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  • Remote working
  • £600+ per day
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time

Our Government client is currently recruiting for a Delivery Lead on a 6 month remote contract paying £600 P/D Inside IR35.

Role: Delivery Lead

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Remote

IR35: Inside

Pay Rate to Candidate: £600 - UMBRELLA

Working within a defined portfolio of work, you will take accountability for the end to end delivery of specific Digital outcomes. You will lead a delivery team comprising civil servants, contractors and third parties to deliver value to the Trace or Contain business divisions. You will be a hands on leader, working closely with your team to understand and actively resolve challenges on a daily basis to ensure delivery to time, cost and quality expectations. You will ensure that your projects have a clear, agreed plan and budget, appropriate governance, and that scope, dependencies, risks and issues are actively managed.

Essential Skills/Qualifications –

• A strong track record of Digital Transformation in a large organisation.

• Senior-level experience of managing complex successful software development projects with a strong understanding of the full delivery lifecycle.

• Robust decision-making in a complex environment while delivering results at pace.

• Capable of driving delivery in a highly ambiguous environment.

• Demonstrable experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external business partners including effectively managing third party suppliers.

• Proven ability to understand business drivers, pressures, and value.

• Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills along with an ability to simplify and communicate complex issues at all levels.

• Fully conversant with different project methodologies (e.g. Prince 2, Agile) with experience in applying them appropriately in different contexts.

• Good working knowledge of budget management, business case development and procurement processes.

• Confident in using standard programme management tools such as Microsoft Project, Excel, Jira, Confluence.

Personal Qualities

• Strong relationship management: excellent communication and influencing skills – verbal and written – with the ability to liaise at all levels.

• Balance of both technical awareness and business acumen.

• Ability to manage in an ambiguous environment, clarifying strategies and plans, giving a sense of direction and purpose for self and team.

• A self-starter with the ability to drive change and overcome obstacles and resistance.

• Constructive and collaborative but with the ability to step in and take decisions in a timely manner to move the team forward.

• Excellent people management skills, able to engage and lead, with a passion for stretching and improving both teams and processes.

• Confident and convincing presentation skills.

• Self-motivated and able to work remotely within a team.

Security Clearance: BPSS

CV Deadline: 5pm 10/05

Interview Process: 1 stage via Team

  • Quote ref: 100377/39354

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