Technical Delivery Manager

London, Greater London, England
Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
23 days ago

Delivery Manager

  • Investment Banking background
  • Fixed Income product knowledge
  • Market and Instrument data knowledge
  • Managing global development resources between 120-140 resources
  • Development covers multiple technology capabilities including webscraping, data enrichment, workflow, UI and analytics
  • Continuity of service in roles/minimum gaps on CV and regular extensions on projects

About the role:

A Technical Delivery Manager is required to join the Content Transformation Programme. The role will report in to the Director of CTP Technology Delivery and lead the Technology delivery for the Data Sourcing Workstream.

The role is accountable for the technical delivery of a large-scale technical transformation workstream consisting of approx. 8-10 scrum teams located in various locations around the globe.

The Data Sourcing workstream seeks to deliver a single scalable sourcing platform capability for all content types (e.g.Filings, Fundamentals, Estimates, Loans etc) in LSEG, in an automated and standardised way, utilising various new components (LSEG platform capabilities). This can also include 3rd party software or applications.

Specific Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Technology delivery - lead the delivery across all technology teams in the workstream throughout the end to end delivery chain
  • Planning - Accountable for all planning activities, including ensuring scrum teams have healthy sprint plans with reasonable backlog, preparation and delivery of the quarterly PI planning activities
  • Dependency management - Ensures all impacts of dependencies are addressed in the overall project plan. Effectively work across the organization to ensure all dependent teams are aligned with the project plans and schedules
  • Risk and Issue Management - Ability to proactively manage risk and issues for the workstream in a timely manner and have the confidence to make decisions to mitigate or resolve when required
  • Leadership - Lead and work closely with all members of the team, including business analysts, architects, QA and development management to ensure all aspects from intake, requirements, design and testing are fit for purpose and delivered in a timely manner for planning and execution
  • Team performance - Work closely with the Scrum of Scrums and Vendor management (where required) and QA to ensure the delivery performance of the teams throughout execution and identify opportunities to optimize to improve timeliness, throughput and quality.
  • Problem solving and decision making - sound judgment at a senior management level using assertiveness and influencing skills to ensure items are discussed and decisions made and agreed in a timely manner
  • Governance - Manage any workstream technology team governance and adhere to the overall programme governance to ensure all stakeholders and team members are aligned and effective in delivery
  • Reporting - Ensure reporting is provided as required on a regular basis against roadmap, plans and any performance KPI's and OKR's for your teams
  • Communication - Working closely and collaboratively with the Project management office to identify and manage all stakeholders, providing visibility and transparency
  • Financial Management and Project Accounting - Providing the critical data required for the project management function to monitor and track financial health, analysing resource requirements across multiple projects or across programmes to meet strategic goals

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • Must have experience in running scaled agile teams
  • Must have agile experience
  • Must have experience working in an agile transformation environment
  • Previous experience of working in a large scale, Top Tier Investment Bank or for a wider Financial Services Organisation
  • Experience of setting up and working on a Greenfield Programme of work
  • Proven experience in delivering large-scale technical programmes in a hands-on capacity
  • Strong financial and resource management, working with budgets in the region of £10m annually and running large, global teams
  • A software delivery background would be highly beneficial due to the technical nature of the deliverables
  • Extensive stakeholder management experience up to senior level, alongside the management of external vendor relationships
  • Experience of working in a complex, high-paced environment with a global team
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • A real self-starter with the ability to make clear decisions and solve problems, generating solutions and ultimately getting the job done
  • A Bachelor's degree in an IT related field would be highly beneficial

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