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Enterprise Application Delivery Lead

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Job Summary

  • Cork City
  • Contract
  • BBBH766513
  • Sep 16, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

Opportunity to join a Global Organisation contracting as part of their Digital EMEALA team.

Enterprise Applications Delivery Lead

As Delivery Lead you will act as the liaison between the delivery team and Project/Program Manager. As such you will work closely with technical architects, projects managers and business partners to build solutions that meet requirements. This may include managing delivery teams and liaising with the business/product owner in the Agile development lifecycle.

The ideal candidate will have a keen understanding or interest in developing skills across a spread of technologies, systems and platforms with a specialization in Salesforce CRM, Oracle, SAP or Data Analytics. In addition, experience in Technical Delivery Management and managing teams of Architects is essential.

Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills with experience working in a multinational environment is preferred.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and innovation across specific aspects of solution delivery and development
  • Work with Project Managers to define project plan (e.g., project delivery tasks, milestones) and coordinate the alignment of dependencies within the project
  • Lead and manage technical delivery resources for a specific workstream
  • Lead and set standards for technical reviews, peer reviews, and feedback cycles
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to deliver projects in alignment with technical and business requirements
  • Resolve workstream-specific technical risks and issues identified by the Project Managers
  • Ensure knowledge transfer to application and infrastructure support teams
  • Prepare work and resource plans for each phase of the workstream in collaboration the Project Managers
  • Drive benefit realization and delivery of intended results in partnership with the project sponsors
  • Support Project Managers on mitigating risks, resolving issues, and escalating to Steering Group and Program Manager Sponsors as appropriate
  • Verify with Business Partners, Operations, and Information Security that the solution meets quality and performance requirements
  • Ensure all the right technical teams have been involved in the planning, design, development, execution and governance of the projects
  • Work with vendors and suppliers to evaluate options for solutions and services ensuring external requirements and features are incorporated into solution designs
  • Foster a culture of technical discipline, craftsmanship, and innovation
  • Drive continuous improvement of deliverables to meet Definition of Done (DoD)
  • Assist the Solution Delivery Leader in detailed level estimation as part of Initiate and Planning Phase as required
  • Provide end-to-end delivery services specifically for platforms, applications, services and tools for the relevant business areas
  • Be accountable to the BU solution delivery lead to ensure the application delivery is aligned to the overall portfolio view of the BU solution delivery lead

If Agile is the methodology selected for the project(s):

  • Communicate with management and outside stakeholders to limit any uncontrolled expansion of work
  • Continuously publish and manage team performance metrics (e.g., burndown chart, velocity, capacity) in the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool
  • Hold accountability for team's commitments, and in cases of failure, communicate failure points, repercussions, and next steps to the ART
  • Drive continuous improvement by facilitating team retrospectives, teaching problem-solving techniques, and driving greater accountability amongst team members
  • Drive adoption of the Scrum processes, Lean Agile practices, and other rules that the team has agreed on
  • Manage resolution of interpersonal conflicts and issues beyond the team's authority to keep team focused on iteration goals and PI objectives
  • Help manage the team backlog by guiding team to focus on priorities
  • Exhibit the behaviors of Lean-Agile leader and drive application of Lean-Agile practices
  • Foster a culture of technical discipline, craftsmanship, and innovation
  • Drive continuous improvement of deliverables to meet Definition of Done (DoD)

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Sarah Walsh
  • Consultant | IT Recruitment
  • 021 2300300