Agile Delivery Manager

UKCloud Ltd
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you enjoy agile delivery and want to join a more dynamic, forward thinking and progressive organisation where you can put your full range of Delivery Management skills and experience to better use? We are continuing to grow this team and seeking experienced Agile Delivery Managers to come and join us. We operate in a faced paced and changeable environment, so you will naturally be aligned to our culture of disruption and innovation and relish the challenge of finding ways to make this work better. You will be joining a dedicated team that understand the vision and culture associated with 'doing it the UKCloud way'. At UKCloud we aim to delight our customers by delivering agile technology that is designed to significantly reduce time, cost and risk. If working with a market leading organisation like UKCloud sounds exciting and you would like to find out more, then we would love to hear from you. Working alongside and in collaboration with the Agile Product owner to facilitate the successful end-to-end delivery of projects from vision/inception and to ensure a proactive engagement with project stakeholders, including customers, business, technology, networking and operations specialists. The management aspects of the role are exciting and diverse and will offer you the opportunity to take responsibility and direct action across many areas that include operating as the Scrum Master, supporting story creation, backlog refinement, knowledge transfers and process improvement. Other responsibilities that will sit within your remit include managing constraints and risks, keeping delivery teams organised and the coaching, mentoring and sharing your knowledge. You will need to be an ambassador for modern agile practices and act on opportunities to better tools, processes and procedures that can improve project team performance and our Customer experience wherever possible and be responsible for the accuracy and content in project Confluence and JIRA sites, including project status reporting, in line with Programme & Project governance. Most importantly you will actively build, maintain and manage relationships with our Customers, partners and suppliers. Additional Salary Info: Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonus Agile Delivery Manager | Delivery Manager | Agile Delivery | Programme Delivery Essential Requirements: * To have successfully operated in a variety of roles across the lifecycle and proven experience of agile delivery roles in large scale software or infrastructure delivery. * Could comfortable speak to any level of stakeholder about the detail of the projects in flight as well as the design, delivery and project approaches. * Leadership of diverse/cross-functional teams, sometimes off-site / differing locations. * Strong experience of Agile/Scrum methods in single and multiple (Scrum-of-Scrums) settings. * Exposure to the full delivery development lifecycle including architecture, design, testing and delivery through to operational/BAU teams. * Experience working with and prioritising demands of a range of stakeholders at differing levels of seniority. * Improving processes and methods within teams or beyond, for example identifying and coaching process/method development. * Able to influence and guide others to make changes and take action without direct line authority. Desirable Requirements: * Good understanding of product development practices to interpret and drive the highest value outcomes. * Exposure to Cloud-based products, IAAS, SAAS or PAAS. * Exposure to modern deployment techniques (CI/CD, automated testing, DevOps, containers). * A technical background in software development, IT Infrastructure, System Administration and have carried out successful project recovery of failing projects. About Our Company: UKCloud provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focussed solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers. Formed in 2012, UKCloud is based in Farnborough (Hampshire) and Corsham (Wiltshire). We have a team of over 160 people and we continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual. Benefits: * Competitive salary plus 10% bonus * 25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day * Contributory pension * Healthcare * Life cover * Access to free parking * Active social and charity events * Childcare voucher scheme * Cycle to work scheme * Onsite facilities * Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks UKCloud is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants. Applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK and will be required to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government security clearance. Look out for us on social media! You'll find us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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