SUMMARY: The Software Delivery Manager will be responsible for control of critical client based projects, client liaison, including pre-sales, analysis, cross functional development and systems integration projects for Company. The Delivery Manager owns the solution delivery and is ultimately responsible for the delivery of the development, project leadership, management, quality, and timely delivery of the project. Will oversee other developers assigned to a project.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Client facing and capable of liaison and customer management * Co-ordinate through the development managers all delivery activities and acts as the escalation point for all development issues specific to projects * Provide overall development project leadership and direct project teams in the delivery of high-quality products within committed timeframes * Ensure build phase of projects are delivered on time and with high quality * Work with development leads to define code drops and co-ordinate the alignment of code drop dependencies * Ensure complete understanding of the development estimate and project scope - lead development team to deliver project within the framework of the given estimate and assumptions * Co-ordinate with the development teams and vendors to ensure the right teams are working on the right build components at the right time, with clear expectations of milestones and goals * Mentor Project Managers on IT methodology and drive consistent processes * Participate, as required, in steering committee meetings, senior executive meetings and other such events * Should have relevant technical experience of the types of products being used: .Net, SharePoint, Microsoft SQL, BI (ZAP Technology) * Would be an advantage if knowledge of Silverlight, MVVM Patterns
QUALIFICATIONS: * Delivery of Projects allocated, to plan and budget * Strong experience in dealing with senior business users, determining requirements and priorities as well as resolving issues * Strong history and track record of completing quality projects on time, as well as a proven track record in coaching and mentoring others to success * Extensive and consistent experience of delivering complex projects throughout lifecycle, * Project planning and progress monitoring including budget control and milestone control; issue and risk management * Excellent presentation skills and strong negotiation skills * Ability to anticipate and build contingency plans * Expert problem solving skills * Ability to handle stressful situations with perseverance and professionalism * Ability to multi-task efficiently * Strong coaching, and project management experience * Experience managing teams delivering IT implementations and involving multiple software application integrators * Knowledge of application development and system architecture * Business analysis techniques
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: * Effective leadership, inter-personal communication skills (written and verbal) * Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects * Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocations procedures * Pro-active in pre-empting issues and problems * Consultative and highly communicative * Good team worker * Self sufficient * Ability to engage and interact with non technical staff * Degree Level of Education preferably within IT * Professional Qualifications (IT/Business) * Project Management experience