Agile Development / Delivery Manager: Bespoke Software Development

Hotfoot Recruitment
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Working for an award winning software development consultancy, the Agile Development / Delivery Manager is responsible for delivering quality products to clients across a wide range of different industries. As an accomplished problem-solver, you will be involved in delivering solutions throughout the key phases of each project, from Feasibility to Discovery to Delivery. This role is key to the successful delivery of each project, and is a chance to make a real impact on some technically challenging, rewarding and high profile engagements.

Agile Development / Delivery Manager: About the Role

The job spec of Agile Delivery Manager is fairly fluid, and you will be expected to wear many different “hats” depending on the size and scale of the project. You will primarily be responsible for the day to day running of software delivery projects, managing the full lifecycle from planning to completion. You will provide technical leadership to the project team, and you will be expected to take on a variety of roles to ensure successful delivery (analysis, technical input etc). You will draw on your extensive client facing experience to provide expert consultancy services to clients. You will understand the key drivers in successful software development, and act in an advisory capacity regarding Agile development methodologies, design patterns, use cases, UML and automated testing. You will have exceptional negotiation skills, and will use this experience to handle potentially tricky situations with diplomacy and tact; ensuring technical and business stakeholders are invested in working towards a shared goal.

Agile Development / Delivery Manager: Key Skills and Experience

  • ·Extensive experience in delivering bespoke software development projects within a delivery focused environment
  • ·Experience of managing the day to day running of assigned projects (software and infrastructure), ideally within a consultancy / client facing environment
  • ·You will have a strong technical background, ideally having come up through the ranks as a hands-on Software Engineer.
  • ·You will be an expert in Agile / iterative development methodologies, but will be willing to adopt a “best fit” approach depending on the demands of the project.
  • ·You will have strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle and a broad knowledge of development, test, infrastructure and support.
  • ·You will have exceptional stakeholder management skills, and will be able to communicate effectively with technical teams and external stakeholders.
  • ·Strong negotiation skills, and the ability to influence.
Agile Development / Delivery Manager: What you will get in return!

This is a great opportunity within a fantastic company – a “grown-up” environment in which hard work is rewarded. There are fantastic opportunities for career progression, and a fantastic salary and benefits package, which I am more than happy to discuss further upon receipt of your CV. Please click the “apply” button and your CV will be sent directly to me, Becky Kearns
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