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Practice Manager, Center of Excellence in Software Development

Keywords / Skills : Software Development Manager

8 - 13 years
Posted: 2019-03-13

Job Description

1. Minimum 5 years leading/ managing a software development team, operations management and recruitment experience ideally in the information technology, professional services or consulting industry.

2. Experience in recruiting staff who are aligned to clients’ software development needs, by understanding the business context and what the person the clients are after should be.

3. Tertiary qualification in software engineering, computer science or information technology.

4. Technical excellence in the area of software development. Exposure to multiple software development methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile and DevOps) and formal verification and validation methodologies and exposure to multiple industries such as financial services, insurance and telecommunications will be highly regarded.


1. People management skills, including leadership, recruitment, development, succession planning, remuneration, performance, employee relations, the law governing people in the workplace, and health and safety.

2. Excellent communication at all levels of the business and staff (e.g. agents and Team Leaders), especially ability to express ideas both verbally and in written form in a comprehensive manner to clients.

3. Excellent interpersonal skills/ high emotional intelligence and stakeholder management skills.

4. Strong knowledge of performance evaluation and customer service metrics.

5. Solid understanding of reporting and budgeting procedures.

6. Ability to develop agents and Team Leaders to be critical thinkers in all of their interactions with the customers or colleagues.

7. Commercial astute mind.

8. Ability to manage team members located in different sites in Manila.

9. Ability to influence others to perform tasks.

10. Self-motivated and proactive individual with strong planning skills.

11. Resilience, ability to adapt to change.

About Company

Acquire BPO is an award-winning global outsourcer with over 7,000 employees operating out of 12 state-of-the-art facilities in the Philippines, the Dominican Republic, Australia and the United States. We are one of the fastest-growing BPO companies and Australia’s largest outsourcer to the Philippines.

We provide contact center, BPO, marketing and animation solutions to private and publicly listed clients from around the world across a wide range of industries including telecommunications, banking and financial services, insurance, media, education and retail.

Acquire is dynamic organization with possibilities to take your career to the next level. We are looking for strong candidates with BPO experience to join our growing team. We value our employees highly and, as such, offer excellent career development programs and competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Apply with us today and #AcquireHappiness.
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