Director of Engineering (Interim)

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London / £900 - £1200 day

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Salary
SALARY:

£900 - £1200

Location

LOCATION

London

Job Type
JOB TYPE

Contract

Interim Director of Engineering

Location: Hybrid (London office 1-2 times a week)
Contract Length: Immediate start, contract role
Day Rate: Up to £1000 per day

The Role

Are you a dynamic and experienced engineering leader ready to drive the growth and excellence of a high-performing team? We are seeking an Interim Director of Engineering to support a fast-growing tech company in scaling its team from 90 to over 150 engineers. This hands-off role demands someone who has previously been an engineer and understands the intricacies of product-focused engineering in a rapidly evolving environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the VP of Technology to shape the engineering strategy and expand the team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in product, design, and data to deliver top-notch consumer products.
  • Lead the recruitment process to attract and onboard top-tier talent, ensuring swift integration and productivity.
  • Mentor and coach senior engineers and engineering managers to develop a high-performing, motivated team.
  • Foster a vibrant, high-trust engineering culture that promotes continuous improvement and excellence.
  • Enhance engineering principles to empower informed decision-making and value delivery for customers.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven track record of managing and growing engineering teams, especially from Series C and beyond.
  • Deep understanding of consumer products with extensive experience in product-focused engineering.
  • Outstanding people leadership skills, with a compassionate management style and a commitment to team development.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to convey strategic vision and foster collaboration.
  • Proactive attitude with a bias towards action and continuous improvement.

What's in It for You?

  • Competitive day rate of up to £1000.
  • Flexibility to structure your day around personal commitments, with a hybrid working model.
  • Opportunity to work in a high-growth environment with a focus on developing exceptional consumer products.
  • Join a workplace that values health and flexibility, providing autonomy to deliver your best work.

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role in a thriving tech company, apply now to make a significant impact on their engineering team and product delivery.

How To Apply:

Please register your interest in this role by applying via this website. For more information on this role or other roles in the Data Engineering market, reach out to Thomas Savidge at Harnham.

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CONTACT

Thomas Savidge

Recruitment Consultant

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