Senior Delivery Manager - eCommerce - Digital Agency

Location London, Greater London, England
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Contract
Salary: £500 - £550 per day, Benefits: Outside IR35
Contact name: James Shenton

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Job ref: BH-94-1/2
Published: 12 days ago
Startdate: 2021-09-09 00:00:00
Senior Delivery Manager (Outside IR35) with strong eCommerce / e-commerce systems Agile delivery management / project management background and proven skills in Agile Delivery Management for cross functional software delivery teams combined with client facing consulting / digital agency experience for eCommerce centric systems such as Hybris, CommerceTools, Magento, EpiServer, Websphere Commerce etc is required by world leading digital agency to lead a new headless eCommerce platform for their respected e-Commerce client.

This role is outside or IR35 and is a remote based project with occasional travel.

Knowledge and Experience as an Senior Delivery Manager would include

  • Project delivery and accountability of Agile projects having worked for a Digital agency / consultancy
  • Consulting or client delivery experience .
  • Significant Ecommerce experience with understanding of full end to end eCommerce business processes and systems from manufacture/purchase of goods through to shipping, returns and financial reconciliations.
  • Experience of Ecommerce platforms such as CommerceTools, Magento, Hybris, or Episerver or Headless Commerce platforms
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles, tools and techniques such as Scrum / Kanban /Lean and the ability to coach / mentor teams / outcomes
  • Extensive experience of the SDLC / Software Development lifecycle and leading software engineers
  • Commercial awareness and experience of managing budgets / timelines with sound Project management skills.
  • Experience of strong customer engagement and stakeholder management.
  • Experience of dealing with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Experience of working with customer and co-sourced teams.
  • Experience of delivery across a wide range of software products and services.
  • Background in a core delivery practice such as technical architecture, business analysis or user interaction design is likely to be beneficial.
Main Responsibilities as an Agile Delivery Manager would include

  • Manage delivery of a project, or multiple projects within customer accounts from Pre-Sales / Inception and through its full lifecycle.
  • Manage delivery in collaboration with client stakeholders, ensuring appropriate tracking, reporting and governance.
  • Accountable for successful outcome both for the digital agency and the customer.
  • Support and enable a cross-functional Agile team (which may include customer staff) through all aspects of product development.
  • Coach both client and internal team members in effective Agile practices and principles.
  • Build and manage multi-functional delivery teams with budgetary management responsibilities.
  • Lead various client-focused activities from project to delivery.
  • Continuous approach to planning, forecasting, estimating and managing uncertainty.
  • Ensure collaboration and communication between the team and focus on delivery of most valuable work.
  • Manage dependencies, constraints and overcome obstacles.

This is an outstanding chance to further your career with a world leading Digital agency which will offer working on a variety of projects and within a dynamic and rewarding environment.

Opus Resourcing are a boutique IT employment Agency who are relied on by a number of world leading technology companies and brands to assist resource their contract and permanent positions.