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Delivery manager

Description

DELIVERY MANAGER URGENTLY REQUIRED FOR 6 MONTH PUBLIC SECTOR CONTRACT

SC CLEARANCE REQUIRED

FULLY REMOTE WORKING ARRANGEMENT

EXCELLENT DAY RATE

As a Senior Technology Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for delivering products within agreed timescales, to cost and quality standards. Depending on the product, you may be responsible for 2-3 smaller delivery teams, or alternatively a single delivery team to deliver a more complex/technical product. You will work in close partnership with Product Managers in order to deliver value against the product vision. You will work with senior stakeholders, effectively translating technical concepts and influencing where necessary.

You’ll have a demonstrable passion for delivery with the following skills or proven experience in:

  • creating and maintaining delivery plans that highlight forecasts/estimates and confidence levels
  • using experience of technology delivery and technical practices to help translate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • using your well-developed people skills to set individuals up for success and help create an effective team environment
  • using previous experience, expertise and current metrics to identify, understand, and improve team delivery performance
  • applying appropriate techniques taken from different methodologies to effectively deliver successfully within a given context
  • managing budgets and commercial supplier relationships
  • understanding what good governance looks like and how to implement improvements
  • acting as the Delivery Manager for one or more delivery teams through a complete delivery lifecycle (prepare, deliver, improve)
  • A qualification in a recognised delivery methodology (e.g. Scrum, Lean Kanban, SAFe, Prince 2)
  • Relevant technical delivery management or technical project management experience

Desirable Skills
Ideally you will also have the following skills or some experience in:

  • engaging stakeholders within a complicated, high pressure environment
  • balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity
  • acting as the Delivery Manager for multiple delivery teams at the same time
  • Acting as the Delivery manager for multiple delivery teams at the same time
  • line managing Delivery Managers

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Delivery manager