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Project Manager, Change Delivery, Enabling Functions, Cardiff

Employer
Deloitte
Location
Cardiff, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jan 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Your opportunity
To champion teams through the adoption and continual improvement of enterprise scale agile practices.

The IT Business Services Portfolio is shifting to a new paradigm of focused delivery by line of business. A new delivery capability has been created to support Deloitte's digital agenda. In line with this, delivery methods are evolving from legacy, plan driven approaches to those utilizing lean and agile principles. You will be key to successfully executing the next stage of this transition, working with various technology and business teams to evolve the proposition in new ways of working whilst delivering line of business technology requirements to support our practitioners and clients.
We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.
Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.
Your role
As a Delivery Manager you will manage projects within a team aligned to a Service Line, where you will build strong relationships with your business stakeholders, understanding their strategic direction, processes and requirements to become their trusted advisor on all elements of delivery. You will have both experience working in an agile environment with multiple stakeholders at varying levels of seniority and equally be able to adopt and adapt to traditional project management approaches as required, to support the business' objectives. You will be accountable for delivering your projects and their alignment with the agreed benefits through a value driven approach.
Responsibilities include
• Manage assigned projects (both software/products and/or infrastructure projects) and the production of relevant project deliverables and artefacts
• Identify project risks and issues, escalating where appropriate, in a timely manner
• Manage the expectations and satisfaction of the stakeholders
• Implement effective change control by ensuring project change impacts are assessed and communicated so all parties are aligned
• Ensure project resources and budgets are tracked and kept up to date
• Develop and distribute timely status reporting with key metrics to appropriate stakeholders
• Follow and align with the organisation's processes, governance framework and best practice
• Own and engage in all stages of the agile development process - planning, stand-up, show-and-tell and retrospective ceremonies
• Work closely with the product owners to ensure the backlog is sufficiently prioritised for the next iteration
• Manage, coach and motivate the team
• Communicate with openness, honesty and respect in all situations and be adept at conflict resolution and direction setting.
Your work, your choice
We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.
Location: Cardiff
Work pattern: This is a permanent contract opportunity and full time

Your professional experience
• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written that inspire confidence in business stakeholders and the team
• Good commercial awareness and experience of managing budgets and resource utilisation
• Very well organised and able to respond to changing priorities
• Analytical and flexible with the ability to rapidly understand ambiguous and complex concepts
• Ability to take and understand the commitment to deliver the project on time through the use of Agile tools, the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
• Will have worked extensively with geographically distributed teams on and off shore
• Experience in agile delivery methodologies (e.g. Kanban, Scrum) and in transitioning teams to agile ways of working.
Your service line: Enabling Functions
At Deloitte, we're all about making an impact that matters, together. And nowhere is this moreapparent than among our 2,000 strong Enabling Functions teams. With our combined specialist skills and business partnering expertise, we provide all the essential strategy, support and advice our client-facing colleagues need, right across the firm. This enables them to focus all of their efforts on delivering the best service possible to their clients. So not only will you be providing world-class support to our internal clients, you'll be making an impact for all the hugely influential organisations Deloitte works with too. Covering all our distinct areas: Human Resources, Clients & Industries, Finance & Legal, Central Business Services, National Quality & Risk Management, Technology & Digital Services, and Real Estate, the opportunities here are vast. And what's more, you can grow your career in whatever direction you choose. We'll support you all the way.
Personal independence
Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.
About Deloitte
Our Purpose & Strategy
To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.
What do we do?
Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.
Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe
The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Central Mediterranean (Italy, Greece, Malta), Ireland, the Middle East (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestinian Ruled Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen), the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,700 partners and over 50,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.
What do we value?
What brings us all together at Deloitte? It's how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.
Being a Leader at Deloitte
Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work - and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we're looking for:
• We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
• We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
• We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
• We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
• We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.

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