look after their pensions if their employers become insolvent and the pension schemes cannot afford to pay what they promised.

We’re looking for an IT Development Team Lead to join our Technology and Change Department.

This is a varied role with responsibilities for green-field application development, legacy application support and to help achieve PPF’s IT Transformation Strategy.

The main responsibilities of the role include line-management of the multi-disciplinary development team to ensure adherence to programme governance and standards, and to utilise your previous technical expertise to take ownership of the development process, information security, programming and build, service support, systems design / integration and user focus; ensuring project fulfilment and success.

We require an IT professional who has demonstrable success in directing and leading multi-skilled development teams establishing clear guidelines and expectations. You will have complete understanding of the software development life cycle and experience implementing client requirements, releasing solutions in DevOps environments, Office 365 platforms, API integration and Azure and web applications.

The position provides an opportunity to influence PPF’s strategic direction within the Technology and Change Department and to help deliver an exceptional service to all stakeholders.

Sound like you? Apply now.

In return for your skills, experience and commitment we’ll give you a challenging role within a business where you’ll get the support you need to develop your career.

You’ll also get an outstanding rewards package which includes a generous pension scheme, private medical insurance, health cash plan, critical illness insurance, volunteering leave and holiday trading.

We’ll also give you lots of opportunities for personal development and skills training.

Our Croydon office is just across the road from East Croydon station, which is around 15 minutes from Victoria or London Bridge, 10 minutes from Clapham Junction or half an hour from St Pancras.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you have a disability and meet the essential criteria for this role you will be guaranteed an interview.

We’re committed to being an inclusive employer and welcome applications from all.

We are happy to talk flexible working.

No agencies please.