Senior Delivery Manager at Hippo Digital, Leeds, £Contract Rate

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  • Leeds, UK
  • Sep 09, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Senior Delivery Manager - Contract

We are looking for an experienced Delivery Manager responsible for the delivery of an exciting and business continuous improvements project with multiple workstreams.


  • Work with the product owner, the rest of an Agile team and stakeholders to identify and build delivery roadmap and set priorities
  • Manage multiple work streams across one team
  • Represent the team at governance meetings
  • Monitor time, cost and quality
  • 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


  • experience of delivering complex digital projects
  • knowledge and experience of Agile project management and working practices (SCRUM/Lean/DSDM/APMG)
  • to 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
  • experience of working in government
  • experience of working to GDS Service Standards