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Delivery Manager

CV-Library

Posted on Oct 19, 2021 by CV-Library

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£50k - £55k Annual
Full-Time
This is a great opportunity for a robust Delivery Manager to join the Change Management function at StepChange Debt Charity in Leeds. With strong leadership skills you will enable the delivery team to succeed, helping the team to self-organise and creating a culture of learning and transparency. You will lead and line manage a self-contained cross-functional delivery team ensuring the successful and regular delivery of quality software into production, meeting the charity's requirements via a continually evolving and prioritised product backlog. You will be responsible for all aspects of software delivery.

What you will be doing

Manage and lead a cross functional team of professionals focused on delivering a combination of strategic development from Projects, small change, live incident fixes and problem resolution
Partner with Product Owner and Project Manager (where one is required) focusing on delivering business value and balancing technical debt
Ensure that the charity's agreed Change Management Framework (CMF) is followed to optimise delivery
Ensure relevant agile tools and techniques that could be beneficial are implemented
Highlight dysfunction, risk and waste throughout the overall delivery pipeline and seek to implement improvements
Act as a key escalation point for the team to provide advice and guidance on technical difficulties that arise
Work collaboratively with colleague Delivery Managers ensuring consistent implementation of the charity's CMF, review and improve processes, measuring success and identifying single points of failure
Work closely with the Senior Delivery Manager and other senior leaders in Technology Services to determine and implement the IT roadmap
Be an ambassador throughout Technology Services and wider charity for the importance of information security being the responsibility of all colleagues
Discharge all responsibilities assigned and perform all tasks, duties and responsibilities with due care and diligence as required by the charity and in doing so have full regard of the FCA
What we want from you

Proven experience using agile methodologies
Knowledge of suitable tools and techniques to enable a delivery team to deliver measurable value
Experience recruiting and building a winning team
Previous line management experience, ideally of a multi-disciplinary team
Good understanding of software development methodologies
Experience in the delivery of large scale or complex change
Experience of creating a culture of continuous improvement
Experience of working as a scrum master with certification being desirable
Strong and proven leadership and facilitation skills
Works effectively under pressure and 'at pace'.
Adaptable and resilient to change
What we offer you

24 days annual leave (this increases by one day per year up to a maximum of 29), plus bank holidays
Hybrid work - the ability to work from home and from our new offices
An individually tailored personal development plan and ongoing training
The opportunity to buy and sell annual leave
Use of a Charity laptop and headset for working from home
Travel season ticket loans
Discounted car parking
Cycle-to-work scheme
Group personal pension scheme
Westfield Health cash plan
Employee assistance programme
Financial planning
Long service awards
Free tea and coffee in the office
About us:

StepChange are the UK's largest and most comprehensive provider of free debt advice. Hundreds of thousands of people come to us for help every year. Some are at crisis point and many don't see a way out. We help them to find a way out of their debt problems. We don't judge people; we provide the support, guidance and solutions that are needed. Whatever the situation we'll look for practical solutions that make our clients' lives better

Reference: 214945168

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