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BMT • GBR - Bath, GBR - Bristol

Software Capability Team Leader

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Software Capability Team Leader

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT please go to www.bmt.org

Through our projects and operations, we seek to create positive economic, social, and environmental outcomes, inspiring and helping our customers, suppliers, and partners to have a more positive impact in the world. We are committed to demonstrating sustainability practices across our operations, and conduct business in a manner that is responsible, and accountable.

We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to achieving our purpose as a business. Our goal is to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.

Why work for us?

At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. An example of some of the benefits we offer

  • Private Medical (family coverage)
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Wellbeing Fund – a yearly fund for you to spend on a hobby or interest.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Holiday Trading
  • Retail Vouchers
  • Professional Subscriptions

“We’ve been Flexified, so you can trust that we’re a truly flexible workplace” To find out more about our verified flexible status, visit - Flexa Careers | Flexible Workplaces Offering Freedom & Choice

About the role

The Software Capability Team Lead acts as the professional lead for the software sub-capability area within the Information and Data Systems group. The role is responsible for professionally and efficiently leading the technical capabilities within the Software Capability Team to meet the current and future needs of its customers. This includes the day-to-day management and strategic development of Capability, effective utilisation of resource and the overall management of technical delivery from within the Software Capability Team. The Software Capability Manager will be an experienced Software developer able to guide and mentor senior software developers. The Capability Team Leader also provides top level line management of their Capability Team members. The role also will be responsible for leading bids to build a sustainable pipeline for the software capability. This is a full-time role based in either our Bath or Bristol offices. Travel to our main customers in and around Bristol will be required, although it is possible some travel wider in the UK may be needed.

About you

You will be someone with experience in leading multiple software teams able to ensure there are sufficient resources to meet the short-term and long-term project demand. Proven experience in developing resourcing plans (i.e. retention, succession, recruitment and supply chain plans) to ensure the business meets its current and future needs. The successful candidate will also have demonstrable experience in leading and producing winning bids for the software capability.

We ask that you have strong practical experience of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, server technologies such as .NET and C# and JavaScript/TypeScript, and relational databases.

This role will require full UK security clearance and you should have resided in the UK for the past 5 years’.

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Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to learning more about you.

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries





United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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