Senior Delivery Lead

6point6

London

Full time

Sep 7

As part of the Delivery team, you will be responsible for ensuring the success of our deliveries through diligent and thoughtful execution and regular consultation with our clients and leadership team. The Delivery Lead fuses the responsibilities associated with scrum masters and agile-minded project managers with some of the responsibilities associated with a Client Engagement Manager. The role is based in London, it is flexible and may require some travel to the client sites.


Key Responsibilities Will Involve


Client Engagement

  • Responsible for the delivery of 6point6 services, ensuring client expectations are met
  • Ensure trusted partnerships are established quickly in order to always act in the best interests of our clients
  • Collaborate with the Sector Director and Engagement Lead to fully understand client expectations and to help shape our commitments
  • Ensure a smooth and consistent delivery approach throughout, in line with 6point6 Delivery principles and practices as outlined in the 6point6 way
  • Ensure all project / service decisions are aligned with our wider commitments to the client
  • Be an escalation point for any scope requests / adjustments
  • Be a servant leader, helping to build strong and high-performance teams
  • Cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders

Delivery

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements and track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Facilitate release and sprint planning, daily scrum, backlog grooming and retrospective ceremonies
  • Create data-driven dashboards to highlight team performance and proactively identify opportunities for adjustment and improvement – e.g. story points delivered, estimation variance and sprint velocity
  • Develop and manage a detailed backlog / project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates to various stakeholders about strategy and progress
  • Maintain a comprehensive RAID log and provide regular reports on unblocking impediments and mitigating issues and risks
  • Ensure best practice are in place in line with 6Point6 standards
  • Support the continuous improvement of delivery and account management practice
  • Collaborate with 6point6 Delivery Practice on forecasts, client business development, RFP responses, and development of financial models to ensure engagement profitability
  • Assist in business development activities, proposals, bid writing and pre-sales
  • Participate in the recruitment and on-boarding of new staff

Requirements


Essential skills

  • 7 years’ experience of project management or similar experience
  • Experience in leading highly motivated, cross functional, multi-disciplinary engineering and creative teams
  • Excellent communicator – able to manage expectations during difficult times, able to contribute to the generation of pre-sales / marketing materials
  • Pragmatism in delivery at all times – know when to use or blend agile and waterfall framework
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management experience, preferably with an established Consulting / Service organisation
  • Experience in and with the full software development lifecycle
  • Experience embedding and implementing agile delivery techniques
  • Must be able to deconstruct complex business needs into clear and simple playable user stories, with agreed acceptance criteria
  • Must be able to manage a backlog and run regular shaping exercises with business and technical contributors
  • Understanding of the traditional waterfall delivery process, specifically where it adds value and where it has limitations
  • Experience working in Large ITIL driven enterprise organisations
  • Familiarity or working knowledge of uk Digital Service Standards and the GDS service design manual

Desirable

  • Certified ITIL professional
  • Prince II certified
  • SAFe Agile certified

Benefits


At 6point6, we offer a fantastic compensation package which is well above industry standards with a host of other benefits including company pension, laptop, cycle to work scheme, private medical and dental insurance and a generous holiday allowance.


You will be working and learning from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the technology industry. Our architects, engineers, and delivery professionals are helping the world’s largest organisations to build their strategies, next-generation architectures and solutions.

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