Development Manager - Government Digital Service - OUTSIDE IR35

  • Job Reference: NG/SW-Del
  • Date Posted: 31 July 2017
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Exeter
  • Salary: £400
  • Sector: Digital
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Developement / Delivery Manager - Government Digital Service - Agile

Development / delivery Manager required for 10 month contract in Exeter with the Government Digital Service. Exciting long term contract role working for NHS digital to help them deliver some key projects whilst oversseing the development team.

Manage the development team on a day to day basis, including but not limited to:

- Manage the project risk and issue log, and actively manage any risks and issues

- Facilitate the daily standup

- Maintain the burndown chart

- Set up retrospectives, sprint reviews or sprint planning sessions

- Identify any interruptions during the sprint and mitigate

- Identify any obstacles that affect the team

- Walk the customer through user stories as required

- Encouraging collaboration between the Scrum team and customer

- Take responsibility for updating the SSD Development Programme Manager, including, but not limited to:

o Providing a weekly update report

o Reviewing risk and issue log

o Providing any other reports as required

- Manage the relationship with the customer and other stakeholders

Require someone who has the following:

  • Have detailed knowledge and experience in agile software delivery, enabling ongoing management of the development process.
  • Ability to establish the right processes for managing a project in an agile way
  • Ability to ensure teams adopt a pragmatic approach to governing delivery and continuous improvement of digital services
  • Able to build strong collaborative relationships with stakeholders, leading them, and development teams to a mature level of agile delivery.
  • Experience in creating lasting change towards agile & lean ways of working
  • Certified Agile qualification or good knowledge of Agile project/implementation practices, tools & techniques