Agile Delivery Manager (Consultancy)

Delivery Manager for Leading global consultancy in London – £65-85,000

The Role as Delivery Manager

My client is a leading global consultancy with a focus on user and customer experience. They are now looking to recruit an experienced Agile Delivery Manager to join their team based in central London with some occasional travel

  • You will use a combination of traditional and agile PM skills to lead a cross functional team to continuously deliver a portfolio of projects across financial services, healthcare and pharmaceuticals
  • Help build truly amazing, ingeniously simple products that impact people’s lives
  • Working closely with the Product Owner, UX, BA and tech lead to create clear user focussed goals aligning the team around them
  • Demonstrable experience of strong project planning and reporting ideally with some off shore experience
  • Evidence of facilitating agile projects, scheduling and running stand-ups, iteration reviews, retrospectives and planning activities
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Running inception workshops to help stakeholders define and agree what they are looking for
  • Providing support and input to all aspects of the product lifecycle
  • True advocate of agile and lean principles, ideally with some coaching experience

The Candidate

  • This is very much a role for someone that has confidence and experience to lead and direct teams
  • Specific experience of Agile and lean principles
  • Experience of continuous delivery or a frequent release cadence
  • You’ll have significant industry experience in a leadership role on a variety of software projects
  • It is important that can work in a lean way and embrace rapid changes, ideally gained from a consultancy or professional services environment
  • Evidence of prior experience working on agile projects
  • Experience of running concurrent projects preferably with a small co-located team
  • Experience of collaborating with various stakeholders to report regularly and openly on the status of projects

In return this company offers continuous learning and development opportunities. Flexible work time and a genuinely flat structure. Some travel to see clients will be involved.