Senior Delivery Manager - Platform Engineering
The Very Group
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
4d ago

About the role

As a Senior Delivery Manager, you will be accountable for the effective delivery of complex, high-risk products and services within the Platform Engineering Tribe.

You will be accountable for the development team's output and are the main point of escalation. As a Senior Delivery Manager, you will work hand in hand with the Technical Product Owners, Tech Leads and Platform Engineers to influence and define a path to meet our goals.

At this level, you will be expected to :

  • Have strong communication skills and engage senior stakeholders
  • The ability to coach and mentor other delivery managers
  • What you’ll bring

  • Being an expert within the Agile delivery with hands on experience of running Agile Squads.
  • An understanding of Commercial Management & able to negotiate & manage contracted suppliers
  • Have strong communication skills and engage senior stakeholders
  • Experience of working in multiple parts of the product life cycle & able to work with other agile delivery operations throughout the product life cycle.
  • Experience of optimising the delivery flow of teams & the ability to assess and understand complicated risks, issues and dependencies including where ownership exists outside the team or no clear ownership exists.
  • Experience leading a continual planning process in a very complex environment. You can plan beyond product delivery. You can identify dependencies in plans across services and coordinate delivery.
  • Experience in identifying problems or issues in the team dynamic and the ability to rectify them. You can pull out issues through agile health-checks with the team and provoke the right responses.
  • Some of our benefits

  • Flexible, hybrid working model
  • £1000 Flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk
  • Matched pension up to 6%
  • More benefits can be found on our career site
  • How to apply

    Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

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