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Delivery Lead

Description

Infinity Works is a leading software, IT and Digital engineering consultancy. We help our clients solve hard technical problems in a wide variety of domains using a diverse set of technology stacks and forward thinking Agile methodologies.

We’re looking for people who’ll roll up their sleeves and get stuck into the kind of projects where others fear to tread.
It’s fun & exciting & a little daunting in a good way – we work hard, but we play hard as well. Because when we do something great, we’re not shy about celebrating it.
If you’d like to read more about Infinity Works, head over to our website www.infinityworks.com

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Delivery Lead to join our head office team based in Leeds. It’s an exciting role that’s all about bringing highly skilled people together on a project and delivering the best value for our clients. As a Delivery Lead at Infinity Works Leeds, you’ll be able to demonstrate your first hand project delivery experience in a variety of challenging environments working with both internal and external customers as well as senior stakeholders. What makes a good Delivery Lead you ask? Well, our Delivery Leads must be able to step into a variety of situations, quickly assess what is needed to make it work and take ownership, steering the team and project towards success. Strong soft skills and being adaptable to a wide range of modern / agile software delivery techniques are key.

Requirements

  • Full ownership of day to day delivery tasks supporting Sprint / Kanban boards
  • Develop and own the delivery / Epic roadmap and path to live plans for the project / programme
  • Excellent communication skills in order to build solid relationships with our clients whilst diplomatically challenging the ‘why’ to ensure value and minimise waste
  • Reporting team progress against plan, highlighting variance and determining appropriate actions to mitigate
  • Capturing risks and issues and managing dependencies across the project / programme
  • Create an environment of continuous learning through holding retrospectives and highlighting problems and single points of failure and working out what to do collaboratively
  • Shaping ways of working through agile best practice and coaching the team to ensure focus on business priorities and time to market
  • Working with the team to agree achievable goals for each squad, the ‘definition of done’ and foster a shared understanding of success
  • Close relationship with the team’s technical leadership to ensure we build the right solution to meet the customer’s needs
  • Engagement in the wider Infinity Works delivery community, contributing to cross company forums and initiatives to improve the way we work across the organisation
  • Support and manage the overall financial management of the account including forecasting, tracking finances and timely invoicing
  • Support legal and contractual aspects of account management, working within the bounds of agreed statements of work, tracking against committed objectives and helping shape forthcoming agreements

Benefits

We believe that our team should be rewarded for their efforts, so we offer a great salary along with a number of things that are designed to make life just a little easier.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Contributory Private Health Care
  • Death in Service (x4 salary)
  • Hiring Bonuses (Referral scheme)
  • Discounted Rail Season Tickets
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Financial Advice Service
  • My Work/Life Solutions Voucher Scheme

A Career, Not a job

At Infinity Works we work hard to ensure that nobody gets stuck in a rut doing the same old thing. We strive to learn something new every day put those new skills use as soon as possible. Our varied client base and technology agnostic approach to problem solving means we regularly offer our staff new challenges without having to hit the job market and start over.

Our team members work end to end on projects so that everyone gets the satisfaction of seeing a job finished. Everyone has an advocate to help them get the very best support and ensure they get the most out of their time at Infinity Works. We regularly rotate team members through accounts to offer them opportunities to learn new things and strengthen our teams with new perspectives.

For more information on this role, or any of our other roles, please contact:

recruitment-leeds@infinityworks.com

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Regent House
5 Queen Street
Leeds

info@infinityworks.com
0113 320 5010
https://www.infinityworks.com/

Job Vitals

Type: Full Time

Reference Number: 85971

Some of the attributes we're looking for: Full ownership of day to day delivery tasks supporting Sprint / Kanban boards : Develop and own the delivery / Epic roadmap and path to live plans for the project / programme Excellent communication skills in order to build solid relationships with our clients whilst diplomatically challenging the ‘why’ to ensure value and minimise waste : Reporting team progress against plan, highlighting variance and determining appropriate actions to mitigate : Capturing risks and issues and managing dependencies across the project / programme : Create an environment of continuous learning through holding retrospectives and highlighting problems and single points of failure and working out what to do collaboratively : Shaping ways of working through agile best practice and coaching the team to ensure focus on business priorities and time to market.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Operations

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Infinity Works is looking for the following: Extensive experience recruiting for the permanent IT market. : Ability to naturally collaborate with stakeholders and make decisions based on business value. : You will be an active member within the tech community and have a solid reputation within the tech scene as a respected tech recruitment expert, who is credible, works with integrity and delivers exceptional standards of customer care. : You will have an in-depth understanding of effective sales and negotiation techniques, and be long term value driven in implementing and applying these. : You will naturally enjoy working to tight deadlines, within a fast paced, delivery focused environment. : You will have a tendency to think outside of the box and adopt a 'can-do' approach to problem solving.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Operations