Senior Agile Delivery Manager - Software

Job Title Senior Agile Delivery Manager - Software
Sector IT, Government / Defence, Business Change & Transformation, Project & Programme Management, Digital
Location London, Manchester
Type Permanent
Salary £50000-£70000 negotiable, great benefits

As a Senior Software Delivery Manager, you will be part of an experienced multi-disciplinary team involving Service Designers, User Researchers, Technical Architects, Developers, Testers and DevOps Engineers.

You will play a leading role, applying agile methods (scrum, kanban), and delivering digital products that make a difference to citizens on a day-to-day basis; from helping victims of violent crime to tackling air pollution in our cities.

You will lead high-performing teams of experienced experts to deliver innovative products, ensuring delivery is on-time and to-budget, and that clients have an excellent experience of working with us.

Day-to-day, you'll work front-line with our clients as part of highly collaborative and close-knit delivery teams to:

€¢ Build excellent client relationships and a high standard of client satisfaction.

€¢ Collaborate with clients to design intelligent and achievable delivery plans based on your successful experience delivering high-quality software.

€¢ Tailor agile delivery controls based on our ISO-certified delivery assurance methods and standards, and your own experience of successfully managing software projects.

€¢ Pro-actively monitor and manage effective delivery, working with technical leads to assure quality

€¢ Managing delivery progress (e.g. through use of JIRA/Azure DevOps), plans, issues and risks (working to a level of technical detail that enables you to pro-actively mitigate them)

€¢ Producing and maintaining delivery artefacts (Highlight Reports, RAID etc.), taking a lead role in delivery forums (e.g. Project Boards, Agile ceremonies), assuring and maintaining key delivery records (e.g. budget and resource tracking)

€¢ Work collaboratively with client and partner Delivery Managers, contributing expert insights and advice

€¢ Continually develop your skills through training and accreditation (including relevant accreditations/certifications at an advanced level)

€¢ Get involved in events and industry forums, staying up to date with the latest methods, techniques and tools, and bringing the latest innovations into our work

€¢ Play a leading role in our Delivery Management Community of Practice, driving innovation and best practice adoption as part of an energised community

€¢ Help upskill and coach other team members Key demonstrable experience and characteristics will include:

€¢ Successfully delivering complex software development projects using Agile methodologies (including suitable accreditations), according to agreed delivery standards and governance requirements A level of technical understanding that enables you (working with technical leads) to intelligently identify and pro-actively manage requirements, changes, issues

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