Agile Delivery Manager

Opus Resourcing
Cambridgeshire, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Agile Delivery Manager / Project Manager required with proven skills in Agile software project delivery to work with multiple cross functional agile delivery teams (current 4 teams) as well as interface with customers to ensure the delivery of the core software product and customer specific feature requirements utilising appropriate delivery approaches (Scrum / Kanban / Lean) evolving delivery approaches for these teams, iterating, and working closely with product to ensure their vision and requirements are delivered to customers is required by fast growing scale up with in Cambridge to work on their cutting edge and highly complex digital software platform which helps to optimise renewal energy generation so has strong ethical credentials.

As an Agile Delivery Manager you will have skills in some of

You are experienced Agile Delivery Manager / Agile centric Project Manager managing software product delivery across multiple cross-functional teams
You will be able to demonstrate extensive experience in software delivery with a light touch for technical teams to ensure timely delivery managing risks and dependencies
Extensive experience delivering successful software products to customers and stakeholder management within a high growth and fast paced environment
Proven experience of working with Product Owners and stakeholders to understand and deliver features
You are confident in facilitation or training using agile techniques
You have a servant leader style and can encourage and motivate teams to delivery and understand the power of teams and that a happy and collaborative team will produce amazing results
Understand the importance of delivery data and analytics for establishing clarityKey elements of the role of Agile Delivery Manager would include

Manage cross-team delivery projects and setting up mechanisms to identify, manage and mitigate risks and dependencies
Provide the delivery management interface to customer project teams to assure delivery, risk and expectation management
Work as part of a collaborative team of product owners, account management, component technical leads, architects and technology management
Provide visibility of deliverables to stakeholders and the wider team
Establish clear metrics for agile process productivity and delivery metrics as required internally and as part of customer delivery projects
Use your servant leader skills to help teams and individuals collaborate and communicate in effective and sustainable ways
Plan and facilitate collaborative agile planning sessions to help set realistic expectations for cross-team projects
Contribute to forming the company's agile processes: metrics, measurements, release processes, dependencies
Support teams in using relevant agile frameworks, such as Scrum and Kanban
Identify where a coaching or mentoring approach is required and apply these techniques to guide teams and individuals to adopting an agile mindset
Guide teams to reflect and identify improvements and successfully embed new approaches that move them towards high performance
Identify frequently occurring technical blockers, and work with teams and product managers to get them resolved.
Create the right agile environment and help the teams self-organise through a culture of learning and transparency The technology involved is highly complex distributed systems using technologies such as on Java, AWS, Microservices, Kubernetes, messaging systems Data Science.

This is an outstanding chance to join a fast-growing scale up in Cambridge and to play a key role in the Agile Delivery Management across multiple cross functional teams and involve lots of responsibility / a broad remit with working with clients, senior stakeholders, multiple customers and gates.

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