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Agile Delivery Manager

Team: Agile Delivery Management
Location: UK Wide
Commitment: Permanent
The Role

We are seeking a passionate, dynamic, and forward-thinking Agile Delivery Manager who can help us transform our major clients. We need someone who understands agile practices and concepts and can apply them to our client's projects, stakeholders and teams on the ground. You will be open-minded, ready to go, confident in your practice and happy to take others with you in your delivery approach. 
Being an Agile Delivery Manager with Opencast will give you the opportunity to deliver projects across complex and strategic organisations which will be at varying levels in their digital maturity, this helps you to really add value with the skills you bring to the table by coaching wider than your direct team and playing a part in communities of practice. 

You’ll suit this role if you:

  • can influence, present, and share key updates amongst your peers, leaders, wider stakeholder networks and communities, using a number of techniques 
  • are comfortable having difficult conversations with stakeholders whilst managing their expectations effectively 
  • are comfortable with managing a flexible plan and applying agile principles to planning and review, occasionally you will need to drive these agile principles within waterfall governance environments.  
  • are able to work closely with your Product Manager to work through resources, budgets and roadmap planning 
  • understand and can educate others on the application of agile governance and roles to ensure the project meets its objectives 
  • are capable of coordinating, motivating, and establishing strong team working principles including positive and constructive feedback  
  • are willing to roll your sleeves up and getting stuck in to support the team 
  • Bonus nice-to-haves

  •  Experience with managing third party suppliers and a commercial acumen 
  • Ability to spot opportunities for Opencast to better support our clients 
  • Understanding the key phases of agile transformation, user centred design and or Government Digital Standards 
  • Salary 
    Based upon individual skill/experience level, and where this aligns against our competency framework: 
    • Consultant: £38,000 - £56,000 
    • Senior consultant: £57,000 - £67,000 
    • Lead consultant: £68,000 - £85,000 

    About Opencast 
    Opencast is an ambitious, successful, and growing technology consultancy. We pride ourselves in the qualities of our people. We're inclusive, creative, and collaborative. 
    It's an exciting time to join us on our journey as we grow and expand our services to help our clients tackle bigger, more complex challenges. We plan to treble the size of our team by 2025 — but we’re determined not to lose our unique culture. 
    What makes Opencast right for you? 
    You don’t have to tick every box to join us. We’re looking for those brave enough to ask the right questions and do the right thing. We value and empower our people, doing right by each other. We work flexibly and keep hierarchy to a minimum. 
    Inclusion at Opencast 
    Opencast is an equal opportunity employer and we’re committed to creating an environment where everyone thrives. We don’t discriminate based on age, disability, ethnicity, family status, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. 
    If you’d like to be part of a team where your voice is heard and your involvement matters, please join us. We’re a better company because you’re with us. 
    Where you’ll work 
    At Opencast we trust our people to make the right decisions. You may work remotely from home or, depending on your project, you may be required to occasionally work at a client site or your nearest Opencast office. 
    Interview process 
    Interviews take place over Microsoft Teams. If that doesn’t work for you, we’ll do everything we can to support and make any necessary adjustments. We want to ensure everyone has the best possible interview experience. 
    Applicants from overseas 
    We accept applicants from overseas but once you’re appointed you need to work in the UK. 

    Want to find out more? 
    Visit our website to find out more about us, our work and the benefits of joining us. 

    If you’d like to talk directly about this role with the people leading our services, visit the Contact section of the website. We’re keen to chat. 
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