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Digital Development Manager
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: C&D/19/110885
  • Published: Thu 03/10/2019, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/10/2019, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £49,464-52,482
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF, Waltham Forest

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Digital Development Manager

Digital Delivery Manager

Role Profile

We require a delivery manager to support the digital team on a number a key development projects during a period of change within the service.


The delivery manager needs experience in delivering and maintaining a number of different products and services throughout the entire delivery lifecycle.

Main responsibilities:

  • Help the development team to organise themselves and plan their work, ensuring they deliver products and services that meet users’ needs
  • Lead the team through the different phases of the delivery lifecycle
  • Be accountable for effective delivery of complex, high-risk products and services
  • Identifying and communicating risks, issues, dependencies and blockers
  • Ensure that working practices are iterated to achieve effective delivery.
  • Drives the development team and sets the pace, ensuring they are working towards delivery commitments.
  • Identifies the people/skills/resources/budgets that teams need to deliver to the agreed goals
  • Embedding the use of JIRA within the development team
  • Work with the Digital & ICT programme manager to plan the Q1 19/20 roadmap
  • Prepare the team for the permanent appointment of the delivery manager

Skills required:

  • Has a deep knowledge of Agile and Lean tools and techniques (Such as SCRUM and Kanban) with an ability to coach within and outside of the team
  • Strong communication skills and the experience of engaging senior stakeholders.
  • Able to solve issues and unblock problems.
  • Able to support effective estimations on budget and resource management within the constraints of a project
  • Experience in matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams


The role will be for 3 months with the opportunity to apply for the permanent position during the contract period.