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We are seeking a Digital Delivery Manager, someone who is a great communicator and natural problem solver to help us deliver software on time and on budget. The ideal candidate has the experience to recognize project risks early, as well as the skills to identify and propose solutions and effectively communicate these to everyone invested in the project’s success. Candidates should enjoy interacting with clients in settings ranging from pre-sales to delivery and maintenance.
Our ideal candidate has strong knowledge of project management principles and the software development lifecycle with experience in a variety of software development methodologies with an emphasis on Agile (kanban, scrum, or others). You have been, or have the desire to be, in a client-facing role and the communication skills required to do so. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the company as a whole, allowing you to grow quickly in a fun, exciting, and productive atmosphere.
Work closely with engineering, design, product, and QA to deliver the best digital products for our clients
End to end management of client engagements - detailed project plans, scope and budget definition, resource allocation, product delivery, maintenance
Organize and facilitate project timeline with clients and team, including generating estimates for project complexity and duration
Serve as point person in client communications and manage developer/client interactions
Provide leadership and mentoring to team members on project development and client management skills
Manage client relationship and expectations throughout project lifecycle
Communicate project status to all stakeholders (internal and external), work to resolve issues and problems, proactively identify project risks and make recommendations for resolution to ensure project success
Act as Scrum Master overseeing daily standups, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives, etc
Help develop and maintain core team processes
Prepare roadmap reports for projects to both team members and clientele
Here’s what you need:
8+ years of project management experience, building technology solutions in a variety of different styles (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) through the software development lifecycle
3+ years’ experience managing teams of 4-10 developers and designers
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience
Bonus points if:
Previous experience interfacing with clients in consulting environment
Well-versed in Agile process - being experienced enough to step into a coaching role if required (for C-level clients through to day to day scrum teams)
Experience forecasting and managing project budgets
Understanding of the current mobile environment (iOS, Android, responsive web, etc.) with 1+ years managing web or mobile software projects
Experience managing or mentoring other project or delivery managers
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