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Senior Technology Delivery Manager

Job Description

Technical Delivery Manager required to work on large programmes with experience of product-centric agile delivery. 

  • Translating multiple delivery plans into a holistic view of delivery, considering the people and skills required for each delivery team and using delivery data to set milestones based on forecasts where possible
  • Delivering in line with the capacity and availability of the delivery teams, leveraging frameworks to find the right suppliers when necessary, and budgeting effectively for resourcing needs
  • Effectively managing risks, issues, and dependencies, acting on delivery data and adapting ways of working to mitigate risks
  • Forming a partnership with Product Managers to effectively influence relevant senior stakeholders, translating technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Assessing the effectiveness across multiple delivery teams, engaging and motivating teams in different ways depending on their needs, and facilitating collaboration across delivery teams when required
  • Using feedback loops, data analysis, and small experiments to iteratively improve the product, service, and ways of working within the delivery team

Experience / Knowledge:
  • Creating and maintaining delivery plans that highlight forecasts/estimates and confidence levels
  • Using experience of technology delivery and technical practices to help translate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Using your well-developed people skills to set individuals up for success and help create an effective team environment
  • Using previous experience, expertise, and current metrics to identify, understand, and improve team delivery performance
  • Applying appropriate techniques taken from different methodologies to effectively deliver successfully within a given context
  • Managing budgets and commercial supplier relationships
  • Understanding what good governance looks like and how to implement improvements
  • Acting as the Delivery Manager for one or more delivery teams through a complete delivery lifecycle (prepare, deliver, improve)

Skills required:
  • Technical Delivery Manager on large programmes
  • Product centric agile delivery
  • Ownership of workstreams
  • Overseeing of agile teams
  • Problem ownership
  • Managing risks and problems
  • Experience in large delivery programmes
  • Public sector background

  • Experience of working within Law Enforcement or similar area
  • Certifications in two or more delivery methods (e.g. Scrum, Lean Kanban, SAFe, Prince)