Programme Manager, Modern Technology for Housing Services

Programme Manager, Modern Technology for Housing Services

Job Title: Programme Manager, Modern Technology for Housing Services
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Tuesday 1 September 2020
Reference: 131715_1597762400
Contact Name: Musa Konteh
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2020 15:53

Job Description

Programme Manager, Modern Technology for Housing Services - 2 year contract - London(Remote)- OUTSIDE IR35

This Council is transforming how tenants and leaseholders are supported by building services designed around the people that use them. Our ambitious roadmap of development will enable us to remove dependence on a single legacy system within 18 months, operating and improving a series of products, connected via our API platform

Required to;

  1. Coordinate a multi-disciplinary agile software development team to manage delivery and iteratively improve our housing products, as well as build new user-focused digital services for housing.
  2. Oversee roadmap planning, resource management, procurement, and vendor management. Flag potential risk points early and work with the team and stakeholders to creative solutions to address pitfalls.
  3. Communicate the team's progress and challenges to key stakeholders and ensure that team members are kept up to date.
  4. Implement a product vision developed in collaboration with housing leadership.

Essential skills and experience;

Familiarity with cloud computing including continuous integration / deployment, test-driven development, automated testing

Familiarity with accessibility a passion for inclusive design and comfortable with user-centred approaches

Work comfortably in an agile environment with rapidly changing deadlines, workloads, and goals.

Create effective, prioritized product descriptions, user stories, and delivery plans to meet user needs in a cost-effective way.

Lead data-based continuous delivery and improvement, ensuring that services are regularly analysed, maintained and improved to better user experience.

Design service processes to include continuous feedback loops between customers and the service team

*NOTE*: During this COVID-19 pandemic, currently all staff work from home. This role will be similarly affected.

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