Senior Delivery Manager -Digital/Agile- Management Consultancy

  • Job Reference: PR/020827
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Williams McKinley Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £80,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: travel allowance, bonus and benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Delivery Manager - Digital / Agile - Management Consultancy

London with UK travel

£50-80k pa + travel allowance, bonus and benefits

Working within the digital division of a successful transformation management consultancy the Senior Delivery Manager's role is to set the team up for success, support them in problem solving and enable them to come up with their own insights and products within constraints.

As Senior Delivery Manager you'll be in and part of the delivery, shoulder-to-shoulder with the team and deep in the detail of the work.

You'll be fully client-facing, harnessing the metrics coming from the team, both to help the team improve its own throughput and to inform clients and others about how the teams are delivering.

You will play a role in the formation and running of high performing teams, where people are excited about the work they are undertaking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In discussion and agreement with the team, implement the agreed delivery approach and take responsibility for ensuring projects are delivered successfully
  • Evolve and codify the Delivery practice, learning and iterating frequently and document findings, tools and approaches
  • Set an example of what great Delivery Management looks like, ensuring quality and attention to detail is embedded throughout the team's work.
  • Spot warning signs of things going wrong and provide recommendations to alleviate significant delivery challenges
  • Lead the team to accurately scope, estimate and define effort for complex projects, to create proposals and Statements of Work
  • Make timely decisions, communicate them clearly and action them swiftly

Key Skills:

  • Confidently set up and run project rhythms and routines, with the team and client, build trust with the team, the client and the stakeholders
  • Ensure feedback is flowing appropriately, is observed, analysed and actioned by the team to improve delivery practices
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen, with excellent written and numerical skills. You will be experienced in writing Statements of Work, project approaches and proposals
  • Experience in estimating, scoping and delivering large scale digital projects and products, using a variety of techniques
  • Experience in running technical/engineering projects and organising teams for Agile delivery, with rapid, iterative delivery using modern digital practices
  • You'll be experienced at delivering digital projects, breaking down barriers for your team, planning at a higher level, developing client relationships and getting into the detail to make things happen.
  • You will ensure our delivery solutions are robust, risk managed and commercially strong.

This is a fantastic career opportunity for a Senior Delivery Manager to work with an innovative and growing management consultancy.

Senior Delivery Manager - Digital / Agile - Management Consultancy

London with UK travel

£50-80k pa + travel allowance, bonus and benefits