Digital Delivery Manager - Government, Agile

Job Title: Digital Delivery Manager - Government, Agile
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Minster
Salary: £450 - £500 per day - OUTSIDE
Start Date: Nov 2017
Reference: JD%2FC%2F17174
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 19, 2017 17:48

Job Description

Our client designs, build sand supports joined-up services, making a real difference to millions people who use justice services. We have the opportunity to make their experience much easier and less distressing by ensuring they are designed around their needs and goals. 

Applying user-centred design and lean agile principles, we deliver the department’s highest priorities and tackle the most complex problems such as prison reform, rehabilitation and family separation.
We innovate, experiment, challenge, and iterate. We care about the way we work, how we treat each other, the quality of our services and we get the job done.

You’ll use an agile toolkit to get things done. This means that you’ll be empowered to work with teams and stakeholders to encourage collaboration, ensure smooth delivery, and contribute to communities of practice. You will deliver complex, high priority products and services via multi¬disciplinary, highly skilled teams.

You will do this by:

● creating great working environments
● building the right team
● making sure your teams understand their mission, vision and goals, and that these align across the organisation
● planning, communicating and visualising progress towards these goals
● managing and addressing risks, issues and dependencies
● managing the business planning, budget and headcount of your teams
● engaging with key stakeholders on delivery progress and challenges
● continually improving delivery methods and approaches to team working
● encouraging the teams to become self-organising and ensuring their continuous improvements

We welcome diversity within our team. We want our delivery people to reflect the society we serve. We are also looking for a broad range of skills. This might mean you’re a specialist coach or expert facilitator, or that you are a design thinker with a particular focus on teams and collaboration.

What we’re looking for

Lean Agile and Human Centred Design thinkers – a deep knowledge of Agile, Lean and Human Centred Design tools and techniques, with an ability to coach within and outside of their team. Understands the servant leadership role of the Delivery Manager and how to empower an Agile team to be self-organising and continuously improve. You know how to build a team with the right skills, personality and ability to meet the challenge at hand.

Effective communicators - able to break down organisational, technical and political boundaries. You are excellent at leading and communicating your delivery strategy and the product vision to diverse teams and stakeholders.

Experience of managing planning, budgets, data, risks and issues – you are experienced in short/long term planning within an Agile project, adept at dealing with change and uncertainty yet able to balance this with structure and direction. You have experience with various techniques and approaches and are able to manage risks and issues as well as plan and track budgets. You know how to gather and analyse data that will help you and your team continually inspect, adapt and improve.

CV Submission Deadline: 23/10/17 @15:00 GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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