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IT Project Manager

City:  Bangkok
Country/Region:  TH
Application Deadline:  30 June 2022

Ref. 5917

     The Delivery Manager (DM) will manage deliveries within Manufacturing Technology, using either Waterfall or Agile methodology. The DM creates the right environment for teams to succeed, identifying and managing dependencies, planning the high level sequence of work, helping the team to self-organise, and creating a culture of learning and transparency. The DM takes ownership for providing delivery advice and guidance and is accountable for coordinating the overall delivery. 


Key aspects of the DM’s role are as follows:

  • Take responsibility for the delivery, through implementing, managing and helping to continuously improve the delivery processes
  • Ensures team has iterative delivery plans to work towards, and that everyone is clear on how they contribute towards achieving those goals
  • Supports the team to maintain their delivery pace and remove escalated obstacles, impediments and blockers that might get in the way of their delivery
  • Supports cross-functions working, making sure that team members effectively collaborate, communicate and focus on what is most important for delivery of value
  • Lead and champion the preferred delivery methodology and able to coach the team on the selected methodology
  • Be a key contributor in the running of an effective management team within the Delivery function. This will include planning, budgeting, resourcing and other general management issues
  • Work closely with the Product team to ensure the solutions they deliver meet the expected outcome.

 

As the Delivery Manager you will:

  • Work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to plan delivery for planned product initiatives
  • Facilitates the creation of delivery plans (aligning with the Product Roadmaps). Supports the Product team in their product / requirement prioritisation process, and works with the Engineering team to understand the planned technical approach and potential delivery implications
  • Provide delivery management support, coaching and expertise to multiple development team
  • Ensure the team is effectively resourced, in line with plan and budget. Contribute to budgeting and financial reporting processes, as required
  • Support the development and submission of lean business canvases for new initiatives, including requesting additional funding above agreed budgets as required
  • Facilitate continuous improvement and apply the most appropriate delivery techniques for your environment
  • Gathers, synthesizes and provides delivery information, progress updates, resources, risks and issues and interdependencies between initiatives
  • Work with the Agile Management Office (AMO) to provide relevant, timely updates on key delivery metrics and measures, to show progress and identify challenges to address
  • Build a view of capacity and performance and maintaining rolling forward view of expected deliveries.  Makes significant contribution to future planning / refinement (including Quarterly and Annual planning cycles/events)
  • Proactively manage dependencies, plan the sequence of work and overcome obstacles. Identify and proactively manage risks to delivery through awareness of status and understanding where additional focus or attention is required to help improve performance
  • Escalate where appropriate and support the Delivery Director in managing those dependencies and risks
  • Work within the agreed operating model and governance processes (and provide input, challenge and support continuous improvement to those processes)
  • Work with your DM peers (and Delivery Director) to establish and develop a Delivery community of practice, ensuring ways of working evolve, and create a continuous improvement culture
  • Maintain a forward view of the release plan based on what stories have been refined and are at the top of each team’s backlog
  • Manages resources of the team so they are deployed as needed to meet capacity requirements.  Work with Product and Engineering Directors to identify additional capacity needs and re-balance workload as needed.

 

Qualifications;

  • Bachelor of technology in field Agile, Software Development, Information Technology or related
  • Combination of 8+ years’ experience of leading delivery of agile programmes and waterfall programmes and managing delivery teams using agile and waterfall methodology
  • Strong passion for technology / digital
    • Certification or knowledge in 
          a) Scrum.org PSM, Scrum Alliance CSM, or equivalent preferred
          b) SAFe (optional)
          c) PMP or equivalent
  • Has experience working with OKRs as a framework to measure success of the deliveries
  • Strong knowledge of agile methodology and practices (Scrum, Kanban), ideally, including effective scaled agile frameworks and ways of working
  • Good knowledge of waterfall methodology
  • Good planning and organisational skills within a fast paced and changing environment with multiple dependencies
  • Good analytical skills and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to effectively support the delivery, leading to sustainable improvements over time, and to manage internal and external risks, issues and dependencies (and removes blockers that affect teams’ ability to deliver)
  • Can effectively facilitate difficult discussions within the team and with diverse senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrate technical understanding and competence to enable them to have credible discussions with team members
  • Aptitude to act as a conduit for internal communication, bringing people and teams together to best solve issues
  • Able to work with delivery community to continuously review processes and seek improvements, experimenting with new ideas and encouraging a mind-set of experimentation
  • Highly motivated and self-starting with a personal drive for continuous development
  • Good command in English