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Agile Delivery Manager UKIT - Flexible Contracts

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Business services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000

  • Job ref:

    47590BR

  • Published:

    about 4 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-07

  • Client:

    PWC

Job Description

We know everyone's lives are different and that traditional working patterns may not be quite right for you. Whether you've taken a career break, had time out to support family or are looking to balance your career with another passion of yours, we can offer you a flexible contract to work the pattern that suits you.

  • We are open to flexible contracts

    Once you've joined the firm you will have access to training, giving you the opportunity to upskill yourself on our various systems. You'll also benefit from additional support designed to help you integrate into the firm and connect and build relationships with other flexible workers across our network.

    A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. Our Information Technology Generalist - Practice Support team focuses on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing internal applications, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for PwC to drive strategic business growth.

    To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

    An Agile Delivery Manager is accountable for the performance of the team.

  • Build and maintain teams, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well

  • Identify obstacles and help the team to overcome them

  • Focus the team on what is most important to the delivery of products and services

  • Encourage and facilitate continuous improvement of the delivery team

  • Coach and mentor both team members and others to apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques

  • The complexity or breadth of products or teams will vary in this role, depending on the context.

Candidate Description

  • You know about and can lead on a range of Agile and Lean tools and techniques, with an ability to coach within and outside of your team. You can represent and be an advocate for these tools and techniques. You are innovative and ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest trends. You can establish a feedback loop for teams; you can take responsibility for the translation and measurement of value (what you put in and what you will get out) and how this relates to UK IT, Line of Service (LoS) and Firmwide goals and the user needs. You can ensure the team has a situational awareness of work and priorities across the team. You can ensure that working practices are iterated to achieve effective delivery.

  • Drives teams and sets the pace, ensuring teams are working towards delivery commitments. Able to engage in elements of risk management such as effectively managing and tracking the mitigation of risks. Able to manage various dependencies across teams as a whole.

  • Able to challenge and improve disproportionate organisational processes where it impacts the pace of the team.

  • Able to identify what works best for the team and when to utilise certain processes. Understands that all steps in a process must add value. Able to influence and make positive changes to the organisation. Able to encourage continuous improvement in team ways of working.

  • Able to take a continuous approach to planning, forecasting, estimating, managing uncertainty, metrics and measurements, contingency planning and roadmapping. Able to communicate the plan, planning assumptions and progress to a range of stakeholders. Maintains the cadence of delivery and manages the relationships between different people within and across teams.

  • Able to build successful delivery teams and understand team styles and how people work together. Able to maintain, influence and motivate a team. Understands the importance of psychological safety, being able to give and receive feedback, and facilitating the feedback loop. Ensures the health of the team and can facilitate conflict resolution, accelerating team performance. Able to ensure the team is transparent and that the work is understood externally. Able to create an open and collaborative environment (both physically and virtually) to work in, be flexible, adaptable and have a willingness to learn.

Employer Description

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements.