Technical Delivery Manager
Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow, is currently looking to recruit a Technical Delivery Manager for an initial 6 month contract with potential to extend on a rate of £500/day (Outside IR35). This role will be based onsite in Glasgow.
 
Responsibilities:
 
– As a Delivery Manager you will be working with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex digital projects, breaking down barriers for the team, and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen when needed. Specifically, to work across our Security and Platform functions, with ability to follow technical conversations and support the teams in planning and prioritising accordingly.
– Respectfully hold the Team, Product Owner and Stakeholders accountable for their commitments
– Continually work with the Team and wider delivery community to find and implement improvements
– Accountable for the performance of the team.
– Build and maintain teams, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well
– Identify obstacles and help the team to overcome them
– Focus the team on what is most important to the delivery of products and services
– Encourage and facilitate continuous improvement of the delivery team


Essential Skills:
 
– Agile and Lean practices. You can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use. You can recognise when something does not work and encourage a mindset of experimentation. You can adapt and reflect, be resilient and have the ability to see outside of the process. You can use a blended approach depending on the context. You can measure and evaluate outcomes. You know how to help teams to manage and visualise outcomes.
– Commercial management. You can act as the point of contact for contracted suppliers. You understand appropriate internal contacts and processes within a government department. You know how and when third parties should be brought into digital, data and technology (DDaT) projects.
– Communication skills. You can listen to the needs of technical and business stakeholders and interpret them. You can manage stakeholders’ expectations and be flexible. You are capable of proactive and reactive communication. You can facilitate difficult discussions within the team or with diverse senior internal and external stakeholders.
– Financial management. You know how to balance cost versus value. You can consider the impact of user needs. You can report on financial delivery. You can monitor cost and budget; you know how and when to escalate issues.
– Maintaining delivery momentum. You can facilitate the delivery flow of a team, managing the pace and tempo. You can actively address internal and external risks, issues and dependencies including where ownership exists outside the team.
– Planning. You understand the environment and can prioritise the most important or highest value tasks. You can use data to inform planning. You can manage complex internal and external dependencies. You can provide delivery confidence. You can remove blockers or impediments that affect plans and can develop a plan for difficult situations. You ensure that teams plan appropriately for their own capacity.
– Team dynamics and collaboration. You know how to bring people together to form a motivated team. You can help to create the right environment for a team to work in and can empower them to deliver. You can recognise and deal with issues. You can facilitate the best team make-up depending on the situation.
– Technical Proficiency. You have demonstrable experience of Delivery Management within technically focused projects, can follow technical discussions and pull out risks, issues, impediments and dependencies and articulate them in an understandable manner to senior stakeholders.
– Delivery Ceremonies. You have experience in setting up, facilitating and managing delivery ceremonies within a technical space. You further have experience of various project management techniques i.e. Scrum and KANBAN.
 
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

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Technical Delivery Manager
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, Scotland
£500 per day -
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