Group Technology Agile Delivery Manager / Project Manager
Grays Inn Road - London
ITV is on a journey... Our Technology is fundamental to ITV's running and growth, both in the UK and internationally. It underpins everything we do from creating great content, bringing to our viewers, enabling new commercial opportunities and making it easier for colleagues to communicate and collaborate.
In a fast-changing world, we not only make sure our systems work effectively so we can all operate day to day, whilst at the same time helping the business to transform and take advantage of new digital opportunities new opportunities.
We're passionate about our technology. We integrate best of breed, commercially available products with internal solutions that we design and build from the ground up, using open source technologies and agile software engineering practices. It's a huge remit, and there's never been a more exciting time to be part of the team. as a busy programme of work to modernise and transform our key business systems is underway, so we're fit for the future, whatever that looks like.
We have in-house development teams that use a series of lean agile processes to ensure an iterative and incremental approach to Product Development. We promote rapid and flexible response to change, therefore creating business agility. We have an opportunity for an Agile Delivery Manager/ Project Manager to join the Group Technology team to facilitate delivery.
We are looking for an experienced Delivery Manager who has a track record of successfully leading agile teams and is also experienced in the delivery of Waterfall projects.
Key responsibilities will include:
Direct and manage the overall project delivery.
Facilitate Agile Ceremonies - Planning, Demos and Retrospectives - with the teams
Work with Product Owners and Stakeholders on team goals
Empower and coach teams to self organise and improve, ensuring solid processes and good discipline
Work with your teams to maximise throughput with quality, innovation and automation at the heart
Identify and remove issues, risks and impediments that would affect teams and business area
Use collaborative techniques to bring about team changes
Organise releases and distribute release communications
Track work using Jira or Trello
Experience in facilitating teams using Scrum and/or Kanban
Good understanding of Agile ways of working - techniques and practices
Experience in forming new teams
Demonstrable experience of planning, estimating and metrics
Experience in coaching and facilitation
Knowledge of Internet/digital development technologies
Project Management certifications eg PRINCE2, Scrum and/or Kanban
Closing date: Friday 15th November 2019
We love different perspectives and celebrate individuality. So, we look for the best talent from all walks of life. We're passionate about creating a diverse and creative team of people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. Treating people equally and with fairness and respect is a way of life here. Our jobs are open to all.
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