Software Delivery Manager Software Delivery Manager …

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in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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£100000 - £130000 / Yearly + Benefits
Non-disclosed
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
£100000 - £130000 / Yearly + Benefits
Our client are a Consultancy with an agreement to provide services to an end client in the Financial Services Industry. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working on-site and acting as a liaison between client and employer, as well as a collaborative style and focus on customer satisfaction.

About The Role

We are currently looking for a Software Delivery Manager to join our growing consulting function. In this role you will be instrumental in setting the tone for the working environment by being a strong role model, demonstrating great people leadership experience, technical nous and commercial acumen. You will be working alongside highly collaborative, forward thinking technologists who enjoy working in an environment that values continuous learning and getting results.

  • Working closely with the CTO, Delivery Teams and CEO, you will be responsible for the delivery of complex IT projects for clients predominantly in the energy trading sector.
  • The role is very people-centric; you must have excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to liaise effectively across all level of stakeholders to ensure that projects are being smoothly delivered.
  • You will demonstrate your credibility in dealing with our clients through your technical experience and up to date knowledge of the modern frameworks, enterprise development patterns and tools/techniques currently in use.
  • You have a strong background in complex engineering projects building bespoke software solutions rather than BAU platform maintenance or vendor management.
  • You may not be hands-on right now however it's highly likely you have come from a development position within recent years and still retain a keen interest in software development (eg keeping abreast of latest technology trends, attending meet-ups)

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing all aspects of bespoke software development; responsibilities will include planning, leading, organising and motivating small agile teams to achieve high level of performance.
  • Delivery management of one or more projects, with a team of consultants potentially operating across multiple sites, most of which are in London (pre pandemic).
  • Commercial activity eg workshops, running proof of concepts and pre-sales meetings.
  • You will work closely within the management team to resolve issues and will act as escalation point for your project teams and your clients.
  • Ensuring clients are billed accurately against resource plans.

Requirements

  • You are a confident communicator with excellent influencing and negotiating skills, comfortable working with senior stakeholders to resolve problems as they emerge and ensure successful project outcomes. Ideally, you will have experience working in a professional services environment working on high value, complex engagements with tight deadlines.
  • Working exposure/experience with one or more of Energy Trading, Market Data, Investment Banking or FinTech industries is essential. You will have experience building and running enterprise platforms.
  • Track record of successfully delivering bespoke software development solutions (both greenfield and brownfield) using pragmatic application of agile development methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models and multiple agile development principles and practices. Examples including Scrum, Kanban, Nexus, SAFe, LESS and DSDM. This is backed up by a strong academic record, typically achieving 2.1 or above in Computer Science at degree and/or post graduate studies.
  • You are client focused, positive, creative and driven to work collaboratively to find the right technology solution for our client's business.
  • You are continuously learning and demonstrate curiosity and interest in your work. This is a fast paced, constantly evolving technology market and you have a keen interest in the application of software and data technologies to solve significant business problems for large enterprises.
  • Excellent people leadership skills- you have proven experience in hiring strong technical talent, motivating people and creating healthy, productive and ethical teams.

Benefits

A competitive salary, personal and company bonus, life assurance, pension, income protection and 25 days holidays.

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