Head Of Development

Job Description

  • Lead the game development department in achieving organisational targets.
  • You will be a hands-on developer with a can-do attitude working on current & future projects.
  • Ensure all work is documented so that knowledge can be shared across the department.
  • Set quality standards and team working procedures, oversee and appraise team performance.
  • Manage and maintain excellent working relationships with dev teams, build on collaboration, brainstorming, and communication.
  • Identify and resolve roadblocks together with team leaders towards a smooth cross-team workflow.
  • Mentor and develop team leaders in recruitment, motivation, and skill development.
  • Foster a continuous improvement culture across the department.
  • Organise and prioritise non-roadmap initiatives for organisational and technological improvements.
  • Work closely with Product Owners and the executive team to define and improve the product strategy.
  • Coordinate with Project Managers to address and resolve external factors such as compliance and business requirements without disrupting operations.


  • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • University Degree in computer science, software development or similar
  • Previous experience of leading and managing teams within a large digital organization
  • Strong tech product delivery background
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing, coaching, and mentoring of a globally distributed team (espousing a servant leadership approach, preferably)
  • Catalyst for change, innovation and continuous improvement, advancing ideas into action
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to navigate complex corporate environments and influence stakeholders and partners
  • Excellent communication, with the ability to explain complex technical problems to non-technical audiences
  • Experience managing complex development partner and 3rd party relationships

Teams: Technology
Types: Full Time
Locations: Malta

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