Technical Delivery Manager (Cyber Security)

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £700 - £800 per day

  • Contact:

    Andrew Pennycook

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Technical Delivery Manager (Cyber Security)
6 Months

Specific Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Technical delivery - support the development manager on all aspects of the delivery chain and manage delivery performance throughout execution and identify opportunities to optimize the execution. This includes understanding technical interdependencies and working with tools such as JIRA to support.
  • Risk Management - exhibit strong ability to identify and plan resolution of programme risks
  • Communication - Working closely and collaboratively with the Project management office to identify and manage effectively all stakeholders, providing visibility and transparency so that appropriate action can be taken by senior management.
  • Improving delivery performance - Identify and recommend opportunities for improving the delivery model through analysis. Working with the Platform delivery director to implement consistency across the engineering teams.
  • Problem solving and decision making - sound judgment 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 - Lead analysis and 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
  • 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.
  • Stakeholder Management - Partnering with the Project Management function to ensure effective governance of stakeholders right up to the CTO office to ensure consistent communication across the organisation

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • 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

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join a thriving team in what is a highly visible area at present. Giving you the chance to work with some exciting new technology, alongside working on multiple on-going projects for a world-renowned financial services organisation.