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Delivery Manager - Agile / Scrum / Government

Job Title: Delivery Manager - Agile / Scrum / Government
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry:
ICT
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C/16868
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email: ellie.walker@gsatechsource.com
Job Published: January 08, 2020 14:08

Job Description

GSA Techsource are currently working with a Central Government organisation who are working on a new project and require an Agile Delivery Manager to join their team based in their London, with some remote working.

To be successful in this role you:
  • Work within an agile environment and host the agile ceremonies such as Planning, Stand-ups, Reviews and
    Retrospectives.
  • Have experience of Scrum and/or Kanban (experience or knowledge of both preferable)
  • Remove team impediments
  • Ensure continuous delivery by the team against the defined Product (as described in the backlog)
  • Be skilled in the use of Jira, assist with project budgeting
  • Work with the team to provide roadmap planning, high-level estimation and progress tracking
  • Define how the service will be implemented (rolled out) and what resources / tasks are required Providing guidance, mentoring and training in agile delivery across the team.
  • Manage one or more agile projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team.
  • Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning, iterating frequently.
  • Defining project needs and feeding these into the programme/portfolio process.
  • Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories.
  • Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team.
  • Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team. Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production).
  • Actively participating in the Delivery Manager community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice.

This role is inside IR35 and is for an initial 4 months – extension likely.



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