Software Team Leader

Gallagher animal management is pioneer in providing trusted farm management solutions worldwide. We deliver true value to their businesses every day. Our world class products make farm life easier and more profitable while surpassing both animal welfare and environmental ideals. 

Gallagher continually invests in R&D and innovation with a relentless commitment to outstanding quality. We have had decent growth last few years and have high growth ambitions over the next few years, and we need the right people to help us get there. Better yet – you get to do all this in the Waikato. 

The Opportunity 

The Team Leader oversees the development efforts of a software delivery team focused on embedded software development. You will be responsible for the supervision, mentoring and development of a team size of 8 to 10 people. 

Working primarily on our animal management products, you will work as part of a #OneTeam Gallagher R&D which has more than 160 employees, whereas, Gallagher Group has more than 1000 employees worldwide. 

The Fit 

You will be a great servant leader, with people as your main focus and passionate about their professional and personal development.

Some of the skills and experience we are keen to see include: 

  • Previous experience in a Software Development Team Lead role
  • Confident in improving and implementing processes, setting up professional development plans and building high performing teams. 
  • Experience working with embedded software development will be ideal. 
  • Experience leading teams in Agile environments 
  • High level of interpersonal skills, leadership ability and process improvement mindset. 
  • High EQ – someone who can facilitate a passionate discussion to ensure the best ideas are heard. 
  • Hunger to learn – it’s about the journey 
  • Guide your team with pragmatism. 
We are seeking candidates with ability to inspire and unleash the team’s potential, develop others and see others shine. You will be passionate and determined, create a thriving environment for yourself and others. If this role has got you excited and you have answered yes to the above, we’d love to talk to you. 


Why Gallagher? 

You’ll work with an amazing and supportive team in an innovative company with a great family culture. Gallagher is proudly the highest ranked privately owned technology exporter in NZ. We have operations in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa, USA, Canada, the UK and Europe and export to over 150 countries. Our culture is entrepreneurial in spirit, complex, challenging, an ever changing. We offer New Zealand based candidates unrivaled globally focused career paths. 

This role is based in the vibrant, multi-cultural city of Hamilton, with mountains, world class surf beaches, bike trails and award-winning restaurants on your doorstep, a true work life balance is a given. 

Applications will be considered quickly so don’t delay.   

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Permanent - Full time

Job no: CTAJ15429

Location: Hamilton - New Zealand

Closing Date: Vacancy closes on Monday 19 April 2021.