Senior Delivery Manager - new job in London, UK

Senior Delivery Manager
  • £500 - £650 per Day
  • Contract
  • London, England, UK EC3A 4AF London London GBR EC3A 4AF
Job Ref: BBBH30992
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 29 July 2022

Senior Delivery Manager - London - 6 Month Contract

Our Public Sector client are currently recruiting for a Senior Delivery Manager to join on a 6 month initial contract, inside of IR35.

The successful candidate will have the following skills/knowledge:

Agile and Lean practices

  • You can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use.
  • You can recognise when something does not work and encourage a mindset of experimentation.
  • You can adapt and reflect, be resilient and have the ability to see outside of the process.
  • You can use a blended approach depending on the context.
  • You can measure and evaluate outcomes. You know how to help teams to manage and visualise outcomes.

Commercial management

  • You can act as the point of contact for contracted suppliers.
  • You understand appropriate internal contacts and processes within a government department.
  • You know how and when third parties should be brought into digital, data and technology (DDaT) projects.

Communication skills

  • You can listen to the needs of technical and business stakeholders and interpret them.
  • You can manage stakeholders' expectations and be flexible.
  • You are capable of proactive and reactive communication.
  • You can facilitate difficult discussions within the team or with diverse senior stakeholders.

Financial management

  • You know how to balance cost versus value.
  • You can consider the impact of user needs.
  • You can report on financial delivery.
  • You can monitor cost and budget; you know how and when to escalate issues.

Life-cycle perspective

  • You recognise when to move from one stage of a product life cycle to another.
  • You can ensure the team is working towards the appropriate service standards for the relevant phase.
  • You can manage delivery products and services at different phases.

Maintaining delivery momentum

  • You can facilitate the delivery flow of a team, managing the pace and tempo.
  • You can actively address internal and external risks, issues and dependencies including where ownership exists outside the team.

Making a process work

  • You can identify and challenge organisational processes of increasing complexity and those processes that are unnecessarily complicated.
  • You can add value and can coach the organisation to inspect and adapt processes. You know how to guide teams through the implementation of a new process.


  • You understand the environment and can prioritise the most important or highest value tasks.
  • You can use data to inform planning.
  • You can manage complex internal and external dependencies.
  • You can provide delivery confidence.
  • You can remove blockers or impediments that affect plans and can develop a plan for difficult situations.
  • You ensure that teams plan appropriately for their own capacity.

Team dynamics and collaboration

  • You know how to bring people together to form a motivated team.
  • You can help to create the right environment for a team to work in and can empower them to deliver.
  • You can recognise and deal with issues.
  • You can facilitate the best team make-

Should this position be of interest please submit your CV and I will be in contact by telephone as required.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

28/08/2022 08:17:48
GBP 500 650 Day
Contact Consultant:
Lewis Baillie

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