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Delivery Manager

Job Title: Delivery Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wimbledon, London
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00069591_1520450760
Contact Name: Neil Metcalf
Contact Email: n.metcalf@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: March 07, 2018 19:26

Job Description

My client, a leading Premium Finance Business, are seeking an experienced Delivery Manager to be responsible for maximising the ongoing performance of one or more cross-functional software engineering teams, ensuring predictability, visibility, collaboration and high quality. The Delivery Manager will run delivery events, establish project backlogs, produce estimates, support forecasting and budgeting, and deliver commitments to the business on-time while minimising risks. The Delivery Manager will thoroughly understand software engineering principles and methodologies and how to utilise them effectively within a fast-paced and highly regulated business environment. This role will work closely with the wider business, especially the change and infrastructure functions.

You will need to have the following skills and experience to be considered for the role:

Soft Skills
*Proven, strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in meetings, email and informal discussions.
*Good presentation skills.
*Strong time management skills.
*Excellent organisational skills and ability to juggle multiple demands without missing deadlines.

Technical Skills
*Proven experience in leading high-performing software development teams.
*Deep understanding of software development methodologies, including Agile and Waterfall, and different delivery frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, etc.
*Experience with traditional project management practices such as estimation, budgeting, resource allocation, scope management, change management, risk management, escalation, etc.
*Good understanding of software development technologies

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