Senior Agile Delivery Manager BPDTS Ltd

Leeds

Reference 159.19
Location Leeds
Salary Up to £66,376
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

Our flexible benefits package includes employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more.

Closing date 18 November 2019

Job description

Do you want to be part of something really big?

We are looking for Senior Agile Delivery Managers to work with us on one of the largest transformation programmes in Europe, providing digital services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services, with the power to make a difference to lives of 22 million UK citizens. In BPDTS Ltd our fast growing team of digital experts is driving that change.

The role

Agile Delivery is about delivering the right outcomes for our users through our product development. We work with, guide and coach cross-functional teams using agile principle. We work in a challenging and complex domain, developing products and services that touch millions of lives, while also building the foundation for future ways of working across all of government.

As a Senior Agile Delivery Manager you will be accountable for the effective delivery of complex, high risk digital products and services often delivered by multiple teams using agile techniques. You will build and maintain these teams. You are accountable for the performance of these teams and also for the performance of other Agile Delivery Managers.

You will have a good understanding of Digital strategy, solutions architecture, software engineering, business operational process design, non-digital artefact design (e.g. paper forms), user research, user experience design and aspects of policy development that allows you to dynamically manage complex delivery across multiple teams at task and theme level.

You will also have an understanding of waterfall methodologies and the importance of working within governance frameworks as part of spending public funds responsibly.

You will be an experienced leader of advanced agile/lean techniques and will be tasked with ensuring delivery teams and Agile Delivery Managers are empowered to self-organise effectively.

You will form an important part of the Delivery Management Community of Practice, contributing ideas and thoughts to the group to enrich the standard of the service provision, whilst displaying the BPDTS behaviours and promoting BPDTS Value.

What are we looking for?

PLANNING, TEAM DYNAMICS AND COLLABORATION

AGILE AND LEAN PRACTICES, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND MAKING THE PROCESS WORK

MAINTAINING DELIVERY MOMENTUM AND LIFECYCLE PERSPECTIVE

COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING & PRODUCT DESIGN

TECHNICAL SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND WATERFALL PROJECT & PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Where will you work?

BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.

You’ll join us in our brilliant digital hubs in Leeds.Each of our hub is designed for and by members of our digital community. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things.

Leeds is one of our most established hubs, so you’ll work alongside some really talented teams on high profile projects. If you’re not satisfied by the facilities onsite, which include coffee shops, restaurant, swimming pool and a dentist (not fun but very handy), then you’ll find the best of the city on our doorstep. If you’re anything like us you’ll find every excuse to grab some great street food for lunch from the likes of Manjit’s Kitchen and Fat Annie’s in our near neighbour Kirkgate Market.

What is our offer?

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package – including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks – which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

Building our future
We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in you.
You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you’ll acquire on the job. You’ll get the chance to share knowledge and with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the ‘Candidate Information Pack’ button.

You’ll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you’ll upload a CV and answer the following question: “What is your preferred agile framework, and why?”

If you have any questions or you want to discuss this opportunity please contact me via Suchitra.govindarajul@dwp.gov.uk.

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