Agile Delivery Manager

Category: Project Management
City: London, England - London, United Kingdom
Position ID: J1119-1264
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Be part of something exciting! Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for working with high-profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world who will give you a direct stake in its success? If the answer is yes, then join us as an Agile Delivery Manager for one of the Top Employers in the UK.

We are growing or team of digital specialists, building and delivering user-centred services and solutions in partnership with our clients based in London and the South East of England.

From the moment you join CGI, you'll be playing a vital role in the services we deliver to our clients. We're working with key UK Government departments helping to provide the capability to transform public services. We need Agile Delivery Managers to lead multi disciplinary delivery teams on a variety of exciting, cutting-edge digital transformation projects. Contact us today to find out more about our digital transformation team opportunities.

Due to the nature of the work and environment you must already hold, or be eligible to hold, an appropriate level of UK Security Clearance to be considered.

Your future duties and responsibilities

As an Agile Delivery manager you will oversee all aspects of software development for one or more delivery teams. You’ll be responsible for planning, leading, organising, and motivating teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in line with programme standards. You will also be responsible for software delivery using Agile delivery methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business units.

In performing the role, you will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience of Agile delivery tools and techniques to fit large, complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level projects following Scaled Agile, Agile and hybrid frameworks with the appropriate level of planning and to provide the right balance of Agility, predictability and pragmatism.

Your background in delivering multiple successful projects will ensure that you are capable of managing and developing highly motivated and high performing teams where people are excited about the work they are undertaking.

This role will involve extensive interaction with users, customers, other product teams, senior stakeholders, management and third party sub-contractors, where applicable. Strong planning, analytical, organisational, and presentation skills are essential, combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to manage expectations and issues effectively and establish/maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.

As well as the technical aspects of the role you will also be expected to manage your delivery teams on a daily basis or as required; assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organisational resources to improve capacity for project work; ensuring team members track their time using the appropriate systems; and mentoring and developing team members.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

In your role as an Agile Delivery Manager you will need to demonstrate experience as a Delivery Manager or Scrum Master in a client facing team, successfully implementing software development projects using Agile methodologies, managing projects of large/medium size and complexity in a high-tech development environment with cross functional teams.

A key part of your role will be collaborating with the technical team members across Business Analysis, Development, QA and DevOps. You will require a sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to teams and to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues.
You will have solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as good knowledge of Agile principles and ways of working, practices and experience overseeing multi-function project teams. You should ideally have a track record of successful delivery of at least one large, complex Agile project and two medium-sized projects working as an integral part of the delivery team.

You will have the skills and ability to promote empowerment of the team, ensuring each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encouraging a sustainable pace with high levels of quality for the team.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.