Agile Delivery Manager at Department for Work & Pensions, Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Jan 12, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description


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 public sector roles.

As Agile Delivery Manager you will: 

  • Deliver meaningful value to the citizen and the department early and often by utilising agile delivery techniques
  • Help build a healthy team culture, through coaching and facilitation and protecting the team from distractions and demotivation
  • Manage issues, risks and dependencies by adhering to good project management practices
  • Lead and help coordinate the delivery team on a day-day basis, ensuring blockers and issues are owned and resolved promptly. Facilitate planning, helping the team to plan the activities to deliver outcomes for the short-term and longer-term.
  • Be an agile expert for internal and external stakeholders. Help foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement in the team and the wider organisation

You’ll be/ have:

  • Able to provide a clear, open and transparent framework in which teams can deliver. Has an awareness of Agile tools and is starting to use them intelligently
  • Able to visualise and make visible the work of the team.
  • Identify key stakeholders and relationships and works with teams to build these
  • Understand the importance of assisted digital and is able to design services and make decisions to meet user needs
  • Understanding of and experience using the GDS service manual
  • Experience supporting teams at various stages of the product lifestyle
  • Experience engaging with a broad range of stakeholders and highlight product dependencies

It would also be good if you had:

  • Public sector experience in a large Government organisation