Delivery Manager

Business area: 

Delivery Consulting

Location: 

Remote/London

Job type: 

Permanent

Start date: 

Unspecified

End date: N/A

Security Clearance: 

Internal Background Check (DBS)

Job description

About us

Solirius Consulting delivers technical consultancy and application delivery to our clients in order to solve real world problems and allow our clients to respond to an ever-changing technical landscape. We partner closely with our clients, embedding our consultants into their businesses in order to provide a bespoke service, allowing us to truly understand our clients’ needs.

It is this close collaboration with our clients that has enabled us to grow rapidly in recent years and will drive our ambitious future growth plans. We currently have over 250 consultants working with a variety of key clients from both the public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, FCDOS, UEFA, International Olympic Committee and Mercedes Benz; with plans to increase our client base further in the near future.

We operate as a flat organisation and believe in trusting and supporting our team to operate independently. We pride ourselves on being specialists at what we do, making the most of our consultants’ expertise in their fields in order to provide a best-in-class service to our clients. All our consultants have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, providing a broad range of knowledge on which to develop their careers and progress in the direction they choose.

The role

Within Solirius, you will be responsible for helping us to develop the delivery management practice. This will involve attracting other delivery experts/talent to join our team and to contribute to bids for new work. We want to create digital services that our clients and their customers prefer to use over other channels, and the delivery practice is fundamental to that desire.


We are looking for people who have a background in critical thinking, enjoy tackling different problems in a structured way and are highly motivated self-starters. Our consultants should have great interpersonal and communication skills and a strong desire to deliver the best possible solutions for our clients.


Our team is our strongest asset, you will be an excellent team player who recognises the strength of the team as a whole and can find their role within the Solirius team. 


Candidates should be open to working in different locations with different clients. As an account Manager you may be required to travel to multiple locations to meet with clients.


Although most of our work is in London, candidates should be happy to travel as client needs dictate.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the end to end delivery of projects that Solirius is engaged with

  • For supporting and advising day to day activities of the team

  • Facilitating key team events/ceremonies

  • Responsible for monitoring spend, reporting progress and tracking team velocity

  • Tracking risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies

  • Responsible for clearing hurdles for the team to ensure that there is a clear path for development and delivery

  • Ensuring successful collaboration within the team and within the wider project/programme

  • Working with and engaging stakeholders with the delivery team

  • Championing best practice methodologies across the team and each discipline

  • Exemplifying positive customer focussed behaviour.

  • Responsible for acting as the assignment manager for the Solirius team on the client site.


Key Skills/Experience:

We want people with:

  • A background in Agile Delivery across the whole lifecycle of technical projects/service development

  • A strong experience in Agile scrum methodologies and delivering software in Agile teams

  • Previous experience and/or qualifications as a Scrum Master would be beneficial.

  • Experience of Delivery Management in the public sector, in accordance with GDS standards

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken word with an ability to successfully engage with clients, managers and stakeholders at all levels within a business

  • Experience of scaled agile methodologies, e.g. SAFe, LeSS etc

  • Experience in building relationships with people and ensuring we deliver value to our clients

  • Agile coaching experience would be helpful

  • Experience of supporting and developing people

  • Self awareness and high Emotional Intelligence

  • Experience in maintaining and reporting on budgets


Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience

  • Flexible working / Work from home

  • Generous annual discretionary bonus

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • 10 days allocated development training per year

  • Contributory pension

  • Gym membership

  • Annual away days and social events

Equality and diversity

Solirius Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports, celebrates, encourages and respects all individuals and in which all processes are based on merit, competence and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability, ethnicity, marital status or any other protected characteristics.

 

Should you require further assistance or require any reasonable adjustments be put in place to better support your application process, please do not hesitate to raise this with us.

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