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Agile Delivery Lead

  • Location

    Unknown

  • Sector:

    Culture / Recreation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-12-08-2674DE18D82C

  • Published:

    about 22 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-21

  • Client:

    William Hill

Job Description

As an Agile Delivery Lead, you'll drive through a culture of high performance and continuous improvement across William Hill Technology. Supported by a Head of Portfolio, Agile Coaching community and a Principal Delivery Lead across William Hill, you'll be able to influence. mobilise and unblock challenges and problems.

You will improve the capability of teams across William Hill, shining light on delivery processes, and providing transparency of areas for improvement. You'll help teams find a sustained path for continuous improvement, discovering and predicting potential problems and recognising specific areas which, if improved would ultimately increase productivity, predictability, and efficiency.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving continuous improvement based on data & evidence

  • Identifying and removing impediments to ensure smooth and sustainable flow of work

  • Ensuring key metrics are available & effective

  • Ensuring that teams meet standards and achieve Guided Continuous Improvement

  • Focusing team/s on how to deliver work to achieve commitments & agreed iteration goals

  • Support the Product Owner who will manage the backlog and guide the team

    Skills needed

    Our ideal candidate will have a track record of success in guiding a business forward through performance and continuous improvement. You'll have a natural ability to engage with people, able to adapt your style to meet the needs of the audience and tailor your approach to bring out the best in others. You'll be creative and innovative, able to create new perspective and bring others on the journey with you.

    You'll be hands-on and instrumental in the success of the team you are working with and your ability to build strong, collaborative relationships will be key. You'll use your excellent influencing and communication skills to guide and motivate your stakeholders through often complex challenges and projects. You'll project credibility and be recognised as a reliable and trusted partner.

    You'll be:

  • A problem solver who can cut through the noise to get to the heart of a problem, reframing and restructuring to give the narrative of the real underlying issue

  • Solution focused, committed to driving the solution with the team and able to guide and influence others. You'll know when to be the facilitator and when to be the doer. You'll have a toolkit to help find multiple solutions to a problem statement, and how to decide which to proceed with and will understand how a variety of methods can be used to facilitate this. Will always look to find and prove the problem first rather than jumping to a solution

  • Confident using metrics and success measurements - you understand how to measure progress, then review, adapt, identify solutions and measure, using both qualitative and quantitative metrics

  • A Facilitator who can turn difficult statements / situations into meaningful conversations and actions and you're not afraid of positive conflict. You are able to give clarity to a discussion and outputs and you understand how to give everyone a voice

  • An expert consultant on delivery best practices and you understand the entire initiative delivery process including kick off, active and closure and how to facilitate (Kick off workshops, identifying dependencies, identifying risks, scrum of scrums etc)

  • Able to provide templates and frameworks for key delivery artifacts, knowing how to tailor and help build these for specific requirements

Candidate Description

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in the business?!

Employer Description

Working with us you'll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world's most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that's the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.