Senior Delivery Manager

The job in a nutshell

Do you have a technical background and experience of successfully coordinating the delivery and release of technology and business change projects? Are you driven to meet company goals whilst ensuring time, budget and quality requirement are met?

As a Senior Delivery Manager working within our B2B business area, you will communicate across organisational, technical and cross functional team boundaries whilst advocating and communicating what the team does to create trust and authenticity!

This role will provide an opportunity to have a real impact on the success of the business, being the sole person to manage the release schedule and delivery as well as directly impacting on our partners!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

You will come from an engineering or QA background in a B2B setting and will have a strong understanding of the software development life cycle as well as:

  • Experience working within project teams.
  • Experience of working on Agile projects.
  • Strong interface leadership skills with multiple external partners.
  • Online/digital/SAAS proven experience.
  • Experience of cloud based and specifically AWS terminology.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Release management experience with knowledge of automated versioned release cycle for serverless applications.

What you’ll be responsible for

Reporting into the Head of B2B Technology you will lead the delivery and release of initiative-related work, ensuring effective use of engineering resources. You’ll play a key part in the release management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the product eco system. Furthermore you will:

  • Lead the release documentation to be provided to business stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and Product Management to understand, deliver and release against proposition goals.
  • Manage stakeholders - both internal and external to ensure sprint delivery.
  • Remove impediments and blockers and helps resolve BAU problems.
  • Build, coordinate and prioritize work items through a Delivery Backlog.
  • Deliver according to Agile / Lean principles.
  • Ensure timescale, budgetary and quality standards are met.
  • Work in partnership with Lead Engineers to effectively deliver and release solutions.
  • Handle BAU issues and ensures efficient communication.
  • Be accountable for successful project delivery.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Liaises with project business owners, sales operations and group data team.
  • Liaises with technology teams and product managers.
  • Liaises with team managers to determine project resources.
  • Coordinates with stakeholders and other delivery managers within the wider group.
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Salary:

Up to £73,500 plus benefits and bonus

Location:

London / Remote working

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/10505/348

Closing date:

23rd October 2020

Working hours:

37.5

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