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Agile Delivery Manager

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Listed on: 19th May
Location: Warrington
Type: Permanent
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Job Title: Agile Delivery Manager

Location: Warrington - Hybrid Remote working

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full time

ORCHA are one of the UK's fastest growing Digital Health organisations. We operate the world's largest digital health assessment platform and library and have a suite of exciting products and services that are all geared towards getting more people using and benefiting from great health and care related Apps.

Digital healthcare holds the power to revolutionize how we treat patients. But this revolution comes with risk. Right now, there are over 350,000 health apps out there and only 20% meet safety standards. It's an issue that needs action, and with action comes innovation.

This is where ORCHA comes in. ORCHA exists to make digital healthcare healthy.

Our industry-leading technology helps national bodies, healthcare providers, professionals on the frontline and digital innovators, develop, accredit and activate the best digital healthcare apps.

Putting the transformative power of digital healthcare into the hands of patients, safely.

It's fair to say we are passionate about health apps. Digital health is rapidly emerging as the major new frontier in healthcare delivery globally and we are at the forefront of this fast moving and exhilarating environment.

What is an Agile Delivery Lead?

The ideal candidate will have a background in on-time, structured delivery, with all the experience required to be a trusted delivery professional. More importantly, they will also be a converted agile expert and coach.

At ORCHA, we're agile evangelists, but that doesn't fly in the face of fix date delivery for some of our clients' needs. The ideal candidate will understand how to shape delivery practices that benefit from the fullest of agile approaches, working with Tech Leads, Product Leads and stakeholders. But they will also understand how to achieve the pace and discipline required in a growing, fast paced company where timing matters.

Their background might be a wealth of experience in waterfall projects with evidenced deliveries where they were the driver for hitting the deadlines - which shifted over to more recent agile experience, with all it's powerful advantages, but not losing touch with how dates are achieved without skipping on quality and the fit of the solution to the users' needs.

We want to find someone who is super organised and yet agile in mindset and gets the importance of both.

What do you need to be successful for the role?

   Expertise in Agile Delivery and Coaching across a number of teams/companies where you have owned delivery as a discipline and shaped its success.
   End to end experience in an Agile Delivery Lead or Head of Delivery role. You will be experienced enough to know that agile can deliver to fixed dates as much as to ongoing incremental innovation and have experience of both.
   Experience as the owner of the delivery discipline with strong evidence for shaping the mindset/practices/processes of a digital team to deliver value continuously at pace.
   Great stakeholder management experience and style.
   Experience working with Product Managers to help shape their roadmap for the delivery elements and linking that to wider business stakeholders roles within your plans.
   Agile Coaching experience to guide teams on their journey to Continuously Improve. This might start by changing some of the basics that are currently in place.

ScrumMaster experience across a number of teams. We have 3 teams, with 4-5 devs in each. Currently Tech Leads and QA Leads carry the ScrumMaster role, we need you to come and role your sleeves up to lead by example, leaving behind self-organising teams, but being able to spread yourself across teams to unblock the hardest of blockers, but giving them the tools to unblock themselves where possible.

What we offer:

We offer fun, fast paced and challenge in equal measure and we demand a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment in return.

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance and Healthcare Cashplan - coming soon!
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Company laptop and home working set up
  • Personalised career path ladders to ensure a fulfilling career.

Our Culture:

  • We are still young but growing fast and you have the chance to be our first copywriter, changing the experience and impression of our product with health care professionals across the world
  • Expanding across the world, you will be able to join us for what we know will be a fantastic journey

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; IT Project Lead, Senior IT Project Coordinator, IT Project Controller may be considered for this role.