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IT Delivery Manager

My client, a market leading household brand is looking to recruit a seasoned IT Delivery Manager with specific knowledge of delivery within the motor insurance industry. You will be responsible for turning around a stalling project whilst managing software delivery by third parties providers.

Job Description

IT Delivery Manager - Insurance
Hampshire
6 months +

My client, a market leading household brand is looking to recruit a seasoned IT Delivery Manager with specific knowledge of delivery within the motor insurance industry. You will be responsible for turning around a stalling project whilst managing software delivery by third parties providers.

Your responsibilities as the IT Delivery Manager will include:

Managing the Design and delivery of IT work packages, taking ownership for the development lifecycle.
Creating & maintaining detailed delivery plans, aligned to project deliveries.
Delivering the base-lined costs. This includes an effective Estimate Challenge process.
Managing resource scheduling and conflicts, escalating to IT Delivery Lead and appropriate Programme Stakeholders.
Refining the development approach for the team and ensuring adherence to the agreed SDLC (Agile/Scrum and Waterfall) and supporting toolset (including JIRA) across all deliveries.
Managing the day-to-day supplier relationships with our development partner(s), both onshore and offshore, ensuring the quality of delivery from each. This includes monitoring performance against agreed KPIs (including code quality)and driving continuous improvement.
Reporting on Work package progress.

To be considered for this vacancy you will ideally have the following skills / competencies:

Hands-on experience of the full Software Delivery Lifecycle (ideally in both waterfall and agile models).
Experience of managing IT deliveries in complex (i.e. multi-project, multi-system) environments.
Experience of managing vendor relationships, ideally including offshore partners.
Experience of 1Insurer or Apache.

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Elliott Brooks-Stephenson

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