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Consulting Agile Delivery Lead / Project Manager

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Consulting Agile Delivery Lead / Project Manager

Oscar Technology have been instructed by leading Agile Consultancy to help them secure an Agile Delivery Lead. The Agile Delivery Lead will join an organisation that builds scalable software applications for a mixture of 3rd party clients, plus takes on engagements such as implementing Agile-best practice in terms of delivery & development processes.

The position will see the Delivery Lead managing Scrum teams that could be developing applications in any object orientated language, often from their Manchester City Centre location, but occasionally embedded within a clients offices, but usually in the local area.

The Delivery Lead is expected to have a good technical understand of highly-transactional applications or scalable applications, be passionate about Agile delivery practices and has combined experience of project delivery in a mature Agile environment using Scrum & Kanban methodologies.

The ideal candidate will have served as an Agile Delivery Lead, Scrum Master or as an Agile Project Manager and will be passionate about scaling agile into enterprise organisations

Required

  • Extensive of leading & coaching staff, enabling growth
  • Evidence of technology background especially in Software Development
  • Hands on experience in an Agile (Scrum & Kanban) & LEAN environment
  • Experience of working with teams of highly technical Developers, Testers, DevOps, Product Owners
  • A focus on continuous improvement, looking for ways to improve effectiveness through people, processes, innovative thinking and thought leadership
  • Strong core change management process knowledge including a demonstrable track record of delivery using LEAN and Agile methods.
  • Good working knowledge of all stages of the delivery lifecycle
  • Proven ability to manage change within given budgets and timelines and to a high level of quality.
  • Demonstrable experience of change delivery governance processes.
  • Strong risk, issues and dependencies management experience.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communications skills - demonstrable experience of dealing with business and IT stakeholders at a senior level. Able to communicate ideas clearly (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrable significant experience of problem solving.
  • Well-developed negotiating and influencing skills, including at a senior management level.
  • Confidence to challenge assumptions and requirements in the pursuit of appropriate solutions.
  • Excellent personal prioritization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and with minimal senior management direction - must be able to own change and drive through to successful conclusion.
  • Strong working knowledge of testing and other quality assurance processes.
  • Workshop Facilitation experience.
  • Good presentation skills

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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