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Technical Delivery Manager

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21 Jul 2022

Technical Delivery Manager needed to manage and to end process and facilitate the train. Location: London Paddington (hybrid - no more than once a week on-site)Contract: 3 months (visibility to be extended or go permanent afterwards)Rate: £600 per day through umbrellaHours: 40 hours, Monday to FridayJob OverviewOur client uses SAFe as their delivery methodology, enabling them to build agile release trains, integrating central and local market resources, using the principles of standardisation and re-use to drive efficient and responsive delivery. The Retail and Web team delivers a set of programmes to support the transformation of the channels. They are our client's transformation programmes that create a truly world class Digital Sales & Service experience. The project will deliver fully joined up customer journeys as part of Digital IT strategy, transforming the experience across our client's web presence and thousands of stores globally.Key Responsibilities

  • Create, establish, and run an Agile Release Train for new or existing products.
  • Create, and manage, committed programme plans as well as delivery teams' detailed plans from PI planning
  • Manage the delivery from both internal and offshore delivery teams as a servant leader
  • Be the ultimate delivery owner and point of reference for status reporting for key Retail and Web products
  • Drive a strong collaborative approach with other functions within the organisation and key ART roles to drive effective plans
  • Managing and tracking all programme level risks, issues and dependencies
  • Coaching of leaders, teams and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
  • Drive continuous improvement across the ART; assess the agility level of the ART and facilitate improvement (E.g. help drive improvements in our DevOps approach and CI-CD toolchains).
  • Planning, preparing for and facilitating all relevant ART ceremonies (e.g. PI Planning)

Experience Needed

  • Proven track record of project / delivery / operation management within Agile framework
  • Experience of leading teams within Scaled Agile Framework
  • Strong communications, presentation, and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of running an Agile Release Train
  • Strong knowledge of Agile delivery principles
  • Experience in complex organizations with distributed responsibilities or with an international environment
  • Telecommunications/Technology background desired

Start Date ASAP

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  • Job Reference: 663280029-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent