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Software Delivery Manager

Job Reference: 15950GB

Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Vacancy Posted: 29-11-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Hampshire, Winchester

Software Delivery Manager

Our client, who have become genuine front-runners within their industry in recent times, is looking for an experienced Software Delivery Manager to join their team based in Winchester, on a permanent basis. The Software Delivery Manager will manage the timely and high-quality delivery of software and supporting processes in accordance with agreed business objectives.

Software Delivery Manager – Key Skills:

* Industry experience of enterprise resource planning
* Experience of working in an organisation who utilises agile (scrum) or SAFe
* Industry and vocational experience of software development, business analysis and quality assurance
* Practical coaching experience
* Deep knowledge of software development, associated design and architectures and a direct background in software development.
* Experience of developing strategy with directors and board members would be advantageous
* Strong change governance methodologies
* Operational customer relationship management
* Deep knowledge of internet technologies, web design/deployment principles and hosting
* Insurance/Financial Services knowledge
* Strong planning methodologies and techniques

Software Delivery Manager – Responsibilities:

* To manage and own the delivery schedules for all platforms under their remit, including where used the "Agile Release Trains" (part of the SAFe framework)
* To manage and own the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) phase of new features across all platforms under their remit
* Acting as a central point of liaison between developers, project managers and clients as a conduit for efficient and effective delivery
* Owning the feature delivery lifecycle to production across all divisions where initiated as part of the delivery cycle, including production of release notes where appropriate
* Controlling release schedules and annual release planning, assisting with the management of delivery
* Ensure adequate supply of resource across multiple scrum delivery teams ensuring we have the best operational delivery capability
* Reviewing KPIs around resource utilisation and ensuring the teams are focussed on time, cost and quality demonstrating increasing productivity over time
* Maintaining a clear view of supply and pre-emptively managing supply issues across all areas within their remit
* Ensuring industry best practices are utilised throughout the developer disciplines for effective delivery and working closely with the central software delivery process team to achieve this
* Effectively works with development and infrastructure teams to ensure all software releases are effectively change managed against fit for purpose release schedules
* Working closely with the central software delivery process team to achieve, establish and operate the management and governance of the department / discipline
* Working with all other teams and departments to ensure the goal of delivery is not artificially impaired
* Ad hoc duties relating to successful software delivery as directed by the line manager

Software Delivery Manager – Benefits:

* Competitive salary depending on skills and experience
* Personal bonus opportunity
* Company pension
* Life assurance and critical illness cover
* Group income protection
* Private medical insurance
* Perkbox – An exclusive benefits platform offering a wide range of discounts and benefits
* Bike loan
* Free parking

Software Delivery Manager

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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