Senior Delivery Manager

The role of the Senior Delivery Manager is to lead / manage the project and the project team on a day-to-day basis.

As Senior Delivery Manager you have responsibility for driving and overseeing the delivery of the project to ensure that the objectives are clearly defined and achieved within the agreed time, cost and quality constraints. The Delivery Manager has a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders, to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered to enable benefits to be realised.

Key responsibilities:

  • Delivery – Create and lead the project to deliver the agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraints
  • Project Management – Day to day management and leadership of the project and the project team, set project controls, design the project structure appropriate to stage, select and apply appropriate delivery methodologies
  • Business Case – Coordinate development of the Business Case
  • Budget – Track delivery within budget
  • Resources – Schedule / manage resources to deliver the project. May work independently or with a small team
  • Benefits Realisation – Ensure benefits are identified, understood, measured, tracked and owned
  • Ensure appropriate Benefits Realisation Strategy is in place and monitor longer term delivery of benefits against the Business Case
  • Stakeholder Management – Identify key stakeholders and develop effective relationships
  • Risks & Issues – Identify and monitor project risks and issues. Develop mitigating actions and escalate as appropriate
  • Governance – Provide key reports and support effective governance and decision making
  • Assurance – Support or set appropriate project assurance
  • Change Management – Ensure effective Change Management processes are in place to agree and document changes to deliverables as agreed with stakeholders
  • Guidance & Support – Seek appropriate support, guidance and coaching from the project community. Show commitment to personal development. Promote effective individual and team performance
  • Project Performance & Controls – Build Project Plan and apply appropriate project principles to deliver stated objectives. Identify and set appropriate Project Controls. Track and report delivery against milestones

The successful candidate will demonstrate career success in a similar role and preferably will have qualifications and registrations in PRINCE2, Agile Project Management , APM Project Management and APM Practitioner.

This is a 9 month contract role with a competitive day rate (Inside IR35)

For more information and a discussion about this opportunity, please contact me. Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive; only suitable applicants will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Salary: £ Competitive day rate

Contract: Contract

Location: Wiltshire / Hybrid (with requirement for 40% on site presence)

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