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Delivery Manager

Employer
Sanderson
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Salary Band
Annual, £70,000 - £99,999
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Our client love the exciting and meaningful work they do, the cutting-edge resources and technology they have access to, the benefits they offer and the great community they've built. Want to join them?

The successful candidate will exhibit the following:
Delivery
  • Understand critical success factors for the project (beyond the traditional measures: on time, on budget and to agreed scope) and ensure each work stream has a plan in place to achieve the success factors.
  • Be responsible for achieving or exceeding profitability targets plus accurate and timely forecasting and reporting of project variables (revenue, staffing, work in progress, debt etc.).
  • Exploit opportunities for adding value to the client, ensuring that expectations are proactively managed and issues are addressed promptly and appropriately.
Team
  • Motivate and empower teams to create a positive and creative culture for our people to perform well, learn and grow.
  • Ensure all team members have clear goals, receive regular feedback and have timely and constructive appraisals.
  • Ensure team members have learning and development objectives to acquire and maintain the skills necessary for the project.
  • Have responsibility for staffing teams and on-boarding of new team members.
  • Build and maintain constructive and collaborative relationships with the client, other suppliers and third-party stakeholders.
Governance
  • Ensure appropriate project governance arrangements and technical quality standards are developed and followed throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Effectively manage project risks and issues, escalating where appropriate.
  • Comply, and ensures team members comply, with all confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and agreements and ensure the security of information, at all times.
Business Development & Account Management
  • Support future growth by working closely with Sales, Account Leads & Account Management teams, assisting where required with the sales/procurement cycle to best position the business to win profitable new business.
Professional Development and Growth
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the Management and Leadership Capability.
  • Understand current thinking from the Technology, Experience Design and Consulting capabilities and drive alignment accordingly.
  • Encourage innovation in technology and process both within the project and outside the project.

Minimum requirements :
  • Minimum of 2 years of demonstrable success managing the delivering of technology-based projects using agile methodology.
  • Bespoke software development project experience
  • Substantial experience in managing and leading project teams including line management responsibility.
  • Evidence of developing and managing sound client-supplier relationships and good knowledge of at least one industry vertical (e.g. Financial Services, Health or Government).
  • Broad technology experience, awareness of current technology trends and a sound understanding of contemporary software engineering practices and behaviours.
  • Experience of adhering to robust project governance and technical quality standards.
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