Senior Delivery Manager

Posted by reed.co.uk.

Senior Delivery Manager

The Senior Delivery Manager will have strong Agile experience and will be tasked with supporting a number of high value digital product streams.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

• Provide direction and leadership to cross-disciplined teams to deliver exceptional products and services

• Work with the Product Leads to set the vision and respective smart goals for the projects-defining how success will be measured

• Partner closely with the Product teams to create unified plans that drive impact on key metrics,inspire teams,rally support and deliver against the project's objectives and timelines

• Continual collaboration with stakeholders (both internal and external) to identify,manage and resolve any dependencies,risks and issues throughout the life-cycle of the project

• Diligently track and report to stakeholders on the health and finances of the project-articulating progress against the projects workstreams,highlighting key risks/issues/dependencies and their respective mitigation strategies

• Facilitate planning and requirements gathering sessions with the various business areas,stakeholders and product teams

• Facilitation of development estimation and prioritisation sessions,including the projection of team velocities based on historical data and team resourcing

• Collaborate with the relevant business areas and stakeholders to scope out new projects and initiatives - including the development of project,resourcing and communication plans and respective financial expenditures

• Define the required ways of working processes to ensure successful delivery of the projects

• Line management and mentoring of junior members of the Delivery team 

Desirable/Beneficial skills

• Proven delivery and/or on-going management of digital products

• Proven end-to-end delivery of web and mobile applications

• 6+ years in the field of agile project management

• Delivery of projects within an Agile development framework including Scrum & Kanban

• Deep understanding of the full-development cycle-including,CI pipelines,automated testing and GIT workflows,feature sizing/estimation and team velocity reporting

• Experience in managing off-shore development teams and 3rd party suppliers

• Line management experience

• Experience in leading Creative/UX and strategically focused projects

• Experience with JIRA and Confluence

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