Headline: A passion for managing and building a team? I am currently working on an opportunity for a Software Delivery Manager, to join a prestigious organisation based in Leicester. The company have gone through the largest IT investment bringing them from the dark ages, back into line with the industry standards and they are not stopping there. They are constantly striving on new ways that they can use IT to drive the company forward, and are improving the software project delivery using Agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban.
Location: They are based in Leicestershire and it is easily commutable from Tamworth, Nottingham, Coventry and Derbyshire.
Salary: up to 60k with benefits.
Ideal candidate: This is a people management based role and you will take full responsibility for a team of around 20 developers, as well as a few testers (these may be temporary or permanent and at all levels!!)
You will ideally have experience in a similar role allowing you to understand the technical challenges of software delivery and work with the software engineers to align the processes, standards and methodologies.
This is a crucial role to moving the business forward, and therefore you must have excellent communication skills as you will be offering support to the business analysts as well as project managers as they deliver against an agile maturity model.
As an individual you must have a passion to succeed and deliver projects within a busy environment, whilst dealing with the day to day demands.
The mentoring of individuals in your team and creating a productive buddying system will be the key to your success. Providing you with the opportunity to create a working environment that encourages the quick learning from mistakes, whilst having the drive to ensure that your team has fun whilst delivering targets.
You will also have an astute manner as a degree of diplomacy and tact will be required for bringing the business forward as you will need to deal with at times conflicting viewpoints.
If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in, please apply now or contact me for more details.
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