Head Of Delivery - London

interAct Consulting Limited
United Kingdom
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Head Of Delivery within Technology with a user needs/digital bias is urgently required to work a fascinating fast paced project - its main goals are to improve digital capability across the department and provide a seamless digital experience for users of its services. Responsible for overall delivery management and meeting key ministerial commitments: to review; facilitate, lead and improve organisational delivery teams to improve velocity and output, and ensure teams are focusing on the highest priority outcomes. Review/improve ways of working (planning, quality and risk/issue tracking) estimating, prioritising and creation of a coherent programme backlog), in line with target operating model principles to optimise programme performance, quality and output. Improve reporting cross programme, ensuring accurate, concise and compliant reports are submitted as required Improve delivery management capability, mentoring and transferring knowledge to existing resources. Assist in recruiting/on boarding/handover to permanent candidate You must be able to answer YES to all of the following... Minimum 5 years experience managing complex government digital service projects Proven ability delivering large scale agile projects with experience of organisational design and change management Experience in setting up an agile delivery environment for multidisciplinary teams Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery Understanding of user centred service design practices, Government Digital Service Standards and the assessment process Experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams Able to be articulate and credible at a senior level, delivering accurate reporting as to the current state of play with regard to the delivery of the service. Experience in monitoring, managing and reporting finances on multi million pound projects Experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes Superb Daily Rate on Offer along with a 6 month contract in the heart of London.
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