Delivery Manager

Government Digital Service
13 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Delivery Manager Salary: 48,480 - 60,484 Location: London Introduction GDS is helping to redefine how a modern government should serve itscitizens. Our work is cutting-edge and award-winning. It is improvingthe lives of millions of people. We build and run world-class public services for the digital age. Wework in small, agile teams of developers, designers and contentspecialists. Users always come first and everything we do should meettheir needs. The Role As a Delivery Manager youll work with a multidisciplinary team tocreate this offer based on the needs of users across government. Youwill direct the products development through repeating discovery,alpha, beta and live phases, with the goal of making the servicesimpler, easier and faster to use. You will be core to decisions that build high performing teams, wherepeople are excited about the work they are undertaking. Youll be adept at delivering complex digital projects, breaking downbarriers for your team and both planning at a higher level and gettinginto the detail to make things happen when needed. You will do this by: creating great agile working environments identifying the appropriate people and resources for teams making sure teams and programmes understand their mission, vision andgoals, and that these align across the organisation communicating and visualising progress towards these goals managing and addressing risks, issues and dependencies engaging with key stakeholders on delivery progress and challenges continually improving delivery methods and approaches to team working encouraging the team to be self-organising What you will get from us: a range of agile training and development opportunities suited toyour needs a supportive Delivery Management community devoted to sharingexperiences, learning and development a defined career path to Senior Delivery Manager and higher Main responsibilities helping teams organise themselves and plan their work, ensuring theydeliver products and services that actually meetusers needs. helping teams focus on defining and meeting agreed goals ensuring teams clearly communicate their plans through recognisedagile practices identifying the people/skills/resources that teams need to deliver tothe agreed goals identifying and communicating risks, issues, dependencies and blockers participating in the Delivery Manager community, learning, sharingand applying skills and knowledge to improve Skills and experience: Our delivery professionals work on a diverse range of projects,products and services within GDS and across government departments.Were looking for people with strong interpersonal skills who enjoyworking in a demanding, high profile agile environment. Were lookingfor people are passionate about agile working, who care about technologyand who know how to make projects succeed. And we want people whobelieve that how you work is as important as what you deliver. Its essential that you have: proven experience in delivering digital projects and products proven experience using a range of agile project management methods understanding of the digital landscape experience in matrix-managing multidisciplinary teams For this role, the following competencies are the most relevant: changing and improving making effective decisions delivering at pace leading and communicating collaborating and partnering We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at ourcompany. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour,national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status ordisability status. To apply for the Delivery Manager role, please click the Apply now button. - provided by Dice ADEPT, AGILE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT