Software Delivery / Programme Manager

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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
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Contact: Tim Wearing at 07792 824272 or apply directly using the form
quoting Job Reference No. 2604

Our client is a fast-moving tech business based in Manchester city centre. Due to exponential growth, the company is seeking a strong Delivery Manager who possesses exceptional project planning skills.

Reporting directly to the IT Director you will be the ‘go-to’ person for all management tasks on a number of key projects, with a focus on planning and scoping new projects to be delivered into the current development teams.

You will be pragmatic, forward-thinking and a driver, capable of working quickly and not fazed by a ‘super’ fast-paced business (Agile) which works to aggressive deadlines. You need to strike the balance between ‘over-engineering’ and throwing things together at the last minute!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and report on all key strategic projects and programmes
  • Scope out new initiatives by liaising with Business Stakeholders
  • Work closely with Business Stakeholders to ensure priorities are understood and expectations are set
  • Maintain the high-level product roadmap across the portfolio
  • Collaborate with Solution Architects to ensure the roadmap is understood and meets the business goals
  • Liaise with Business Analysts to ensure the programme priorities are identified and reflected in product planning, and high-level dependencies are managed
  • High-level planning based on sprint team velocity
  • Oversee and track workstream progress

Skills:

  • ‘Top-notch’ communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Outstanding application of Agile methods
  • Adaptive to change and a fast-paced environment
  • Managing requirement conflicts
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong documentation experience
  • Higher level scoping, with experience managing the objectives across the current Business Analysts and Development team

Essential experience will include:

  • 5 years solid proven track record of leading and delivering IT (primarily software) projects as a Project / Programme Manager
  • Solid SDLC experience
  • Strong ‘hands-on’ experience with requirements gathering
  • Experience working in an Agile environment / championing Agile methodology

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • On-site Gym
  • Flexible working
  • Health and well-being time
  • Pension

 

This role offers a unique opportunity for progression within one of Manchester’s most exciting and rapidly expanding businesses. Are you interested to know more? Give Tim Wearing a call on 07792 824272 or hit “Apply” to get in touch.

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