Delivery Lead - Agile (Fully UK Mobile)

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    England, England

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  • Salary:

    £550.00 - £600.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Emma Higson-Kirrane

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Delivery Lead - Agile (Fully UK Mobile)


6 months

In scope of IR35

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

You will be based on site working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector. With over 50 million customers at the heart of everything they do the scope and impact of your work is limitless. As a team, they're not afraid to try new technologies and new ways of working.

Role Overview:

  • The Delivery Lead 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 our 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 correct channels.
  • 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.

Mandatory Technical Skills:

  • 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
  • Knowledge and experience of delivery within a Service Oriented Architecture
  • Knowledge of Business Process Management tools, their use and delivery

Mandatory Business Skills:

  • 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

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.