Head of Delivery

Head of Delivery

Job Title: Head of Delivery
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £00 - £1 per day
Start Date: 06.09.2021
Reference: 158128_1627925188
Contact Name: Megan Freeman
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2021 18:26

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Head of Delivery to complete a 6 month project, with possible extension up to 23 months. As part of the rle, you will support a public sector client with budgetary and financial controls and be the initial escalation point for the programme.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Significant leadership experience at a high level in a large and complex organisation
  • Proven experience of delivering complex programmes of work in high pressure, high profile environments
  • Proven strategic and thought leadership skills, with the ability to handle complexity, show imagination and inspire staff through periods of uncertainty
  • An inspiring and confident communicator who will establish and maintain strong, influential relationships with a range of stakeholders at a senior level
  • The ability to work under pressure and deliver improvement to the way that performance is managed, to drive quality standards and to facilitate the sharing of good practice across organisation
  • Proven ability to manage and communicate strategic risks arising from technical activities.
  • Experience in managing and mitigating information risks at a corporate level.
  • Significant experience in leading the technical workstreams of large-scale IT managed services (both in-house and outsourced) and transformation.
  • Expert in the systems development lifecycle from discovery through to service operation and successful service implementation.
  • Proven experience in 3rd party contract management and procurement
  • Proven experience in budget and financial management.

Experience of Gateway Delivery and Digital First Reviews is advantageous.

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