Technical Delivery Lead

Posted 25 July 2022
Salary 50000-60000
LocationOxford
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBusiness Change & Transformation
Reference54480
Contact NameBethany Evans

Job description

Job Title – Technical Delivery Lead

Location – Oxfordshire (Hybrid Working)

Salary - £55,000 / £60,000 + Corporate Benefits

About the Role

As our new Technical Delivery Lead, you will be responsible for end-to-end delivery of product applications and platforms, from concept to service including development and maintenance capability and the effective use of modern development practices and tools such as agile software development and DevOps practices. This includes managing internal teams and overseeing partnerships with commercial suppliers that provide application development.

Work closely with product managers, product owners, architecture teams, development teams as well as other stakeholders, to specify, estimate, enhance and implement products that enable our business strategy, meet expected standards, and deliver a consistent experience to our customers and users. You will take overall responsibility the successful delivery focusing on quality, cost/budget, engineering rigour, standards alignment and compliance, supplier and resource selection and performance.

We operate a hybrid working policy and expect this role to require trips to the office on a weekly basis.

About You

You will have experience of:

  • Shaping, advising on, and delivering products solutions to required quality within agreed budget and timescales
  • A proven ability to deliver technical solutions and enhancements to those solutions
  • Domain knowledge and experience in digital products, preferably with digital publishing products
  • Knowledge of development methodologies including Agile development
  • Experience of managing external suppliers on a day-to-day basis and negotiating costs and service levels
  • Ability to influence and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels of seniority

Benefits

We offer 25 days’ holiday that rises with service, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (3-days) and a 35-hour working week. We are open to discussing flexibility in respect of working hours and the use of technology to support regular remote working, dependent on role. We also have a great variety of active employee networks and societies.