Delivery Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1177149130
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The role is accountable for the delivery of business value to key stakeholders. The scope of delivery covers the full life cycle definition (product / design elaboration), delivery (development /implementation) and Service Operations.

Client Details

The client is a global software house, providing cutting edge software to financial institutions in every major country.

Description
  • Technical delivery - support the development manager on all aspects of the delivery chain and manages delivery performance throughout execution and identifies opportunities to optimize the execution
  • Risk Management - exhibits strong ability to identify and plan resolution of program risk risks
  • Communication - identifies and manages effectively all stakeholders, provides visibility and transparency so that appropriate action can be taken by senior management
  • Improving delivery performance - Identifies and recommends opportunities for improving the delivery model by analyzing consistent themes in lessons learned information
  • Problem solving and decision making - sound judgment at a senior management level using assertiveness and influencing skills to demonstrate business benefits and to ensure the decision is fully understood and accepted
  • Dependency management - Leads analysis and ensures all impacts of dependencies are addressed in the overall project plan. Effectively works across the organization to ensure all dependent teams are aligned with the project plans and schedules
  • Financial Management and Project Accounting - application of corporate financial measures to monitor and track financial health, analyzing resource requirements across multiple projects or across programmes to meet strategic goals
  • Resource Estimation and Planning - work with the Finance, Portfolio Management, Business Operations and HR Business Partners to maintain overall plan for resource requirements, ensure program plans are kept up-to-date and adjusted with ongoing project activities and maintaining accurate project forecasts. Appropriately identifies when program/project is "off track" to project plans and takes immediate corrective actions, including adjusting plans to account for corrections. Leads project estimating sessions that span multiple departments and organizations
  • Stakeholder Management - manage stakeholder relationships and ensure strong communication plans, both within and externally to the group
  • Coordinate with The Office of the CTO on large project deliverables.

Profile
  • Must demonstrate the drive and enthusiasm to see tasks through to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build close relationships and interact with colleagues at various levels
  • Able to translate vision and strategy into clear priorities and direction
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and communicate this effectively to internal partners in a collaborative and professional manner
  • Ability to work autonomously and remain self-motivated
  • An excellent understanding of both quantitative and qualitative information and the ability to combine these to form accurate and realistic forecasting and "views" of the business
  • Proactive and able to "join the dots" to ensure seamless delivery across the team
  • Creativity and innovation: Continuously maintain an innovative mindset whist operating with a set of defined internal and external communication processes
  • Delivery-focused independent individual with strong execution management experience as well as project management
  • Self-starter with understanding of financial markets (especially KYC and client data) and previous experience with Agile methodologies
  • Integrates well with different teams, demonstrates ability to be an effective team player and strong leader
  • Strong communication and decision-making skills with the ability to balance conflicting interests
  • Experienced in managing and mitigating risk and appropriately acting upon sudden change
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to lead teams across multi-functional boundaries
  • Ability to work across cross-functional and cultural boundaries to deliver service and change

Job Offer

Competitive base salary, a range of benefits and the opportunity to work in a highly prominent organisation

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