Delivery Manager (Database Virtualisation product)

Job Title: Delivery Manager (Database Virtualisation product)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £600 - £700 per day + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH28685_1636715572
Contact Name: Tara Hibbott
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2021 11:12

Job Description

Delivery Manager (Database Virtualisation product)
DBS before starting
Fully Remote working (Inside the UK only)
Duration until 31/03/22

Deadline for submission: 16/11/21 12 Noon

Service Requirement

An experienced delivery manager is required to co-ordinate the activities of various infrastructure and data related projects and teams that need to interface with our new Database Virtualisation product. They are likely to have a background in Delivery Management or Project Management in Infrastructure/Data related projects using agile working practices.

Job Description

Able to mediate and mend relationships, communicating with stakeholders at all levels. Able to manage stakeholders' expectations and facilitate discussions across high risk and complexity or under constrained timescales. Able to speak and represent the community to large audiences.

Able to communicate effectively across organisational, technical, and political boundaries, understanding the context. Can advocate and communicate what a team does to create trust and authenticity. Will know how to successfully react and respond to challenge.

Will focus on the outcome. Will understand that all steps in a process must add value. Where required processes don't already exist must be able to assemble a methodical and efficient definition of the need and get the relevant people motivated to actualise it.

Able to optimise the delivery flow of teams. Able to actively address the most complicated risks, issues and dependencies including where ownership exists outside the team or no clear ownership exists. Able to identify innovative ways to unblock issues.

Able to identify problems or issues in the team dynamic and rectify them. Able to pull out issues through Agile health-checks with the team and provoke the right responses. Able to engage in varying types of feedback choosing the right type at the appropriate time and ensuring the discussion and decision sticks. Able to accelerate the team development cycle.

They will not have their own team

They will not have line management responsibility

Key Responsibilities

  • A delivery manager is accountable for the delivery of products and services.
  • Build and maintain motivated teams, making sure there is an iterative plan to work towards.
  • Protect the team and make sure the team collaborates, communicates and focuses on what is most important.
  • Coach team members and others, facilitate continuous improvement and apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques for their environment.
  • Proactively manage dependencies, overcome obstacles and get the best value against constraints.

Work with the Cloud Division, IT Operations, especially DBA's and with external third party supplier to co-ordinate the implementation of appropriate onboarding processes and controls around our Data Virtualisation solution forming the new Data Mesh. Use these processes to on-board projects and data sources.

DM across teams E
IT related infrastructure experience E
Database fundamentals D