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Senior Delivery Manager

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Recruiter: Devon County Council
Listed on: 12th January
Location: Devon County Hall, Exeter EX2 4QD
Salary Notes: £43,857 - £47,841
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Excellent digital services are at the heart of Devon County Council's work to make life better for people across Devon.

Local government is changing faster than ever and needs people with digital skills. In return we offer a supportive and highly flexible working environment. You will be encouraged to think creatively and drive improvement. Our benefits include competitive salaries, flexible working including working from home, an attractive pension scheme, a staff discount scheme, and a minimum 20 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).  You'll also be able to enjoy living and working in the South West with great access to countryside and coast.

If you have a background using agile methods to deliver digital products and have the experience required to take a lead role within a fast-growing team, then we'd like to hear from you. You will need to be able to demonstrate a track record of driving quality and timely delivery across the full software development life cycle. You'll also need to have a strong desire to understand and respond to the needs of users through your work.

This is an exceptional opportunity to help the organisation deliver fantastic services that make things easier for the people of Devon at a time of rapid digital transformation across local government

The role

The Senior Delivery Manager will be responsible for timely delivery of high-quality, user-centred digital services by developers using a low code platform.

You'll be responsible for collaborating with business customers and will lead the use of Agile Methods to plan and manage software development projects, ensuring the delivery team are driving quality throughout development, testing, deployment and continuing support.

About you

You'll have considerable experience of project managing the delivery of software applications utilising Agile Methodologies, defining related processes and coaching others.

You'll prefer working in a dynamic, fast-moving environment, and will have experience of successfully delivering multiple concurrent complex projects.

You'll apply logical thinking to the preparation of user stories and to testing, but will be equally comfortable running product demos and agile ceremonies as part of development sprints.

For more information please visit our Working for Devon website by clicking the APPLY button.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.

For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.

Closing date: 08/02/21


Contact Name: Kieron Kilbride
Reference: TJ/6868/71417
Job ID: 2887010

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