Delivery Manager

Marcus Donald People Limited
May 25, 2023
North London, United Kingdom
Job Type
£63000 - £67000 per annum, Benefits: Great Benefit Package


Marcus Donald are currently looking for a Delivery Manager for a globally known & leading education organisation. As Delivery Manager you will be responsible for the overall effectiveness and performance of delivery practices throughout the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) across a large portfolio of applications.

** £60,000 - £67,000 per annum **
** Hybrid working – Required in London office on a Monday & Tuesday (only) **
We are looking for a Delivery Manager who is an expert in lean-agile methodologies and a thought leader who can comfortably lead and execute training and coaching in agile methodologies, techniques, and associated tooling.

Delivery Manager - Responsibilities:

  • You will focus on building and maintaining productive working relationships across technology teams, suppliers and stakeholders and actively coordinate activities and priorities to meet business goals.
  • Work closely with project, analysis, and engineering teams to create effective delivery teams, maintaining high levels of competence and operational excellence
  • Line management of Scrum Masters
  • Track, manage and mitigate risks and issues impacting delivery
  • Foster a positive environment of continuous improvement, establish, and maintain plans and roadmaps, and communicate these to the team and key stakeholders
  • Lead initiatives to continually mature and refine our agile processes, including the adoption of new tools and techniques
  • Contribute to scrum ceremonies and step into the Scrum Master role when required
  • Maintain effective relationships with our delivery suppliers and actively engage with them to maintain high performance and quality

Delivery Manager - Skills & Experience:

  • Full understanding of the software delivery lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Experience providing agile coaching and mentoring
  • Excellent stakeholder and customer relationship management
  • Experience using Azure DevOps (or similar) for project and backlog management
  • Experience working in agile delivery environments
  • Experience with the SAFE framework
  • Experience with evaluation, selection and implementation of products and services
  • Good understanding of DevOps, and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CICD) approaches, tools, and techniques
  • Experience working with onshore, near shore and offshore teams
  • Knowledge and experience with incident, problem, configuration, change and release management

Whether you are currently a Delivery Manager / Agile Delivery Manager, Scrum Master, Agile/Lean Coach, Project Manager or maybe even a Development Manager, then I would love to speak with you and discuss this opportunity.
From this role, your potential paths for career progression at include:

  • Head of function within the IT department – i.e., Engineering/Development, Testing, Delivery, Projects, Applications/Release

If you’re interested in this amazing opportunity, please email –

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