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IT / Technical Delivery Manager

Job Title: IT / Technical Delivery Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Daily Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: LS/TechDelMan_1531826107
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email: leanne.summers@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

IT / Technical Delivery Manager - Contract - Berkshire.

A leading telecoms company is searching for an IT / Technical Delivery Manager to join their team in Berkshire on a contract basis. Candidates should have experience of delivering complex systems integration projects. The role will focus on a mix of system-to-system connectivity and software development.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Proven delivery experience within a complex IT environment with significant volume of change.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and articulate, with ability to solve complex problems.
  • Proven track record of building and managing excellent business-wide relationships at all levels or an organisation.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Proven ability to lead and coach multi-discipline, matrix technical delivery teams in collaborative and interactive methodologies.
  • Highly customer-focused approach.
  • Strong financial management and budgetary control.
  • Excellent written, presentation and communication skills.

Role:

  • To define, maintain and communicate each technical project plan that you are accountable for.
  • Report the progress of each project based on transparent KPIs.
  • Point of contact to engage and provide support to business and technical stakeholders of each project.
  • To work closely with key business owners/stakeholders, Business project managers and the IT delivery teams to ensure a high quality, on time project to agreed scope.
  • Ensure quality gate criteria is met at each gate, and where this is not met communicating the impact of this back to the relevant stakeholder.
  • Managing any conflicts/risks within the Project to ensure these do not impact the delivery of the project and ultimately the release.
  • To manage all elements of the end to end project process ensuring issues, risks and dependencies are managed appropriately.
  • Working with End-2-End Delivery and wider business to actively manage issues, risks and dependencies.
  • Capture learning and improvements as we progress through the Project that the Release Management team can apply to future projects within future releases.
  • Accountable for adhering to delivery governance.
  • Manage conflicts to ensure they do not impact delivery.
  • Continuous improvement of ways of working, to improve time, cost and quality delivery.

To apply, please send your CV to leanne.summers@projectpeople.com.

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