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Agile Delivery Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Private Equity

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Consultant

  • Salary:

    £900 - £10000 per day

  • Contact:

    Emile Bevan

  • Contact email:

    emile.bevan@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    67905_1637177483

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP/January

Agile Delivery Manager - Private Equity/Financial Services - £900-1000 per day (Inside IR35) - London

An Agile Delivery Manager is sought to work with a Private Equity client operating in the regulatory technology space. Its vision is to materially improve effectiveness and efficiency of non-financial crime compliance for cross-border and domestic payments and reduce the overall level of friction in the global payment system. The company is developing a set of API-based services that financial institutions will connect to allowing them to decommission their in-house legacy systems.

This role is going to be London based 1-2 days per week (Central London) and the rest remote.

As an Agile Delivery Manager you will be responsible for:
- Successful end to end delivery of a key capability of the overall platform using the agreed ways of working
- Leadership of the capability delivery including coordination with the Product and Tech teams and delivery partners and chairing of delivery forums
- Working with the other Delivery Managers to actively manage dependencies between capabilities
- Ensuring completeness of the capability backlog including non-functional requirements
- Production and maintenance of a detailed plan and implementation of reporting to enable tracking of progress against plan
- Validating that delivery partners have adequate capacity to ensure the backlog for the capability is delivered in line with the overall delivery timeline
- Working with the wider delivery team and support the Delivery Lead to drive end to end feature delivery in line with the agreed product roadmap and release schedules
- Supporting the delivery partners to remove impediments and roadblocks to throughput and release schedules
- Supporting the Test and Release Management Leads to ensure timely deployment of features into the different test phases and Production

Essential experience:

* Complex platform software delivery experience including successful delivery of a major programme (Mandatory)
* Experience of building and maintaining high performing teams (Mandatory)
* Experience of delivery planning and execution including dependency management (Mandatory)
* Experience of full software delivery lifecycle from product requirement through to release and support (Mandatory)
* Experience of defining key milestone and reporting progress against plan (Mandatory)
* Experienced with a range of software delivery lifecycle toolsets (Mandatory)
* Experience of working in waterfall and agile IT development environments (Mandatory)
* Experience of working within an Agile Frameworks such as LESS and or SAFe and adapting to meet the way of working (Mandatory)
* Experience of managing a distributed team (Mandatory)
* Experience of performing strategic supplier management and management of delivery partner resource (Desirable)

If this is of interest and matches your experience - please apply with your updated CV attached.