• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed.co.uk
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 455889

Senior Delivery Manager

Reed.co.uk are looking for a Senior Delivery Manager to join their expanding team based in Holborn, Central London (work from home 3 days a week). 

 

Overview

Responsible for the end to end management and governance of Reed.co.uk’s substantive programmes of change across our strategic portfolio. You will have strong experience working within Agile and hybrid organisations, and have managed substantial portfolios of change.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing our robust, yet collaborative governance framework for implementation of both critical and business as usual initiatives.
  • Managing and facilitating others within the organisation to ensure a regular review of processes and deliverables.
  • Provide direction and leadership to cross-disciplined teams to deliver exceptional products and services 
  • Work with the Product Leads to set the vision and respective smart goals for the projects-defining how success will be measured
  • Partner closely with the Product teams to create unified plans that drive impact on key metrics, inspire teams, rally support and deliver against the project’s objectives and timelines
  • Continual collaboration with stakeholders (both internal and external) to identify, manage and resolve any dependencies, risks and issues throughout the life-cycle of the project
  • Diligently track and report to stakeholders on the health and finances of the project-articulating progress against the projects workstreams, highlighting key risks/issues/dependencies and their respective mitigation strategies
  • Facilitate planning and requirements gathering sessions with the various business areas, stakeholders and product teams
  • Facilitation of development estimation and prioritisation sessions, including the projection of team velocities based on historical data and team resourcing 
  • Collaborate with the relevant business areas and stakeholders to scope out new projects and initiatives – including the development of project, resourcing and communication plans and respective financial expenditures
  • Define the required ways of working processes to ensure successful delivery of the projects 

Skills and Experience 

  • Proven delivery and/or on-going management of digital products
  • Proven end-to-end delivery of web and mobile applications
  • 6+ years in the field of agile project management
  • Delivery of projects within an Agile development framework including Scrum & Kanban
  • Deep understanding of the full-development cycle-including, CI pipelines, automated testing and GIT workflows, feature sizing/estimation and team velocity reporting 
  • Experience in managing off-shore development teams and 3rd party suppliers
  • Line management experience
  • Experience in leading Creative/UX and strategically focused projects
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence  

Benefits

  • Flexible working as standard (including remote working options and flexible working hours)
  • 10% weekly personal development time
  • Regular hack days with rewards for prize winners
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible holiday scheme (buy, sell and carry over your holiday) 
  • Paid time off to move home 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Enhanced family leave benefits
  • Insurance benefits including life assurance
  • Love Mondays events 
  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers 
  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues
  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants and theatres right on the doorstep
  • These are just some of the great benefits we offer everyone working at Reed.co.uk!

 

Join Reed and help us achieve our purpose of improving lives through work.

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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