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Delivery Manager

Location: TX
Posted On: 01/20/2023
Requirement Code: 62400
Requirement Detail

Our client is seeking a Delivery Manager for a contract opportunity to assist their team in managing the delivery of a confidential project.  This role is responsible for managing the delivery process of assigned projects.  The Delivery Manager partners with the software development, business analyst and QA leads to successfully deliver projects on time and within budget. 

Responsibilities:

 

•         Lead the delivery of assigned projects following Agile best practices

•         Lead the overall project planning, budgeting and delivery process for assigned projects

•         Partner with the software development, business analysis and QA leads to plan projects and determine resource needs

•         Coordinate with the functional leads assigned to the projects to ensure that the team meets  milestones and resolve issues affecting the schedule

•         Lead scrum meetings with a cross-functional team to ensure that projects are on schedule

•         Recommend improvements to the delivery process to mature the Agile environment

•         Take ownership for learning the business and understanding how the assigned projects contribute to the overall success of the organization

•         Remove obstacles and manage risks

•         Escalate risks and issues to the management team and present options for resolution

•         Partner with the Business PMO to compile and deliver project metrics including current status, issues and risks to the technology and business leadership team

•         Coordinate IT governance processes in accordance with our change control procedures

•         Prepare and coordinate production deployment activities

 

Required skill sets:

 

•         Expertise in leading Agile projects including ability to run effective scrum meetings

•         Excellent communication and people skills. You must be comfortable leading conversations with the business and technology teams

•         Ability to lead by example and promote a teamwork

•         Strong partnership skills to build strong relationships with the delivery team and the product owners

•         Demonstrated desire to understand what the projects are delivering in addition to how the delivery process functions

•         Superior organizational and planning skills

•         Bachelors Degree in business or technology

 

Desired skill sets:

 

•         Ability to coach team members in Agile best practices

•         Agile Certification

•         Experience with delivering customer solutions in a Microsoft environment

•         Systems Integration experience (preferably Mulesoft)

•         Experience delivery projects and managing requirements utilizing Jira

•         Past experience as a developer or business analyst