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Delivery Manager - Leeds City of Culture 2023

Employer
Michael Page Technology
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 May 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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LEEDS WILL BE THE CITY OF CULTURE IN 2023 - AS SUCH, LEEDS CULTURE TRUST ARE SEEKING A DELIVERY MANAGER TO ASSIST IN THE DIGITAL DELIVERY LEADING UP TO THIS EXCITING AND AND AMAZING YEAR FOR LEEDS!

SALARY CIRCA £35,000 - 12 MONTH+ FTC**Open to candidates looking to develop their skillset

Client Details

For one whole year (all 365 days, 12 months, and 500,000 minutes of it), this city is Letting Culture Loose. We're gonna create, make, perform, run, bake, eat, share, sing, speak, play and more besides. Because culture is everywhere in this city.

Description

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a Delivery Manager who can support the delivery of LEEDS 2023's digital products and services.

Purpose of the role:
  • Support the creation of an environment in which the team behind LEEDS 2023 ONLINE can flourish
  • Support the Head of Experience Design to deliver and maintain LEEDS 2023 ONLINE and associated services
  • Ensure the extended LEEDS 2023 ONLINE team is performing well and obstacles are overcome

Key Responsibilities:
  • Delivery management of LEEDS 2023 ONLINE
  • Support the delivery of other digital products and services integrated into the site and experience
  • Ensure teams are motivated, collaborating and working well together
  • Highlighting barriers and work with the team to solve them
  • Ensure effective planning of projects and oversight of resources, both time and budget
  • Ensure effective communication across teams
  • Lead 'working in the open' practices and facilitate where required
  • Role model design principles and Agile in practice
  • Keep up to date with emerging digital technologies and best practice in digital development/product management, identifying where we can improve ways of working, innovate and add value for our diverse user base.

Profile

Experience:
  • Relevant experience in a similar role

Skills:
  • Agile and Lean practices. You can identify and compare the best delivery methods to use. You can recognise when something does not work and encourage a mindset of experimentation. You can adapt and reflect, be resilient and see outside of the process. You can use a blended approach depending on the context.
  • Agency management. You can act as the point of contact for contracted suppliers.
  • Communication skills. You can listen to the needs of stakeholders and interpret them. You can manage stakeholders' expectations and be flexible. You are capable of proactive and reactive communication.
  • Financial management. You know how to balance cost versus value. You can consider the impact of user needs. You can report on financial delivery. You can monitor cost and budget; you know how and when to escalate issues.
  • Life-cycle perspective. You can ensure the team is working towards the appropriate service standards for the relevant phase. You can manage delivery products and services at different phases.
  • Maintaining delivery momentum. You can facilitate the delivery flow of a team, managing the pace and tempo. You can actively address internal and external risks, issues and dependencies including where ownership exists outside the team.
  • Planning. You understand the environment and can prioritise the most important or highest value tasks. You can use data to inform planning. You can manage complex internal and external dependencies. You can provide delivery confidence. You can remove blockers or impediments that affect plans and can develop a plan for tricky situations. You ensure that teams plan appropriately for their own capacity.
  • Team dynamics and collaboration. You know how to bring people together to form a motivated team. You can help to create the right environment for a team to work in and can empower them to deliver. You can recognise and deal with issues. You can facilitate the best team make-up depending on the situation.

Personal attributes:
  • Excellent team player and collaborator
  • Passion for enabling people to thrive
  • Problem solver
  • Remain calm under pressure

Job Offer

LEEDS WILL BE THE CITY OF CULTURE IN 2023 - AS SUCH, LEEDS CULTURE TRUST ARE SEEKING A DELIVERY MANAGER TO ASSIST IN THE DIGITAL DELIVERY LEADING UP TO THIS EXCITING AND AND AMAZING YEAR FOR LEEDS!

SALARY CIRCA £35,000 - 12 MONTH+ FTC**Open to candidates looking to develop their skillset
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