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Agile Delivery Manager (Agile Delivery Lead/ Agile Project Manager)
Manchester

Job reference: 003668

Closing date: 15/02/2021

Salary: up to £50,000 per annum

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

N Brown are currently recruiting a Delivery Manager to join out IT division, working as part of a squad to enable successful delivery of a set of technology products / services or transformation within a complex technology portfolio.

As an Agile Delivery Manager, you’ll be a master of delivering complex digital projects, breaking down barriers for your squad and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen when needed! To succeed in this role, you will need strong stakeholder management and an understanding of Digital and Cloud technologies. We’re looking for proven success in digital delivery as well as knowledge of Agile, Lean and Waterfall methods with proven aptitude to employing these in a pragmatic way with teams.

You will share your knowledge with fellow Delivery Managers enabling them to reflect, learn and then apply this learning within their teams. Continually improving the ways of working and encouraging the team to be self-organising.

The Role of Delivery Manager here at N Brown:

  • Creating great Agile working environments to enable delivery of value early and incrementally
  • Facilitate daily squad stand-up meetings and other squad ceremonies, facilitating the planning and refinement meetings, retrospectives and ensure that user stories are translated into actionable tasks for team to work on during the current sprint
  • Working with squads to facilitate and enable effective delivery of change and service capability
  • Accountable for complex technology delivery involving multiple internal / external stakeholders, and drive the communication and visualisation of progress / transparency / visibility of technology delivery
  • Proactively manage part of the technology delivery portfolio and the cross functional internal / external coordination of work and dependencies
  • Ensure effective squad and cross squad co-ordination of work for successful delivery
  • Create transparency and predictability across your teams using appropriate tool and metrics including story mapping, roadmaps, sprint plans, burn down charts, cycle times, value stream maps and release plans
  • Handle conflicting priorities well, communicate clearly and understand how to drive a high level of focus and excellence with a strong, talented and opinionated team
  • Identify and remove impediments faced by the team by working with the delivery team and other stakeholders and proactively manage any risks/ delays in the commitments
  • Collaborate with Product Managers / Technical Leads / Developers and Testers to understand future demand and direction
  • Ensure appropriate documentation and reporting is in place to gain commitment and prioritisation


What’s in it for you?

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones.

As an IT Delivery Manager at N Brown will receive a competitive salary plus a pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, in addition to taking advantage of a holiday purchase scheme! You will benefit from our flexible working hours and fantastic location based in the heart of the northern quarter, Manchester. You will receive fantastic employee discount on our products, a discounted share purchase scheme. access to our Employee Assistance Programme and much more!

 

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