Job title: Delivery Lead
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate: GBP £575.00
Job published: 14-08-2019
Job ID: 32603
Contact name: Mortimer Marshall
Contact email: Mortimer.Marshall@brightboxgrp.com

Job Description

Delivery Lead 
Location: Southend or Manchester 
Initial Duration: 3 Months 
 


Candidates must be SC Eligible 

The Delivery Manager will take responsibility for the successful delivery of large, complex, or high impact projects through one or more highly skilled, cross-functional, teams, as well as defining, monitoring and amending the processes and structures necessary to achieve this. 

Tasks Description: 
As a Delivery Manager you will take responsibility for the successful delivery of large, complex, or high impact projects through one or more highly skilled, cross-functional, teams, as well as defining, monitoring and amending the processes and structures necessary to achieve this. 

You will be core to decisions that build high performing teams, where people are excited about the work they are undertaking. You'll be adept at breaking down barriers for your team or teams, providing leadership and planning at high level as well as getting into the detail to make things happen when needed. 

This is a demanding role where you will need to engage across clients businesses to ensure that business requirements are understood and translated into operational plans that deliver tangible benefits. This will involve managing and monitoring staffing requirements and resource plans; interdependencies and project risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies; escalating where necessary through the correctchannels. Using best practices of Agile and Lean principles and methodologies you will ensure that the project is delivered on time and to the specified quality. You will work closely with Scrum Masters on agile projects to deliver the required technical artefacts. 

Tasks: 
* Eligible for SC Clearance 
* Led successful delivery of enterprise software 
* Successfully applied Agile/XP/Scrum/Kanban practices and introduced Agile techniques. 
* An understanding of how Agile practices help deliver quality products and services at scale 
* Experience in promoting/coaching agile practices across an organisation 
* Experience in managing cross-functional teams 
* Experience of scaling Agile within a delivery programme 
* Experience of administrating JIRA, JIRA Agile and Confluence 
* Strong understanding of software development principals and solution architecture 
* Understanding of the digital landscape 
* Flexible in working practices 
* Exceptional people skills including ability to command the confidence from stakeholders, team members and business sponsors 
* Experience of managing the on-boarding of new staff and addressing the risks when the dynamics of a Scrum team changes 
* Knowledge and experience of delivery within a Service Oriented Architecture 
* Knowledge of Business Process Management tools, their use and delivery 
* Experience of delivering projects for a government department or agencies
* IR35 within scope.