Technical Delivery Manager
Project / Programme Management, Berkshire (Slough)
Technical Delivery Manager
Project / Programme Management, Berkshire (Slough)

Who we are:

Our mission is to build a strong and cohesive community of Project and Programme Managers to support our Tier 1 Telecommunication, Media and Technology clients to build and improve their digital services and tackle a great variety of technology challenges by leveraging our unparalleled industry knowledge.This is the ideal role for you if you are a Technical Delivery Manager with experience of managing projects in different areas, including Web and App software development, Broadband, Middleware app deployment, and more.

What you'll be doing:

As a Technical Delivery Manager at NTT DATA UK, you will bring proven stakeholder management, financial management, negotiation and conflict management skills, along with the ability to understand and manage project risks when dealing with uncertainty and to own and resolve project issues.

The role requires your in-depth understanding and experience of project planning processes, techniques and methodologies in multi-disciplinary and commercial environments. It would be a great asset for you to have a Project Management qualification (PRINCE2, PMP, etc.) and/or an Agile certification.

You will need to be hands-on and goal-oriented with proven experience across both agile and more traditional delivery environments. You will report into Head of Strategic Programme Delivery and success in this role means that you must be able to think strategically and effectively develop key processes that facilitate project planning and execution. This position requires cross-functional coordination at all levels and the ability to manage in a fast paced and ambiguous environment.

What you'll need:

As a Technical Delivery Manager at NTT DATA UK, you will lead teams from 5 – 60 people and will be responsible for delivering on one of our major accounts with high levels of complexity. You will manage multiple delivery teams or squads via lower level delivery staff for example scrum masters/agile delivery leads across onshore, nearshore and offshore.

More specifically, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Management of demand planning, forecasting, budgeting, planned VS actuals reporting and prioritisation of project work within the team 
  • Define, lead and monitor all team delivery ensuring adherence to delivery methodology, quality and architectural principles, to deliver business goals and minimise technical debt 
  • Being the point of escalation from clients perspective for delivery issues 
  • Recruitment and retention of talent.  Manage, motivate and develop employee at all levels to NTT DATA policies and procedures 
  • Occasional support and work with client partners on pitches providing solutioning and mainly delivery-driven inputs to win new deals. Understanding of client’s strategic objectives and tailoring NTT DATA services and approaches to enable client to achieve their strategy journey 

...and finally:

Our team believes in hard work. We celebrate each other’s success and are always honest with each other. When we work together, we are unstoppable. We aim to build a strong professional community where everyone can mentor others and be mentored and can grow professionally through training and support to reach their career goals. The focus on clients, teamwork and foresight are our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

  • 25 days of holidays, with the possibility to buy or sell 5 days within your first month. The opportunity, as we grow, to experiment with new industries, such as, Public Sector, etc.
  • An online training platform with 3000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills
  • A flexible working environment
  • …And much more!

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Service Line Manager

Martin Lyndon
Project Management Practice Lead

I am a senior Delivery Director, Project and Programme Manager and IT Consultant, with experience of working across a number of industries and domains. I have delivered some significant technology-enabled business transformation initiatives to a number of multi-national, blue-chip organisations and government entities across a number of disciplines, including consultancy services, managed services and integrated IT solutions.

Location
Slough City Centre

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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