Senior Delivery Manager

£60000 - £65000 per annum
Glasgow
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Job description

Morgan Hunt are working for a leading UK Government Agency who require a Senior Delivery Manager

Candidates must have a track record in the public or private sector, demonstrating experience of:

  • Agile Delivery Management methodologies, processes and techniques
  • Programme and project risk management
  • Managing teams to deliver a complex portfolio of programmes and projects
  • Senior stakeholder management, communication and influencing
  • Resource planning, budgeting and forecasting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver products and services using Agile methodologies, improving & iterating frequently
  • Act as Scrum Master, leading and coordinating Agile ceremonies
  • Work with the Product Manager (Product Owner) to define the roadmap for any given product and support the team to break this down to stories they can deliver
  • Protect the team and make sure the team collaborates, communicates and focuses on what mutually agreed priorities
  • Coach team members and others, facilitate continuous improvement and apply the most appropriate Agile and lean tools and techniques for their environment
  • Ensure all products are built and maintained to an appropriate level of quality for the stage
  • Track delivery through fortnightly sprints/monthly reporting and maintaining project highlight report
  • Actively participate in the Delivery Management community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice
  • Escalate project and product risks and issues, removing barriers to delivery

Key Outputs and Deliverables

  • A motivated and collaborative team who meet team and organisational objectives
  • Frequent and iterative development using Agile approaches
  • Delivery schedules clearly planned, communicated and met, based on a defined roadmap
  • Effective communication within the IT and product teams, and with the business end-users
  • Appropriate governance and Agile ceremonies

Salary of £60,000- £65,000 35 days holiday per year Excellent Pension

The client is flexible on location- and would allow candidates to work fully from home

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Fraser Young
IT Business Director
Technology Team
Glasgow
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