Delivery Manager - AGILE - Insurance/Pensions
Remote working / London
6 month Contract
£550 - £750 per day
A leading Insurance business based in the City of London, is looking for a Delivery Manager who has strong Agile experience to come in an work with the Change Delivery function to drive the organisation needs to deliver to meet strategic, business, operational and regulatory requirements. You will work with Product Owners, Delivery Managers and Business Analysts and SME's to form agile teams required to deliver the agreed products. You will be responsible for ensuring that the agile delivery squad is operating effectively, championing agile behaviours and ways of working and ensuring that the product is being delivered in line with the required agile standards.
The areas you will be working on will be to plan, forecast and estimate how the product road map will be delivered against its prioritised workload. You will need to drive the product road map and how the will achieve the businesses objectives both tactical and strategic goals. You will also facilitate the resolution of issues and work with the delivery team to maintain momentum and the project plan.
Worked on both Business and IT focused projects focused on Infrastructure to manage all phases of project delivery that will involve technical analysis and design, configuration and build, testing and training, and deployment and handover to IT operations functions. This project is focusing on new and enhanced IT infrastructure and applications working in an agile framework. You will also work with the product owner to develop budget and resource plans to deliver the change objectives for the products required. You will be responsible for maintaining the product artefacts, including risks & issues (RAID) logs, project budgets, resource plans and dependencies; and maintaining project records in relevant Portfolio Management systems.
The ideal candidate will need to be an experienced Insurance Delivery Manager who has strong Agile experience and has worked closely with Product Owners, SME's, Managers and Business Analysts delivering and driving roadmaps to the agreed business standards.
* STRONG Delivery Manager experience
* Insurance or financial services experience
* STRONG Agile - High level of knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks
* SAFE would be a bonus
* Strong stakeholder management skills