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Digital Delivery Manager Senior

Job Description

We're looking for a Digital Delivery Manager to work on an IT platform that enables communication and collaborative working across UK government departments and sensitive industry partners. 

This organisation uses some of the most innovative and exciting information security technology in the world, enabling users to work in far more efficient ways than any previous solutions have allowed. 

You will work within an established Delivery Management Team alongside user researchers, product managers, architects, engineers, testers and business engagement teams.  You must have demonstratable hands-on experience using Atlassian’s JIRA and Confluence tools to drive delivery as you will be required to use these from day one.

Your role:

  • Engage with our Product Managers and Technical Leads to understand their vision and roadmap for especially complex, high-risk or sensitive products and components.

  • Work with them to translate their roadmap into initiatives, epics and other deliverables that can be scheduled and delivered within agreed time, cost and quality constraints.

  • Define and manage the ways of working, iteration goals, and iteration meetings for your products and teams, identifying and resolving stakeholder, resource and cost issues as they arise.

  • Be responsible for gathering high and low level resource and cost estimates throughout the delivery life-cycle.

  • Negotiate and maintain up to date budgets and cost models and contribute to the outline business cases.

  • Be responsible for identifying, creating and reporting on the risks and dependencies associated with your products and components in their backlogs and at risk assurance meetings.

  • Work with colleagues across the organisation to gather the evidence required to get your products and components approved at our change management meetings and “fit for use” assessments.

  • Coordinate the onboarding of partners to your products as well as the resolution of business and technical issues which are not yet defined in a service wrap.

  • Support our continuous portfolio planning, estimation and prioritisation processes and attend regular portfolio level meetings.

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrate a strong track record of successful delivery management, across the full product/software delivery lifecycle delivering complex products/projects.

  • Evidence experience delivering solutions using agile tools and methods, including estimation, prioritisation, and managing risks and dependencies, i.e. through products like Jira and Confluence.

  • Proven experience of de facto project management methodologies and tools, including how and when to apply. Examples include Agile, Scrum and PRINCE2. 

  • It is essential to have qualifications and certifications in delivery management methodologies.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, and be a robust character with a strong determination to deliver quality outcomes and time and to budget.

  • You must be hold a current, active, SC (Security Check) clearance or above.