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.

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after an outstanding utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Look After My Bills is a leading automated energy savings service. The free service cuts customers’ gas and electricity bills without them having to do a thing. Customers sign up once and Look After My Bills seeks to get them the best deal they can from an energy supplier they trust with good customer service. When that deal ends they automatically switch customers on to another.

Our Platform Services business partner with third party brands so that they can offer savings opportunities to their customers. godemand is a cloud based SaaS platform that will allow any market-vertical, be it broadband, energy, insurance, rewards and more, to be introduced by a third-party website or app on-demand.

Being your authentic self at work is vital to success

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.

Benefits

GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
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Salary:

Up to £75,000 plus benefits and bonus

Location:

London / Remote working

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/10505/359

Closing date:

30th November 2020

Working hours:

37.5

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