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16 Dec 2022

Full-Time Delivery Manager

Candyspace – Posted by lmorgan11 London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

ABOUT US

Candyspace are tried and tested digital product experts, creating apps, websites and digital products for ambitious,  results-focused organisations investing in growth, including some of the best-known brands in the UK and beyond. 

Working at Candyspace is about building products that people love. We all work hard to define the sweetspot between  customers’ needs and the demands of the businesses who employ us. And by building products that they all love, we  love those products too. To do this you will be part of a diverse and inclusive team of like-minded people, ambitious for  themselves and passionate about what they do. You will work on exciting and challenging projects.

Candyspace is an equal opportunities employer and we strongly encourage people of colour, lesbian, gay, bisexual,  transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply for roles here. If  you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know and feel free to  note which pronouns you use (she/her, he/him, they/them etc).

ROLE OVERVIEW 

We are looking to expand our delivery capability on our biggest client to help deliver against ambitious strategic initiatives. 

You will be the main point of contact for all things delivery across specific capabilities. You’ll ensure all requirements have been carefully considered and prioritised, risks have been documented with clear mitigation and there is an outstanding level of clear clarification within our shared JIRA boards. 

You will demonstrate control to clients and internal stakeholders through overall project oversight, effectively managing the throughput of work in a timely fashion to meet release plans and client deadlines.

You will be a trusted and respected partner to our clients. From scoping and ideation through the project lifecycle. You will add value by continuing to problem solve and demonstrating a strong grasp of production processes to deliver against client values. You will be able to identify opportunities within client business challenges and clearly articulate potential solutions or approaches to support them in their ambition. 

Work with the wider delivery team to continue to evolve and challenge our delivery processes to ensure we are optimised for progressive delivery at all times. And you will demonstrate strong time and budget management, reconciling projects on a daily and weekly basis, and communicating this clearly to the finance team and Head of Delivery to ensure that forecasts and schedules are accurate at all times. 

You will work with the wider delivery team to help lead a culture of knowledge sharing, you will manage upwards on the performance of your projects and become a leading voice ensuring we are finding the most effective and sustainable way to deliver projects. 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Experience of delivering using Agile, KANBAN and Waterfall methodologies 
  • Experience of Design and Build projects / projects across campaign management, content development and creative strategy using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies 
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Smart Sheet and Forecast would be beneficial 
  • Resource and budget planning and management 
  • Create and own project documentation 
  • Client facing role and great stakeholder management is a must 
  • Experience of delivering robust consumer-grade digital products across desktop, tablet and mobile 
  • Strong technical acumen to interpret complex problems and turn them into commonly understood user stories and or development tasks 
  • A track record of problem solving and a can-do solution attitude 
  • Highly motivated, collaborative and entrepreneurial 
  • Highly articulate communication skills (verbal and written) and excellent presentation skills 
  • Ability to communicate with authority, good negotiation and influencing skills Understanding of processes, workflows, tools and methodologies 
  • Management of multidisciplinary teams

How to Apply

Send a CV and any additional information to lesley.morgan@candyspace.com

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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