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Digital Delivery Manager (Digital Transformation)

  • Salary: £300 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 15/01/2018
  • Job reference: J379206A

Digital Delivery Manager, Agile, Lean, Transformation, Planning, Portfolio, Transport, User Stories, Project Management, PMO, PMP, Prince2, Kanban, Scrum, Government, Public Sector, Manchester

Digital Delivery Manager - Public Sector - Manchester

Our Public Sector client based in Manchester require a digital delivery manager to manage one or more agile projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team. The successful candidate will be adept at delivering complex predominantly digital projects, breaking down barriers for your team and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen when needed.

Role Responsibilities

  • Fully engage in all development and delivery activities as and when directed.
  • Maintain an up to date Personal Development Plan/Portfolio.
  • Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently
    • Manage, and continuously monitor, specific projects and products to ensure satisfactory progress and consistent delivery aligned to the agreed funding, outputs and timescales
    • Proactively manage stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories
  • Ensure problems and issues are effectively resolved.

Key Skills/ Experience

  • Knowledge of a range of Agile and Lean tools and techniques
  • Experience of communicating effectively across organisational, technical and political boundaries, understanding the context
  • Experience of solving issues and unblocking problems. Driving teams and setting pace. Ensuring teams are working towards delivery commitments
  • Experience of effectively managing and tracking the mitigation of risks
  • Experience of managing dependencies across teams
  • Experience of challenging and improving disproportionate organisational processes where it impacts the pace of team.
  • Experience of influencing and making positive changes to an organisation
  • Broad knowledge of public transport issues and transport in general
  • Knowledge and awareness of working in an environment involving contact with senior elected Members.
  • Experience of commercial and procurement management of suppliers
  • Knowledge and experience of securing capital and revenue funding and other 3rd party funding sources.

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