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Senior Agile Delivery Manager

Job Introduction

  • Are you passionate about empowering highly skilled individuals to achieve their goals and optimize delivery? 
  • Do you have a track record of supercharging teams to be the best they can be?

Buckle up, we’ve got a unique role for you!

We are looking for an experienced, professional and enthusiastic Senior Delivery Manager to join BBC’s UX&D team. We are part of Product Group, a division delivering world-class experiences to audiences across the world, and helping create a BBC that’s truly fit for the future. 

Role Responsibility

You’ll embed yourself in the team and you’ll become a part of their DNA and their heartbeat. In UX&D you’ll get to work with colleagues that apply human-centred design to BBC’s amazing digital experiences, from apps to websites, from iPlayer to News. 

In a typical day it would vary and be like so:-

  • You’ll work closely with the UX&D leadership team and manage the delivery of best in class design work by safeguarding team health, creating and optimising efficient delivery processes and supporting design operation initiatives. 
  • You’ll promote and nurture an environment of collaboration between multi-discipline teams (UX, Engineering, Editorial, other BBC products and horizontal systems)  
  • You’ll maintain and optimise operational ceremonies & processes - from agile task management, roadmap planning, running team meetings, onboarding new people & managing third parties relationships. 
  • Embrace working closely with Creative Directors and Heads of Design to enable the team to produce high-quality work and deliver on time into an agile workflow
  • You’ve got your finger on the pulse; monitoring and managing the health and happiness of the team so they can focus on what they are best at. 

This role will require you to show sharp thinking, extraordinary organisation, great communication, persuasion skills and a good eye for detail.

The Ideal Candidate

  • You have significant experience of project/account management in a design/digital media industry or similar.
  • You have excellent project management skills, with understanding and experience in Lean and Agile Development principles and methods.
  • You have significant experience planning and delivering projects using human-centred design methods.
  • You are an excellent communicator, people manager and team player, and always listen and watch for how to improve ways of working.
  • Finally, you are a thinker and a doer, have drive, enthusiasm, energy and integrity. And you deliver high standards and make things happen. 

Package Description

Band: D
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London or Salford

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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