Agile Delivery Management Consultant
Agile Delivery / Product ManagerDo you already have a management consulting background with some of the major brands?Do you have top academics (University and Grades)?Commutable to Soho?A willingness to travel to client sites?Our client is in urgent need of a professional to digitally transform and drive a mix of cultural and technical changes to help clients innovate and deliver software rapidly using the latest tools and techniques.
As the Agile Delivery / Product Manager, you will:·Lead a team or multiple teams to deliver application and/or infrastructure products using Agile approaches ·Establish the vision and backlog, prioritising work and ensuring that teams are empowered to deliver high quality results reliably and consistently. ·Help clients to understand, select and implement the technology foundations for continuous delivery and lean operations.·Cover a range of components including issue tracking, source control, automated testing, CI/CD and monitoring. ·Help clients to define architectural patterns and processes that allow incremental delivery through Agile teams whilst successfully aligning and integrating with other technology initiatives elsewhere in the organisation. ·Act as a trusted expert advisor on Agile and DevOps to our clients, helping them to understand, implement and improve the way they deliver software and infrastructure in a collaborative, pragmatic way.
Technical knowledge and experience:
To be successful in this role you will have most of the following:·Strong communication, presentation and business writing skills along with the ability to manage and build strong relationships both internally and externally. ·Experience in Agile project or programme management OR experience as a product owner or product manager OR experience as a technical architect or technical leader in Agile projects. ·Experience and strong practical knowledge of at least one established Agile methodology, e.g. Scrum. ·Strong working understanding of Continuous Delivery.·Understanding of DevOps and the cultural change, tools and practices that underpin it.·Certification in an “Agile at Scale” certification, e.g. Scaled Agile Framework, LeSS, Disciplined Agile Delivery, etc.·Demonstrable experience helping clients make the transition from waterfall to Agile ways of working. ·Experience installing, configuring and/or operating DevOps or CI/CD tools.·Demonstrable understanding of IT Service Management fundamentals, ideally supported by a recognised qualification·e.g. ITIL. ·Experience and/or involvement in implementing automated testing, security scanning and test/staging deployments.
Consulting knowledge and experience:·Prior experience of delivering complex engagements either as a leader or a senior member of a team·Experience of full delivery life cycle coupled with the ability to deliver significant impact, quickly·Proven ability to develop strong relationships and be able to influence colleagues, senior client stakeholders, partners, suppliers.·Demonstrable knowledge of delivery business value to clients through IT.