CareerZone - Agile Delivery Manager (76991)

Job description


Agile Delivery Manager

Job reference 76991


  • Job Title :
    Agile Delivery Manager
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    9 June 2023
  • Line Manager
    Daniel Mitchel
Job Advert

We are looking for people who have experience of working in a hands-on Agile Delivery Management role; implementing solutions from inception to deployment and then supporting and iterating those solutions once live.


The responsibilities of an Agile Delivery Manager are varied and the work environment is dynamic. You will have a broad appreciation for different technologies and delivery methodologies, and your adaptability to overcome different challenges along with your ability to develop strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders will be important.


 Your Role

  • Responsible for the iterative feature delivery, deployment and quality performance of several products, from inception through to live operation.
  • Work closely with Scrum Masters and Product Managers to understand priorities, scope of work, and to then own the technical delivery of changes against their respective products.
  • Overseeing the delivery of change across several development squads, including understanding the implication of changes made during the development life cycle and ensuring the resolution of blockers.
  • Working closely with Project Managers to ensure that delivery plans focus on backlog priorities including tech debt, vulnerabilities, bugs as well as features are maintained.
  • Working with Agile Development squads to ensure that development stories consider both functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Ensure smooth transition into live environment, ensuring the delivery of scalable and serviceable feature solutions.
  • Working alongside key vendors and monitoring service and performance of vendors.
  • Ensuring quality and compliance standards are maintained and relevant technology governance is applied.
  • Appreciation of E2E SDLC dependencies, supporting all phases in delivering exceptional customer outcomes.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to development squads, instilling a continuous improvement culture
  • Work towards a run model where squad alignments, velocity, planning & prioritisation falls under your ownership


 About You

  • Managing stakeholder relationships at a senior level, establishing a high level of trust
  • Leading and managing Agile Delivery iterations, supporting a fast, paced, dynamic, multi-channel business
  • Strong, demonstrable Agile methodology experience
  • Delivering large scale technical change projects across, Ecommerce, Development or Infrastructure environment.
  • Providing delivery leadership across multiple delivery teams.
  • Experience of working with multiple 3rd parties across numerous geographical locations is advantageous.


Desirable Skills

  • Experience using Jira and confluence


Hybrid Working

Work Where it Works.  Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works.  This enables you to complete your daily tasks where you'll be the most effective.  It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.  We would love to talk to you about this.


You will also get an excellent benefits package including:

  • £5,700 company car or car allowance plus discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.


We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.


If you have any questions, then please email

#LI-ES1 #LI-Hybrid

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Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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