Job #: 2350

Title: Delivery Manager

Region:

  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 9 months ago

    Job Description:

    The
    Delivery Manager will be responsible for delivering multiple initiatives
    across various departments.   This role will be a part of the Project
    and Portfolio Management organization and reports to the Director – Project
    and Portfolio Management.

    Key
    responsibilities include:

    ·         Using a hands-on and proactive approach to ensure that value is delivered – with full responsibility for all aspects of a project including managing milestones, identifying and tracking issues and risks, and driving the team to meet project goals.

    ·         Creating visibility into the project activities and milestones while balancing the desire to follow an agile and iterative software development process.

    ·         Partnering with other digital delivery groups to align ongoing efforts

    ·         Contributing to the team by participating in solution definition and removing roadblocks

    ·         Attaining full knowledge of the functional area and helps the project teams to focus on achieving desired business outcomes.

    ·         Surfacing challenges that require cross-team coordination or leadership intervention prior to them impacting scope, cost or the timeline.

    ·         Establishing a good cadence for communicating outside the team including conducting effective meetings for the given audience by managing the agenda, running the meeting and communicating/tracking follow-ups.

    ·         Establishing good relationships with IT and business stakeholders

    ·         Helping the team in identifying development opportunities and challenging the team to actively work on improving their performance

    ·         Managing budgets, forecasts and vendor teams;  Coordinating vendor selection and contracting.

    ·         Ensures project or framework-specific governance is implemented

    ESSENTIAL
    DUTIES

    90% Project delivery Management

    10%
    Perform
    other duties as assigned including organizational improvement activities

    LEVEL BASED COMPETENCIES

    Level Based Competencies are to be designated based on job level and content.

    ·         Good Decision Making, Collaboration, conflict management, facilitation and delegation skills

    ·         Can coach team members in applying the right methodology

    ·         Ability to juggle multiple priorities with competing deadlines

    ·         Ability to drive deliverables through completion and hold team members accountable for their work

    ·         Ability to identify potential risks and provide proactive mitigations

    Technical knowledge/skills

    ·         Good knowledge of IT standards, policies and procedures

    ·         Good knowledge of Traditional and Agile frameworks

    ·         Good knowledge of Tools for Managing and Reporting team progress

    ·         Good knowledge of technology platforms

    Job / General knowledge/skills

    ·         Positive can-do attitude, solutions-oriented and willingness to extend beyond day-to-day project manager responsibilities

    ·         Ability in Problem Solving, Forward-Thinking, Influencing Stakeholders

    ·         Adaptability and Sense of ownership

    ·         Ability to Build Relationships and Credibility with Management

    ·         Ability to Influence and Drive decisions

    Leadership/Supervision

    ·         Able to perform with minimal Supervision and Oversight

    ·         Adherence to Performance review and Goal setting process

    ·         Ability to apply feedback received to improve performance.

    Education/Experience

    ·         Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or relevant experience

    ·         5+ years of experience in managing initiatives in digital environments preferably in a manufacturing area

    ·         Must have experience in applying traditional and agile frameworks that are best suited to the needs of the project to deliver value.

    ·         Must have experience in managing large, complex projects

    ·         Training and certifications in traditional project management and/or agile methodologies is preferred​

     

     

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