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Project Delivery Manager / InsuraTech

Job Title: Project Delivery Manager / InsuraTech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: sfvwfv_1627548637
Contact Name: Matthew Pearce
Contact Email: matthew.pearce@Talentinternational.co.uk
Job Published: July 29, 2021 09:50

Job Description

Project Delivery Manager

Location: Remote/Client Site

My Client is looking for a Project Delivery Manager to join our talented software development team in the UK.

If you are looking for a new challenge, have experience in managing software delivery in an Agile way, and a background in the insurance sector (ideally Life Assurance & Pensions), this could be the role for you.

About the Role …

You will be responsible for:

  • The project's implementation according to content, schedule, budget and quality, as agreed with the customer
  • Meeting tight timelines and motivating the team to meet project deadlines
  • Direct management of Team Leaders
  • Multi-tasking of multiple projects and customers' demands simultaneously
  • Managing development activities, such as scheduling, resource planning, budget & time tracking
  • Reporting implementation progress, meeting budgetary targets, quality products and more.
  • Development and cross-training of the team to further improve technical and business knowledge to help us achieve exceptional results
  • Implementing Sapiens' development methodologies and enforcing compliance
  • Building good relationships with distributed delivery teams across the globe
  • Visiting customer sites as and when required, but most work is conducted at the Cardiff site
  • Being an advocate for Agile delivery and mentor/coach the teams for continuous improvement
  • Leadership and management of project delivery teams in a distributed global environment.

Keys Skills and Background …

Essential

  • Insurance or financial services background
  • Experience of working within a large software development team distributed across the globe
  • Basic knowledge of databases
  • In-depth understanding and experience of the management of the software development life cycle (SDLC) from the initiation of a project plan to full execution
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of negotiating with customers and clients regarding scope and delivery schedules
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel globally
  • Experience in Waterfall and Agile delivery

Desirable

  • Experienced with working in a Matrix management environment
  • Experience of working with JIRA and Jenkins