Delivery Manager (Government, Transport)

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands, W. Midlands, England

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  • Salary:

    £450.00 - £550.00 per day

  • Contact:

    James Cook

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Delivery Manager (Government, Transport), West Midlands, Birmingham, Agile, Kanban, GDS, Digital, Project Manager, Jira, Confluence, Public Sector, Dynamics, Microsoft, CVS, CRM, Strategy, Strategic,

Our client based in West Midlands is looking to secure a Delivery Manager to support the delivery of the Phase 1 Beta project currently in flight. The client-side Delivery Manager will oversee the delivery of the other digital partners, representing the interests of the client and the project.

This contract has resulted from a extension to the current in-flight project. The project is working to a challenging timeline and therefore delivery continuity and ability to integrate with the existing delivery team and project approach (Agile Kanban Flow) will be prioritised.

The role

  • To deliver the agreed digital scope as defined by the CVS project governance function.
  • To ensure delivery quality meets the requirements of the Service Owner
  • To ensure delivery meets the agreed milestones and deadlines
  • To ensure delivery expenditure remains within agreed budgets
  • To ensure services developed by the project meet client and GDS standards
  • To ensure service releases meet client support standards and are supported by appropriate artefacts.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Management of Agile digital delivery teams
  • Digital delivery to GDS standards
  • Effective budget management
  • Effective supplier management
  • Knowledge of Government digital landscape
  • Agile delivery within the Government transport governance structures
  • GDS Service standards
  • Integration of clouds with on-premise servers/services and data centres
  • Data and Service migration
  • Define and document enterprise and project approaches
  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • Experience of Agile Kanban Flow methodologies
  • Experience of delivery forecasting using Monte Carlo simulations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics
  • Mentoring and knowledge transfer