Digital and Technology Delivery Manager

Job Category:
IT Trainer, Tech Writer, Graphics Design etc
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
REED Talent Solutions
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Salary : £35,000 - £45,000

Working Hours : 36.25 hours per week

Location : Base office is flexible at any of the national offices - Belfast, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Cardiff, London (Barkingside) or Crawley. Regular local and national travel will be required

The Role :

Our client, a leading children's charity, are looking to recruit for a passionate and dedicated Delivery Manager within their Digital and Technology sector. As a Delivery Manager, you will work as part of an agile team, closely with product managers, to help produce a product or service for their staff, service users and supporters. This is a key role, ensuring that your product stays true to user needs, maintains a high velocity of delivery, and is manage well according to agile governance principles.

Key Responsibilities :

* Work closely with and be accountable for team performance, ensuring motivation and collaboration are key
* Build and maintain teams whilst identifying ways to unblock and facilitate them
* Have a strong focus on what is most important to the delivery of products and services
* Encourage and facilitate continuous improvement
* Identify and overcome obstacles Key Activities :
* Implement agile rituals, including a shared live project backlog, backlog grooming, daily stand-ups, sprint planning and review sessions, demos with all relevant stakeholders, retrospectives and epic-setting
* Help to build and manage motivated teams
* Coach team members, facilitating continuous improvement and apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques
* Produce progress reports for stakeholders, to assist in identifying any blockers or issues affecting delivery
* Proactively manage dependencies, overcome obstacles and get the best value again constraints
* Risk and budget management
* Organise and maintain good external governance, for instance through product demonstrations and advisory group meetings, in collaboration with governance leads in the commercial and operations team
* Work closely with other external digital services or agencies when the need arises
* Working within communities, talking about our clients work and bringing back insights from other charities, digital businesses and government that will improve our clients work and processes
* Being aware of new ideas, changes and methodologies within the digital community, enabling the teams skillset to be expanded
* Contribute to team development and engagement activities Education :
* Evidence of professional knowledge of project or product management
* Completion of a delivery manager course, for instance Scrum Master Experience / Skills :
* Demonstrable experience in delivering digital products and services
* The ability to use a range of product management methods, including agile
* Experience of projects where you have balanced multiple priorities and managed through ambiguity
* Understanding of 'digital' and transformation programmes
* Experience of matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, fast-changing environment
* Demonstrable experience of coaching and mentoring less experienced delivery managers
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including with senior stakeholders
* Detailed understanding of legislative, financial and reputational risk and experience of putting in working practices to prevent and mitigate errors
* Care about new ways to tackle problems, following digital transformation principles and practices, and know how to make projects succeed, as well as stopping them failing

About Our Client :

Our client is a leading children's charity focussed on transforming children's social care, so that more children and families have better outcomes. They help hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers and have over 1000 services across the UK.

Contact Details:
REED Talent Solutions
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