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Agile Delivery Manager

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  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £47126 - £532119 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nikki Fisher

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673 757

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    19 December 2021

  • Start date:


Agile Delivery Manager


The Opportunity


Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit is working with the NHS. Supporting NHS to recruit an Agile Delivery Manager


This is a scrum master role. Dealing with front end developers, full stack developers, user researcher, content designers etc to keep the whole thing process ticking along at pace. Working in sprints and the oil to keep it running.


What you'll be doing as a Agile Delivery Manager

A delivery manager is accountable for the performance of the team. In this role, you will:

  • build and maintain teams, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well
  • identify obstacles and help the team to overcome them
  • focus the team on what is most important to the delivery of products and services
  • encourage and facilitate continuous improvement of the delivery team
  • coach and mentor both team members and others to apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques
What the successful Agile Delivery Manager will bring to the team

  • Agile and Lean practices. You can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use. You can use a blended approach depending on the context. You can measure and evaluate outcomes. You know how to help teams to manage and visualise outcomes. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
  • Commercial management. You can act as the point of contact for contracted suppliers. You understand appropriate internal contacts and processes within a government department. You know how and when third parties should be brought into digital, data and technology (DDaT) projects. (Relevant skill level: working)
  • Communication skills. You can manage stakeholders’ expectations and be flexible. You can facilitate difficult discussions within the team or with diverse senior stakeholders. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
  • Financial management. You know how to balance cost versus valu. You can report on financial delivery. You can monitor cost and budget; (Relevant skill level: working)
  • Life-cycle perspective. You recognise when to move from one stage of a product life cycle to another. You can manage delivery products and services at different phases. (Relevant skill level: working)
  • Maintaining delivery momentum. You can actively address internal and external risks, issues and dependencies including where ownership exists outside the team. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
  • Making a process work. You can identify and challenge organisational processes of increasing complexity and those processes that are unnecessarily complicated. You know how to guide teams through the implementation of a new process. (Relevant skill level: expert)
  • Planning. You understand the environment and can prioritise the most important or highest value tasks. You can use use data to inform planning. You can manage complex internal and external dependencies. You can provide delivery confidence. You can remove blockers or impediments that affect plans and can develop a plan for difficult situations. You ensure that teams plan appropriately for their own capacity. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)


Here's what the Agile Delivery Manager will receive in return:

  • Starting salary of £47 126 - £53 219
  • Excellent NHS Benefits

Think this one's for you

If you think this Agile Delivery Manager role is for you then apply online to Nikki Fisher at Yolk Recruitment


Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.


Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender