Senior Delivery Manager

📅  Posted 11 days ago 📍 United Kingdom
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Job Description

Purpose of the Role:

This role will be mainly remote but require flexibility to travel to client sites, and our offices based in London, Sheffield, and Bristol.

As a Senior Delivery Manager you will be responsible for the effective delivery of complex, sometimes high-risk  products/projects and services. Representing the role of Delivery Manager within the business and working closely with all roles in a multidisciplinary team on client projects, driving the initiation, planning and implementation phases in line with client goals and strategic objectives.


Methods Analytics is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.

By joining us you can expect

·       Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience

·       Be part of exciting project work that is making a difference in society

·       Strong, inspiring and thought-provoking leadership

·       A supportive and collaborative environment

As well as this, we offer:

·       Development access to LinkedIn Learning, a management development programme and training

·       Wellness 24/7 Confidential employee assistance programme

·       Social – Breakfast Tuesdays, Thirsty Thursdays and Pizza on the last Thursday of each month as well as commitment to charitable causes

·       Time off 25 days a year

·       Pension Salary Exchange Scheme with 4% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution

·       Discretionary Company Bonus based on company and individual performance

·       Life Assurance of 4 times base salary

·       Private Medical Insurance which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)

·       Worldwide Travel Insurance which is non-contributory (spouse and dependants included)


You will be:

·       Building and maintain delivery teams, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well

·       Able to remove blockers or impediments that affect plans and can develop a plan for difficult situations

·       Managing complex internal and external dependencies.

·       Providing support to the delivery management team in risk mitigation and resolution.

·       Part of influencing positive changes to the organisation.

·       Credible and influential across departments and groups companies

·       Acting as the escalation point and resolve large or high-risk commercial management issues


Essential Skills and Experience:

·       Experience in applying delivery methodologies in practice and can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, and being able to adapt this to the clients’ needs

·       Experience in managing complex data projects

·       Experience in managing challenging client relationships

·       Ability to lead teams in Agile and other delivery methodologies.

·       Ability to take responsibility for relationships with contracted suppliers.

·       Ability to remove blockers or impediments that affect plans and can develop a plan for difficult situations

·       Knowledge of how to coach others in appropriate commercial engagement

·       Managing complex internal and external dependencies.

·       Knowledge of how to lead a continual planning process in a very complex environment.

·       Ability to identify issues with current delivery processes.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

·       Experience of working within the Defence sector

·       Knowledge of tools, languages and methodologies used to deliver data-centric projects

·       You know how to lead a team through the different phases of the delivery product life cycle.

·       Promote best practice and continued development across the business

·       Existing security clearance

This role will require you to have or be willing to go through Security Clearance. As part of the onboarding process candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard; details of the evidence required to apply may be found on the government website Gov.UK. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed, or rejected . Details of this will be discussed with you at interview