Project Delivery Manager - Leading FS Co - Surrey

IQ Assurance & Testing
Redhill, UK
13 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to outside investment and substantial growth, our client is looking for x2 experienced Delivery Manager.

What you will be doing:
  • You will be responsible for supporting, guiding and overseeing our Engineering and Delivery Squad's (with focus on an off-shore Squad), ensuring their continuous improvement, effectiveness and success
  • Overseeing and responsible for new work Discovery phase in conjunction with the Product Managers
  • Ensure that the Domain Squads deliver to the agreed scope to ensure all objectives are met and realised
  • Ensure that all intra and external Domain dependencies are identified and managed effectively in collaboration with your immediate and wider peers
  • Ensure the Squads and the wider Product Domain delivers and maintains quality achieved through effective planning and resource management
  • Engagement and collaboration with external suppliers
  • Engagement and collaboration with internal stakeholders up to and including the Executive team
  • Building and maintaining solid & positive relationships with the other esure Product Domains
  • Building and maintaining solid & positive relationships with Internal IT support functions
  • Building and maintaining solid & positive relationships with Risk, Legal and Procurement teams on behalf of the Domain
  • Responsible for Domain Governance and reporting to business and IT leadership e.g.
    • Product progress/status reports
    • Working and Steering Group packs
    • Impediment tracking & resolution
    • Burn down charts & other relevant metrics
    • Full end to end RAID management
    • Resource demand/capacity management
    • All aspects of financial management
    • All aspects of Value assessment and realisation
    • Connect and represent the Product Domain teams at Scrum of Scrums, Working Groups and Steering Groups
    • Play an active part in Delivery and Product Communities of Practice
    • Responsible for negotiating, securing and deploying Releases
    • Ensure that all deliverables/releases meet the needs of Service Introduction and continued Business as Usual aspects

What we are looking for:

  • Demonstrates a strong ability to lead and motivate virtual and remote teams
  • Proven experience of building and supporting teams in an agile software engineering environment
  • Proven experience of managing internal and external suppliers
  • Full end to end software delivery experience including non-functional aspects and BAU
  • Proven experience of all aspects of Governance controls
  • Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and resolving ambiguity
  • Used to working alongside scrum masters, product owners, software and QA engineers
  • Ability to engage with Senior Stakeholders up to Executive level
  • Proven experience in managing cross portfolio dependencies
  • Experienced in driving continuous, measurable improvements and efficiencies
  • Proficient use of tools commonly used in an Agile environment i.e. JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Teams etc
  • Experience within e-commerce/retail environments (e.g. customer centric technologies such as customer events, payments, pricing platforms, front end) etc
  • Agile delivery management experience

  • Understanding of a wide range of project management methodologies and how to integrate them into different environments
  • Qualifications in agile (e.g. CSM) and/or project management (PMP, PRINCE2)
  • Technical knowledge of software engineering gained from either previously being a developer, analyst or tester
  • Experience of automated integration and quality assurance testing

In return you will recieve a salary of between £55,000 and £65,000 (DOE) and a generous range of benefits

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

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