Interim Head of Delivery Managers

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Ref
DM - AXW
Contact
Aaron Wallace
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Contract
The interim Head of Delivery Managers will be responsible for the matrix management of delivery managers and being a point of escalation of blockers that prohibit people being successful in the delivery manager role. Be an advocate for delivery management and agile and lean delivery techniques. Extensive experience of delivering digital services that meet user needs and be a role model.

They will be ensuring all people performing the role of delivery manager across the Organisation have the appropriate skills, as well as access to the right support, learning and development to perform the role of delivery management within agile teams delivering user focused services. They will be responsible for ensuring that the delivery manager community is active and brings measurable value to community members.

The Interim Head of role for Delivery Managers is focused on people development and growing the capability of delivery management across the Organisation. It is intended for someone who is a recognised expert in agile and lean practices, can nurture others to grow into great delivery managers and advocate for the role of delivery manager within a complex government organisation.


Skills and experience:

*A recognised expert in the field of agile delivery management and have experience of a wide range of agile and lean approaches and techniques
*Have experience of supporting, leading and growing teams of delivery managers in an agile environment, including building a community of practice
*Have great interpersonal skills and be able to build credibility and influence across a range of stakeholders or a range of seniority
*Be confidently able to communicate the value of the delivery management role to digital and non-digital stakeholders
*Be a skilled team leader and demonstrate servant leader qualities
*Be familiar with digital within the UK government and the GDS service standard
*Have demonstrable experience of performance and people management


LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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