Pega Delivery Manager

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Pega Delivery Manager

Pega Delivery Manager will be responsible for IT delivery from review & acceptance of elaborated requirements, through to handover of solutions to SIT and UAT. You will work with the IT Delivery Lead in this area to manage our Pega Centre of Excellence (both internal and partner resources), ensuring the team deliver the defined Projects & CRs to agreed cost, timescale and quality. A key part of this will be to drive software development best practice and ensure KPIs are defined

Job Description

Pega Delivery Manager
Basingstoke
6 months

This is the Job

As the Pega Delivery Manager you will be responsible for IT delivery from review & acceptance of elaborated requirements, through to handover of solutions to SIT and UAT. You will work with the IT Delivery Lead in this area to manage our Pega Centre of Excellence (both internal and partner resources), ensuring the team deliver the defined Projects & CRs to agreed cost, timescale and quality. A key part of this will be to drive software development best practice and ensure KPIs (with particular emphasis on defect management and mitigation) are well defined and fully met.

What will I be doing?

" 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.

What do I need?

" Hands-on experience of the full Software Delivery Lifecycle (ideally in both waterfall and agile models). You will have managed the successful delivery of multiple Pega implementations.
" Experience of managing IT deliveries in complex (i.e. multi-project, multi-system) environments.
" Prior management, supervisory and/or team leadership experience.
" Experience of managing vendor relationships, ideally including offshore partners.
" In depth knowledge of the Pega application suite.
" To be educated to degree level or equivalent on the job experience
" To have related professional qualifications are beneficial, but not essential.
" To be a diligent, data-driven individual who is committed to continual assessment and improvement.
" You must be comfortable with objectively challenging your peers, superiors and reports to ensure adherence to agreed quality standards (this equally applies to vendors).
" You will possess a strong technical aptitude.
" Whilst robustness and integrity are important, you must also be pragmatic and able to adapt to the needs of the business.

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Key Consultant

Callum Bostock

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Assertive, approachable and pragmatic, I focus on contract IT jobs, sourcing contract candidates for prestigious clients across a range of domains. I recruit for various roles within design, management, development, architecture, implementation, testing; from Service Desk through to Portfolio Manager.