Agile Delivery Manager: GDS

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
York
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Agile Delivery Manager: GDS

  • GDS Agile Delivery Project Manager
  • Based in York (some expensed travel)
  • Contract, initial 6 months
  • Rate, negotiable
  • IR35: Out of scope

Our large public sector client seeks an Agile Delivery Manager to work on a discovery phase of a new programme of work. You will be required to formulate a new team and perform the discovery to take the project forward. Agile and Scrum skills / experience are sought, together with GDS. Essential knowledge and skills

  • GDS (Government Digital Service). In particular, an ingrained knowledge of the Government Service Standard and Design Principles is essential. ALPHA STAGE -> BETA STAGE
  • Expert in multiple approaches to GDS Delivery Management from both a theoretical perspective and in practical use, through practical application in complex environments.
  • Agile and lean practices, communication between technical and non-technical, maintaining delivery momentum, making the process work, planning, team dynamics & collaboration.
  • Coach and mentor both team members and others to apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques
  • Build and maintain teams, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well
  • Maintenance of up to date knowledge of new delivery management tools & techniques as well as cross-government and cross-industry standards and best practise.
  • Agile & lean practices: Deep knowledge and ability to lead and coach, represent and advocate tools & techniques
  • Understand the different phases of product delivery - help plan and run these
  • Able to maintain a product through delivery, into live and into retirement
  • Able to lead team through different phases of delivery lifecycle


DELIVERY MANAGER, PROGRAMME MANAGER, PROJECT MANAGER, GDS, GOVERNMENT DIGITAL SERVICE, AGILE, ALPHA, BETA

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