Delivery Manager - Product Development

  • Location:

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    BBBH105049_1560354683

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Delivery Manager - Product Development
Nottingham

We are actively looking to secure a Delivery Manager to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Overview

We are looking for an experienced Delivery Manager to be responsible for the delivery of business value to our client's key stakeholders - Technology, Service, Office of the CIO, and Product/Proposition teams through end to end delivery of initiatives and projects to bring new products or capabilities to market or implementing large scale change to existing products or infrastructures. The scope of delivery covers the full life cycle definition (product / design elaboration), delivery (development /implementation) and service.

Specific Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Technical delivery - support the development manager on all aspects of the delivery chain and manages delivery performance throughout execution and identifies opportunities to optimise the execution
  • Risk Management - exhibits strong ability to identify and plan resolution of program risk risks
  • Communication - identifies and manages effectively all stakeholders, provides visibility and transparency so that appropriate action can be taken by senior management
  • Improving delivery performance - Identifies and recommends opportunities for improving the delivery model by analysing consistent themes in lessons learned information
  • Problem solving and decision making - sound judgement at a senior management level using assertiveness and influencing skills to demonstrate business benefits and to ensure the decision is fully understood and accepted
  • Dependency management - Leads analysis and ensures all impacts of dependencies are addressed in the overall project plan. Effectively works across the organisation to ensure all dependent teams are aligned with the project plans and schedules
  • Financial Management and Project Accounting - application of corporate financial measures to monitor and track financial health, analysing resource requirements across multiple projects or across programmes to meet strategic goals
  • Resource Estimation and Planning - work with the Finance, Portfolio Management, Business Operations and HR Business Partners to maintain overall plan for resource requirements, ensure program plans are kept up-to-date and adjusted with ongoing project activities and maintaining accurate project forecasts. Appropriately identifies when program/project is "off track" to project plans and takes immediate corrective actions, including adjusting plans to account for corrections. Leads project estimating sessions that span multiple departments and organisations
  • Stakeholder Management - manage stakeholder relationships and ensure strong communication plans, both within and externally to the group


Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • Experience with product and technology cross-functional team to plan and execute
  • Experience in product and development lifecycles - across product definition, software development, production implementation and support operations
  • Background in product and or platform development
  • Define, scope, and manage large initiatives typically less than <5M in value, of a regional reach
  • Deliver within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality
  • Define, document and manage initiatives with minimal supervision, working with multiple teams that may have differing priorities and working/cultural practices.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organisation forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results
  • Effectively manage team conflicts, build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and commitment to make decisions
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organisation.
  • Estimates costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.
  • Prepares and maintains delivery plans and tracks activities against the plan
  • Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports.
  • Monitors costs, timescales and resources used, and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that deliverables are implemented within these criteria

If you have the above skills please submit your CV in the first instance

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