Head of Digital Delivery

Jenkin Halls Recruitment Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Digital Delivery

Inspirational, strategic and hands-on senior team player is wanted that will report directly to the MD and integrate seamlessly with an existing highly skilled and dynamic team. This person will have ownership of and lead agile software delivery and growth across all Dewsign clients. Responsible for scoping, strategy, defining and delivering multiple digital projects while ensuring quality, timeliness and performance against the project road map.

This is a demanding role and requires a strategic thinker with the ability to convert strategy into operational execution. Excellent technical, operational and performance management, agile and associated methodologies knowledge and rigorous planning skills are essential.

A strong customer facing product owner and focused team leader, team player and cross functional collaborator is required. This candidate needs to be skilled in influencing others (at all levels) in addition to having the ability to flourish in a high-performance culture.

This is a new role in a fast-paced dynamic business. You need the energy, aptitude and passion to help refine, define and champion best technical delivery practices, and help foster a culture of continuous process management in a high growth and positively charged environment.

In this role you will be expected to:

Ownership of all project, performance and financial deliveryGathering requirements, scoping, strategy and delivery of bespoke technical projectsManage, support, and motivate delivery teams, and stakeholder expectationsClient facing and highly skilled at managing and negotiating expectationsRisk management both for Dewsign and our clientsCapacity / traffic management and delivery resourcingFinancial performance & account managementManage multiple concurrent project delivery road maps using the appropriate methodologies e.g. Harvest, Forecast, Trello, Slack or any other platforms you bring to the tableLead the collaborative, dynamic planning processes internally to ensure that work can be completed versus capacity and business needEncourage a culture of innovation and value add; inspiring creative thinking whilst focusing on outcome, putting value and purpose firstContinually refine delivery and process managementExperience, skills and professional attributes:

Extensive experience in technical digital project management/delivery managementThat you have managed software development projects, and are familiar with agile and lean methodologiesA deep understanding of the product development cycle from project inception to final delivery and continuous deliveryEffective management of teams, in a collaborative environment with a flat structure to deliver projects successfullyThat you are a strong communicator with the ability to proactively manage stakeholdersThe ability to motivate and collaborate with others to achieve complex and challenging objectives through an influential natureAn understanding of both transitional and transformational change control and management, ideally with experienceA pragmatic and flexible approach, with a willingness to take on different roles and responsibilitiesA proven ability to determine and report on key project metrics to stakeholdersTo succeed in this role you must have:

Positive uplifting energySupernatural ability to seamlessly manage and deliver multiple projects and remain calm and relaxedA deep understanding and passion for the digital world and associated technologiesProven experience owning the delivery of bespoke digital products, services and platformsAgile / Kanban / Project Management certifications (preferred but not essential)Done this beforeCompany DescriptionDewsign is a full service digital design and technology agency founded in 1999. We have grown organically through client recommendations alone. Having delivered projects for clients such as Amazon, Aon, Fish For Thought, Nike, Origin Coffee, Pashley Cycles, Port Eliot Festival, Quickes Cheese, Skinflint, Spotify, The Ritz Club (to name a few) the agency has also undertaken pro-bono work for charities such as Cornwall Good Seafood Guide, RedSTART and Turn to Starboard.

The agency creates high-end, design led, technology driven solutions across a range of ecommerce, bespoke business management applications and mobile apps.

LifestyleWe are very aware how important the correct work/life balance is. The health and well-being of our team is of paramount importance to us, especially in our fast-paced industry.

The Dewsign team spend a lot of time in the sea - sailing, surfing, fishing, kayaking, diving and other water-based sports, competing at CrossFit, Volley Ball on the beach, or on our bikes in the woods.

If you are considering a move out of the city to find a better work/life balance with the nature on your doorstep but want to continue working on interesting projects within a well-established agency, on a good salary - this could be for you.

We offer competitive remuneration based on experience and are happy to discuss your specific requirements.

We are always interested in personal projects and interests out of the office and are keen to support our team with these areas where possible.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81472275

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