Delivery manager

We are looking for experienced delivery managers to join the team. You can be based in the North West, the Midlands, or in London.

Level Intermediate
Type Permanent
Location Various

What you will do

  • Build and maintain the team, making sure that they are motivated, happy, and working well together
  • Embed agile ways of working and run the ceremonies including stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and show and tells
  • Identify obstacles and help the team to overcome them
  • Facilitate and track team risks and dependencies
  • Help the team to focus on the priorities to deliver the product or service
  • Encourage and facilitate continuous improvement of the delivery team
  • Coach and mentor team members and others to apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques
  • Build great relationships with your team and stakeholders
  • Work with the hippo community to share best practice to ensure high standards

Skills and experience that you need

You will need to:
  • Have xperience of delivering complex digital projects
  • Possess knowledge and experience of Agile project management and working practices (SCRUM/Lean/DSDM/APMG)
  • Care about people and to take responsibility for the welfare of the team
  • Knowledge and experience of collaboration and project management tools such as Slack, Trello, JIRA, Confluence, VSO
  • Understand user centred design principles and practices
  • To enjoy working collaboratively with your team and experts
  • Have a positive “can do” attitude
  • Have great consultancy skills, caring about your client’s needs and motivations
  • Enjoy sharing your skills and experience with your client to enable them to continue to improve their product or service after you leave
It would be great if you also have:
  • Experience of working to government Service Standards and contributing to government service assessments
  • Experience of working in government/education sector

Delivery management

at hippo

The delivery manager is responsible for setting up the right agile environment that the team needs to build and iterate a product or service.

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What makes us great

Relaxed, friendly
working environment

Performance based bonus scheme

Competitive salary

25 days holiday

High spec equipment including phone

Office dogs

Annual trip away

Generous training and development budget

Monthly socials

Head office next to
Leeds train station

Pension scheme

Bar and cafe in Leeds head office