Lead Agile Delivery Manager (AWS/Cloud) at Department for Work & Pensions, Leeds, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Leeds, UK
  • Sep 07, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Are you an experienced Lead Agile Delivery Manager with proven experience leading and managing teams? Do you have experience in AWS and cloud native agile delivery?

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of civil service roles.

As Lead Agile Delivery Manager, you will: 

  • Mentor and coach high performance teams to help them continuously improve, share information set standards to deliver the most complex and high risk projects and programmes
  • Defines metrics to enable teams to track their progress, their goals and understand areas for improvement
  • Owns and builds relationships with all senior stakeholders utilising appropriate and effective governance mechanisms. Manages team dynamics and uses their influence across the stakeholders to help drive complex programmes through ambiguity or periods of high risk
  • Works with the senior technology and business stakeholders to define the vision and the accompanying delivery roadmap to ensure that new products & services can be delivered with measurable benefits
  • Design, facilitate and lead workshops, meetings with senior stakeholders, driving and influencing strategic decisions and outcomes, helping establish the pace of delivery
  • Manage risks, issues and dependencies (external and internal) for complex programmes and coach other members of the agile delivery community to help them manage risks and issues effectively
  • Set the standard for agile events across complex, high risk projects or programmes often delivered by multiple teams, ensuring business and delivery teams are working to a common objective and vision to deliver specific outcomes
  • Establish and nurture a culture of working in an agile manner utilising agile delivery principles
  • Establish standards of agile practices for the agile delivery manager community, continuously improve the agile methods and tools used by the community


You’ll have:

  • Proven experience Leading Agile Delivery Teams
  • Expert on agile best practices
  • DDaT Experience
  • AWS, Javascript, CI/CD experience
  • Public Sector experience