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Agile Delivery Manager
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Recruiter: Department for Education
Listed on: 4th December 2018
Location: Coventry
Salary/Rate: £48493 - £55912
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1610389
Contact Name: Department for Education

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About us

The Education and Skills Funding Agency is an executive agency of the Department for Education, committed to providing world-class education to everyone. We’re accountable for the funding of education and training, making sure that taxpayers’ money is spent wisely as we equip educators and learners to succeed. We’re leading the way in digital, too, building strategic services that will improve every aspect of education across the country. We change lives every day. And the Data Capture team plays a pivotal role, managing the data that guides our decisions, whilst the the National Careers Service is helping people make the right choices about their learning and careers.

The role

As an Agile Delivery Manager, you’ll ensure teams deliver projects and products using the right agile methodology, learning frequently and adapting iteratively. Setting up the agile environment, you’ll provide direction to teams, and define product roadmaps with Product Managers. You’ll lead planning, help to remove barriers, and ultimately take responsibility for meeting delivery milestones. Collaborating with delivery mangers in the wider team, you’ll also help to develop the job community, sharing ideas and best practice. And you’ll play a vital role in the digital transformation of our Government.

About you

If you’re excited about learning, software innovation and driving real transformation, you’ll fit right in. You’ll have proven experience in delivering digital and agile projects, including taking a Scrum master role. So you know how to juggle priorities to achieve great results. You’ll also be a proven communicator and team manager, an effective influencer in presentations, business cases or face to face.

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