Head of Delivery

People Source Consulting Limited
United Kingdom
£700 - £850 pa
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Delivery - London - 6 months+ £700/£850 per day

My NHS client have an immediate need to appoint a head of delivery who will be responsible for the 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

Essential criteria;
*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

location will be based in London and some travel to Leeds

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.

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