Senior Delivery Manager – Paris

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £90,000
  • Job Reference: R/045908

I am looking for a Senior/ Lead Delivery Manager to join a luxury goods conglomerate who are looking to expand their Software Development Team within their Digital department.

You will be joining a truly agile, cross-functional team of technology experts working on digital offerings across the group’s 70+ luxury brands.

Working as a part of a distributed team that is closely aligned with the business, this is an opportunity to work with their product owners and users and make a real difference in next generation luxury retail. Their attitude and infrastructure setup allows them to deliver value every iteration, enabling an immediate, positive contribution to the day-to-day activities of end-users.

Their recent successes and increasing demand for engagement means they are looking for an excellent, fast-learning and flexible delivery manager, passionate about leadership, agile and software as a craft, who would like to continue to develop their skills. You will receive the support of inspiring and highly skilled colleagues and have space to grow professionally in environments that foster lifelong learning and give space to experiment with the latest technologies, frameworks and methodologies.

If you are looking to work with like-minded, highly-talented teams of developers, designers and product managers in one of the best software development teams around, get in touch today.

Day to day responsibilities:

” You will enable the team to deliver new features and to support the platform or applications, using the appropriate agile methodology, learning & improving frequently

” You will lead a multidisciplinary team, helping all team members to grow their careers within the company

” Working with the Product Owner, you will help to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories

” You will match the deliverables of the roadmap and what needs to be achieved against the capacity and capability of the team

” You will ensure that the team build solutions to an appropriate level of quality

” You will actively participate in the Delivery Manager community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in new ways-of-working from outside the company

” As a result, you are ultimately accountable for optimal delivery timings and cost.

Key Skills

” Servant leadership, ability to earn respect from your team and a willingness to get your hands dirty in order to get the job done

” Facilitating meetings and team discussions, involving the whole team in group-based decision making

” Empowering teams to become self organising

” Clear, consistent communication

” Ensuring that agile concepts and principles are adhered to, while also being a voice of reason and authority

” Showing great situational awareness, being the first to notice issues and opportunities, and then being able to exploit these to the team’s advantage

” Fostering a climate of continuous improvement, both for yourself and your team members, and always looking for ways to improve processes and people

” Resolving conflicts as they arise and facilitating discussions into alternative approaches

” Fostering a climate of transparency and openness, to grow and maintain trust in the team and wider business

” Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities. Not to fear failure and to learn fast.

” Friendly, enthusiastic and with a good sense of humour

Essential Experience:

” Experience in translating technology and business strategies into deliverable action plans

” Fluent in both English & French

” Experience in facilitating the delivery of high quality software solutions through teams

” Experience in directly line managing team(s)

” Broad range of experience gained across software delivery (Testing, Business Analysis, User Experience, Digital Design, Development, Project Management)

” Experience of introducing, coaching and delivering value from agile methodologies

” Experience of building release plans and roadmaps

Reports to Head of Software Development

Location:

Flexible, but ideally Paris, France

To Apply:

Please send us me up-to-date CV, details of any technical community contributions and a note explaining why you feel you are suited to the role // [email protected]

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