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Agile Delivery Manager - Cognassist

  • Kandidate
  • Full time
  • United Kingdom
  • 22/02/2021

Cognassist are looking for a Delivery Manager to join our growing team of product and engineering experts. The role will cover the day to day management of a busy engineering function at a key time of growth. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and solution-oriented team builder with a fanatical attention to detail and a proactive, “get things done” attitude. Experience of the start-up / scale-up and SaaS ecosystem a huge advantage. The successful candidate will take ownership of the delivery function of a company that is rapidly scaling to meet customer demand and sales growth, and as such should be prepared to be very hands on.


What we’re looking for:
  • Advanced knowledge and 5+ years' experience working with Agile and Lean methodology and the ability to define, coach and embed the best approach
  • Agile certification to a high level (CSM, CSP, CTC, PSM or equivalent)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience of successful SaaS delivery throughout the full product life cycle
  • 3-5 years previous team leadership and scaling experience in a matrix or multi-disciplinary structure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Analytically driven to ensure continuous improvement and clear progress towards KPIs
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
What you’ll be responsible for:
  • Mentoring and coaching engineering team performance to ensure delivery objectives are met
  • Defining metrics to enable teams to track progress, goals and areas for improvement
  • Ensuring end products are of the highest quality, fully tested and deployed on time
  • Improving collaboration and motivation through effective process implementation and successful conflict resolution
  • Identifying and removing obstacles to delivery, manage risk and dependencies for complex initiatives
  • Championing and implementing the most appropriate agile processes and ceremonies to ensure focus
  • Encouraging and facilitating continuous improvement of the delivery team
  • Supporting the product management and engineering function in realising the roadmap and backlog prioritisation

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