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Senior Technical Delivery Manager - Croydon

  • Salary: £53887 - £6223953 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Date posted: 11/10/2017
  • Job reference: J375474A

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Senior Technical Delivery Manager


An exciting new position with our high profile government client

£53,887 - £62,239

About the role

The delivery manager is a key point of responsibility and accountability for the delivery of projects. You will set direction and implement appropriate controls to manage the delivery of projects within recognised time, cost and quality standards.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Enjoys getting things done and uses their initiative to remove blockers and maintain delivery progress and focus on the outcome
  • Has the ability to work alongside a multi-functional team to maximise their skills
  • Understands how to balance incremental delivery with development work and supporting a live system
  • Is good at understanding the organisational context and is able to modify their approach accordingly, understanding that, no one approach fits all
  • Has the ability to maintain a quality process in challenging circumstances

Essential criteria

  • Has experience in managing delivery at scale on IT programmes using a variety of project management frameworks and an ability to adapt based on organisational context.
  • Experience of senior level team member management
  • Some commercial experience working with a disaggregated supplier base, contracting end to end for services and working in partnership with suppliers to ensure mutual success.
  • Experience of deriving and managing large budgets.
  • Experience of the creation and management of end to end plans, containing dependences and multiple workstreams
  • Able to recognise the signs of a project in distress and work with teams on 'get well plans' supporting them through the cycle to successful delivery
  • Experience managing senior stakeholders and tailoring communications accordingly. Able to represent their project or programme across the department and potentially across government and with industry
  • Has worked in a systems integration environment before developing familiarity with up to date engineering tools, techniques and technical products (for example Hadoop, Containerisation, continual integration pipelines, autoscaling, cloud hosting etc.)

If you're interested please apply in the first instance, or if you would like more information contact Emily on 0161 924 3639

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