Lead Delivery Manager, Jobs, London, 164

Lead Delivery Manager - London

Delivery & Transformation
Ref: 164 Date Posted: Tuesday 18 Sep 2018
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We are looking for talented Lead Delivery Managers who want to join a true enterprise agile environment where continuous improvement and cutting edge tech is embraced on a daily basis As a Delivery Manager you will be responsible for delivering a wide portfolio of projects in your given business domain. 

WHAT YOU DO MATTERS…

We are looking for Delivery Managers who are capable of building key relationships with their business portfolio as well as the River Island Tech Engineering team managing both to deliver projects. All the Delivery Managers at River Island are part of a wider RI Tech Community of Practice and you will have the opportunity to contribute towards the continued development and improvement of that practice.

WE KNOW WHAT WE’RE DOING… and we know exactly what experience we’re looking for!

We are looking for Delivery Managers well versed in the world of agile delivery. It is essential that you can demonstrate excellent stakeholder management skills, especially having empathy of the business value of projects will be key. It is then key that you can translate those business needs and manage the delivery of those projects with a cutting-edge engineering team.

Experience Required

  • Proven track record in successfully delivering complex projects end to end within an Agile environment
  • Experience of working within fast paced, multi-channel customer focused organisations, ideally within the retail sector
  • Experience working alongside a Scrum Master and working with them to schedule and plan releases
  • Strong commercial and business understanding of project drivers and experience supporting business prioritisation
  • Experience supporting business stakeholders in the definition and prioritisation of Epics & User Stories
  • Excellent risk management skills, assessing risk from both a technical and business perspective and managing and reporting accordingly

 IT NEVER GETS BORING…

If you are ambitious and love working in a busy environment where every day is new, then River Island is the place to be! As a business, we are committed to developing our talent and offer a fantastic training program to help you optimise your performance and support your career progression with the company.

Our working environment is busy, fast moving and responsive to our customers’ needs, much like our training which is unique to our business and reflective of our fun and refreshing brand and our people within it! Our River Academy offers ongoing training and development by running workshops throughout the year varying from courses focusing on softer skills to the more technical courses you may require to perform your duties.

It’s not all work and no play here either…we all work hard but we also like to have fun too! We are a social bunch and regularly host events ranging from Summer and Christmas parties, bake offs, and lots of charity events!

WE LOOK OUT FOR ONE ANOTHER…and in doing so, we provide great benefits for our employees:   

  • 50% Staff Discount
  • Pension Scheme
  • Holiday plus bank holidays
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Discounted on-site gym membership (Hanger Lane only) 
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Staff Shop (Hanger Lane) 
  • Subsidised canteen (Hanger Lane only) 
  • Free onsite parking (Hanger Lane only)