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Delivery Manager - Technology Team

Cornucopia IT Resourcing Ltd

Posted on Jul 17, 2022 by Cornucopia IT Resourcing Ltd

Dublin, Ireland
IT
Immediate Start
€350 - €375 Daily
Contract/Project

Delivery Manager - Outside IR35 - Based in Dublin - €350/375 - Long Term Contract

Cornucopia has partnered with an industry-leading software company with headquarters located in Dublin and remote teams in UK and Europe. Our team members are typically located within 2-hour time zone for better collaboration.

Established in 2013, we specialise in digital transformation including agile software development, DevOps, automation, databases, and cloud consulting. This client are an AWS registered partner.

Must haves:

  • Excellent knowledge and proven experience of working with IT Software Development Lifecycle methodologies including Agile
  • Experience of leading significant projects involving migration from Data Centres to Cloud based platforms
  • Excellent communication skills, with a strong ability to effectively influence stakeholders

Key responsibilities & duties include:

  • Identify the key internal stakeholder groups and build successful working relationships to ensure your team presents a unified interface to the wider Technology community
  • Manage internal communication such that Delivery team and internal stakeholders are provided with regular status on your team's activities
  • Acting as the internal point of escalation for all items that pertain to your team's activities within Technology
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders within the organisation and cultivate successful relationships with stakeholders
  • Ensure that project achieves financial KPIs in line with agreed project targets
  • Forecast accuracy for both firm and pipeline project costs
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to your team to achieve these KPIs
  • Establish and implement strong governance across the project
  • Manage internal communication, ensuring all internal stakeholders are informed and consulted as appropriate on items of relevance through the life cycle of the project
  • Ensure best practice around risk management, reporting and communication

Key competencies & skills required:

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification with a strong technical focus
  • Possess at least 10+ years of professional experience, with a minimum of 8 years in project or programme management
  • Experience in working with third party suppliers in the delivery of business or IT change initiatives - including working with remote and co-located teams and vendors
  • Advanced level of proficiency in use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience of implementing infrastructure and/or Database and software projects
  • Experience leading projects based on Legacy technologies
  • A strong understanding of best practises, tools and techniques for project and programme management
  • Ability to understand the technical challenges and be able to communicate them to a technical and a non-technical audience
  • A strong sense of ownership for project deliveries
  • Acute understanding and ability to demonstrate expertise in Quality Management, Project Planning, Risk & Change management
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills with proven ability to maintain relationships with stakeholders and to influence stakeholders in support of project delivery
  • An effective team manager who is highly motivated, driven, pragmatic and completely focused on project delivery
  • Ability to fulfil the servant leader role, recognise future blockers/risks
  • Strong listening, analytical, problem solving with close attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate conflict resolution skills
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Eligible to live and work in the EU
  • Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport
  • Able to pass a strict airport security vetting procedure which includes a 5-year background check or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in

Reference: 1671425938

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