Agile Delivery Manager

Comic Relief

Location London
Salary £40,000 - 45,000
Team Digital and Innovation
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 1st Nov 2019 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme
Free fruit

Candidate happiness

8.54 (8295)

Job Description

As an Agile Delivery Manager, you will facilitate the continuous delivery of value at Comic Relief. You will support cross-functional teams of product, data, design and engineering to ensure high-value outputs are consistently being delivered by the Digital & Innovation teams. You will be at the forefront of nurturing a culture of collaboration continuous improvement and learning throughout the organisation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Champion agile delivery methodology and help build understanding and capability across all teams.

  • Facilitate cross-functional groups to plan and deliver projects – identifying which methodology best fits the needs and style of the team.

  • Make sure projects are appropriately resourced with the skills and expertise to meet their needs.

  • Coordinate multiple workstreams to ensure there is a clear pipeline of work to be delivered next.

  • Identify and mitigate risk and blockers to successful delivery.

  • Manage, monitor and measure workflows to ensure value is delivered early and often.

  • Protect the team, put people before process and make sure energy is channelled into value.

  • Take a pragmatic approach to capability building, adapting to different business needs or styles.

Essential Education and Competencies:

  • Experience of championing agile delivery practice within an organisation.

  • Knowledge of Scrum, Kanban and lean methodologies coupled with a deep understanding of the principles of agile and the processes behind effective product delivery.

  • Skilled communicator – able to flex style between coach, adviser, manager and challenger.

  • Collaborative worker – able to work closely with leadership and other teams.

  • Effective relationship builder with strong stakeholder management skills.

  • Keen interest in coaching – ability to engage, motivate and deliver change to create an iterative and evidence driven mindset.

  • Curious and creative thinker – to create a learning organisation committed to continuous improvement and always striving to do things better.

  • Resilient – with the ability to stay the course to embed an agile culture.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Fri 1st Nov 2019

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 1st Nov 2019