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Senior Technology Delivery Manager (Data)

Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire
Posted: 16/01/2020

Salary: £80K to £95K per Year
ID: data delivery manager

Senior Technology Delivery Manager (Data)... Read more

I am currently seeking a Senior Data Delivery Manager for a permanent opportunity with my client in Hertfordshire.


  • £80,000-95,000 + up to 30% annual bonus (very high 10-year average!)
  • 7% pension, 25 days holiday + option to buy & sell
  • Share option scheme (Buy as You Earn and Save as You Earn Share Scheme)
  • Additional Flexible Benefits Offering via salary sacrifice such medical, dental, and more

When it comes to innovation and scale few companies can compete. This £6 billion business is the largest of its type in the UK & 8th largest globally and their systems are used by over 240 million people a year, with 25 million unique visitors a month. With a substantial investment into their data function it is an exciting time to join and contribute to the delivery of cutting-edge solutions, as well help them grow for their 10th consecutive year! One of their biggest quests is to become the leading data driven company in their industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to defining the data technology strategy bearing in mind people, products and processes
  • Deliver technical solutions through design, build, test, release and support
  • Management of in-house data delivery team members including Business Analysts and Data Architects
  • Act as the point of contact for Programme and Project Managers in relation to data delivery
  • Actively participate in the management community - sharing and re-applying skills & knowledge and bringing in best practice
  • Take responsibility for delivering within agreed timescales and budgets

Key Requirements

  • Proven portfolio and financial management experience, gained in a data/analytics environment
  • Solid understanding of Big Data and Business Intelligence platforms and tools
  • A successful track record working with technical teams including Infrastructure, Development and Test teams to deliver change at an enterprise level
  • In depth understanding of data principles e.g. different life cycle models, structured methodologies, coding standards, their importance and the benefits they bring
  • Experienced in management and influencing in a matrix organisation
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • Proven experience of management in an agile environment working with architecture, development and testing teams and with a sound understanding of SDLC
  • Ability to understand and challenge the architecture and implementation when needed
  • A good knowledge and understanding of total cost of ownership of IT assets and functions and the ability to present and manage trade-offs
  • Can command respect such that they can successfully challenge the status quo
  • The ability to form strong, mutual and professional business relationships with external partners and suppliers
  • Ideally a hands-on background

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