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Agile Delivery Manager

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Recruiter: Anglian Water
Listed on: 13th May
Location: Cambridgeshire / Hybrid
Salary/Rate: £55,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Agile Delivery Manager

Circa £55,000

Location Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire - Hybrid working

Full time, Permanent

Calling all Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, Agile Project Manager and Delivery Mangers!

Are you a pragmatic and outcome-focused person with a passion for helping teams deliver great software products?

Do you have the passion to make a change and support a business to achieve their objectives?

Do you want to become part of an organisation that is filled with experience and ideas and help it grow?

Then, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as our new Agile Delivery Manager.

We are currently looking for two Agile Delivery Managers within TIDE Service Ltd to look after the Product teams for our brands Geodesys and digdat.

Here at TIDE, we empower our team to solve problems - customer problems and business problems - in ways that our customers love, yet work for our business.

What will you be doing?

Using a servant leadership style, you will support the delivery of new products, client onboardings and new applications to the business and resolve issues using an agile mindset.

You will operate at a senior level by leading on a range of agile techniques, with the ability to coach within and outside of the team. This will include planning and facilitating Agile ceremonies applying best practices from Scrum and Kanban - or any other methodology that works for the team. You will make operational decisions with the team and the support of the Software Development Manager about ways of working and being integral in the estimation and forecasting to achieve business objectives. You will work under broad direction and have end-to-end delivery responsibilities.

As a natural leader and with your experience in Agile Coaching, you are responsible for maintaining delivery momentum and unblocking problems. You will guide the wider team through the different phases of product delivery while supporting effective budget management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Enabling product teams to effectively deliver on team goals and priorities - supporting the business strategy and objectives
  • Working closely with the Product Owner and Technical Lead in each team to understand and deliver value for our customers
  • Identify and remove bottlenecks and inefficiencies and create structures for the team to address them
  • Instil and uphold agile processes, help the team continuously deliver and grow.
  • Support the team and individuals through coaching, knowledge sharing, problem solving and facilitation
  • Create, maintain and iterate on processes and workflow to enable the most effective delivery
  • Track and communicate team metrics and progress - using data to measure impact and support decisions as well as budget planning
  • You will not be writing stories or managing the teams' backlog but you will work closely with the Product Owner to ensure the right direction and processes are in place to achieve the desired outcomes, in line with Strategy and Objectives and Key Results
  • Enable cross team collaboration
  • Input into delivery and team strategy to support the growth of the business
  • Play an active part in our community of "TIDE Agilists", sharing your skills knowledge and expertise

What will you bring?

  • As an inspirational leader with a strong agile mindset, you will foster innovation and collaboration to drive a determined journey towards business objectives. You will appreciate and understand that as a business and a team, we cannot stand still and have your "finger on the pulse" in terms of new processes and technologies to ensure we remain at the forefront of our industry.
  • You will have passion for change and people and support the teams in becoming the best versions of themselves
  • As our next Agile Delivery Manager, you will have obtained a First or Second level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSMI, CSP, PSMII) or similar (KMP1, PSK I, Kanban Management Professional) and have solid experience in Agile frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban. With an awareness of software development processes and procedures, you will have a proven track record of delivering products on time and to high standards.
  • Relevant experience of IS/IT, Software Development, Product Development, Project Management, Budget Management
  • Proven track record as an Agile Delivery Manager, Project Manager, Scrum Master, Agile Coach or Service Delivery Manager
  • An agile mindset and with emphasis on inspect and adapt
  • Experience with strategic frameworks such as Objectives and Key Results desirable

Tools we have to help you:

  • Atlassian Jira
  • Miro
  • Dot voting
  • Easy Retro
  • and anything else you think would help

What benefits do we offer?

TIDE Services is part of the Anglian Water Group, and comprises of three diverse and interesting brands - each operating in an ever-changing and challenging market. On joining TIDE, you will enjoy all the benefits of working for the Anglian Water Group. We believe your salary and bonus should be just the beginning of your reward package so there is nothing basic about the breadth and competitiveness of the benefits we offer.

  • Bonus scheme
  • Private health care
  • Highly competitive pension scheme
  • 26 days annual leave rising with length of service
  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
  • Flexible working
  • Plus lots more!

If this opportunity sounds like your next career step, please apply today!

Contact Name: Anglian Water
Reference: TJ/3186/R15561-1
Job ID: 3089085

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