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Delivery Manager - Fully Remote

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Digital, Product and Design

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Agile Project Manager

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jess Deane

  • Contact email:

    jessica.deane@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    JD77421_1651758053

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-16

  • Startdate:

    01/06/2022

Currently seeking a Delivery Manager on a permanent basis, fully remote.

My Client; are on a mission to catalyze global change by connecting the world's doers with extraordinary opportunities.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Delivery Manager, your role will be to support the building of world-class engineering teams that are able to deliver the platforms and products we need to enable us to meet our goals. You will play a pivotal role in owning and managing your team's delivery and ways of working to ensure we continuously improve our efficiency and quality. Strong communication and organisational skills are a must as you will often liaise and bridge communications between various teams and stakeholders. We believe in being Agile and often employ Scrum or Kanban practices.

Specifically, your role will be to:

  • Facilitate various Agile ceremonies, support decision making, manage dependencies, help communicate delivery progress and challenges
  • Ensure team members are unblocked on a daily basis
  • Work closely with the Product Manager and Engineers to ensure efficiency of delivery and assist in meeting roadmap delivery ambitions
  • Ensure stories reach the definition of ready during sprint planning and tasks are clear for the team.
  • Feed into the release planning cycles alongside the product team and Head of Engineering
  • Own and run the stand ups and be the voice of the team when communicating upward and outwards
  • Own and facilitates regular retrospectives for Sprints, Goals and processes
  • Ideally line management of engineers within your team
  • Support Head of Engineering to drive engineering strategic goals
  • Assist with formulation, monitoring and achievement of OKRs across engineering
  • Assists with JIRA administration

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrable examples of supporting improved speed to deliver quality, valuable software products and features.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Experience working with both internal engineering teams as well as external development partners a plus
  • Experience of line managing mid and senior engineers a plus
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience fulfilling the Delivery Manager, Project Manager or Scrum Master role for at least three years with software development teams diligently applying Agile principles, practices, and theory.
  • Working knowledge of servant leadership, ceremony facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, team empowerment, and improving transparency
  • Demonstrable knowledge of measuring and communicating success to all stakeholders in an Agile environment
  • Experience working with young, growing companies a big plus. Understanding the balance between ensuring processes are lightweight yet still bringing value

If this role sounds of interest to you, and you would like to know more information please email Jessica Deane on jessica.deane@lafosse.com