Portfolio Delivery Lead
AMI Insurance
Orewa, NZ
21h ago

The Role

The purpose and unique contribution of your role is to lead teams to achieve continuous, quality delivery, maintaining a focus on customer value, outcomes that maximise flow.

You will use technical as well as functional knowledge to remove roadblocks within the team as well as identifying technical risks (e.

g. risks with architecture, design, patterns, performance, etc.) and communicate & escalate obstacles requiring outside resolution.

The role collaborates with key stakeholders to deliver exceptional business outcomes through technology delivered change.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coach teams on agile ways of working, fostering continuous improvement to grow agile maturity, resilience and high performance
  • Provide transparency and visibility of progress throughout the sprint
  • Facilitate the identification and management of interdependencies across teams within a project and across different projects
  • Work with project & / or program management to facilitate & provide estimates and resource requirements to aid forward planning
  • Develop high-performing teams by fostering an environment of continuous improvement, including facilitating decision making and protecting team from distractions
  • Work closely with the Product Owner(s) and / or Iteration managers during sprints including discussions around the understanding of designs, backlog and product demonstrations (as required)
  • Support the development and execution of the platform application strategy ensuring alignment to the enterprise strategy and Technical roadmaps
  • Proactively manage demand and capacity with key stakeholders to deliver on prioritised and approved demand, whilst reducing key person dependencies
  • Continue to develop and plan for future growth, enabling enterprise programs and managing products and services across the entire IAG estate
  • Enable teams to activate end to end digital experiences for customers, colleagues and partners, that are more secure, robust and scalable than ever before, and deliver them with speed
  • Bring thought leadership in your field of expertise to support the planning and execution of Technology's strategic priorities, contemporary operating model and business plan
  • Contribute to both Technology and IAG performance with insights, collaborative input and expertise that promotes value creation, innovation, managed risk, and improved performance
  • Continue to develop and plan for future growth, enabling enterprise programs and managing products and services across the entire IAG estate
  • Support the Platform to ensure high availability and reliability of the platform as per the agreed service levels
  • Skills & Experience

  • Active in the Agile community with experience working with Partners and Suppliers
  • Workforce planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • People leadership and negotiation skills
  • Able to coach / mentor agile processes within the team specifically in the delivery of the technology solutions
  • Thorough understanding of enterprise software development processes and lifecycle; ability to adjust and apply this knowledge in a dynamic empirical environment using agile development
  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to team development; able to work well in a cross-functional, matrix
  • Proven track record of building motivated, collaborative, and productive development teams with the ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with technical team members
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines while coordinating several teams at a time and responding to changing business and technical conditions
  • Who we are

    We are the largest general insurance group in Australia and New Zealand. You'll probably know us better by our brands - State, AMI, NZI, NAC Insurance, Lantern Insurance, Swann Insurance and Lumley.

    Our brands form a family to make our world a safer place - #Closer #Braver #Faster

    We believe you have a unique point of view to share, shaped by your life experiences, culture and passions.

    About you

    You have similar values to us and value difference, not sameness through gender, mindset, culture, heritage or experience #Proudtobeme

    You believe by harnessing collective wisdom, enables people to be the best for their customers and each other #Together

    You do not care for labels, boxes or categories but instead, seek to work with organisations which build diverse and inclusive workforce and apply this mindset to everything they do #NO boxes

    Let's Talk

    At IAG we're proud of our diverse and inclusive culture, with over 40% females in our Group Technology Division Senior Leadership team.

    Our attractive benefits include 3% Kiwi saver, up to 50% insurance discounts, recognition and reward program, and various corporate partner discounts.

    We offer flexible work options, part time, job share, compressed working weeks, generous parental leave & return to work programs - we're open to your ideas!

    At IAG we strongly believe to achieve success we must create a diverse and inclusive workforce . We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities including Maori and Pasifika people

    You like what you are hearing and want to discuss further? It's easy, Apply Now! Applications Close on Tuesday 27 / 10 / 2020

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