Agile Delivery Lead
Wellington, Wellington, NZ
21h ago
source : WHATJOBS

The Agile Delivery Lead role is to establish a delivery environment where the Agile team can deliver on track, on time and according to specifications.

  • They will collaborate with the Product Owner, Designers, Developers, and Clients to maintain velocity, managing external dependencies, risks, issues and actions;
  • in addition, given Datacom's position as a vendor, this role also includes the logging of the RAID as well as decisions.

    The other key focus of the role is in supporting the Product Owner with data, forecasting and reporting to enable the ongoing prioritisation from a view of feasibility and value.

    Ideal background / experience :

    A university degree in a related field

    Knowledge of all project management methodologies especially Agile , software and tools

    Experience in team management / mentoring

    Strong technical background

    Experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management and change management

    Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

    Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget

    A typical day would involve :

  • Coordinating and facilitating daily Scrum meetings, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospectives and Release Planning for the Scrum team
  • Ensuring transparency in communication and creating an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress

    Promoting a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation

    Facilitating impediment clearing and protecting the team from outside distractions

    Facilitating the Agile team to reflect on their dynamics and delivery and find ways to continually improve.

    Ensuring Scrum methodology is understood, and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines Coaching the Scrum team in self-organization and utilising a cross-functional skillset

    Working with the Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision-making in line with organizational goals and expected business benefits

    Providing visibility of delivery status and issues to senior management

    Coordinating and scheduling the execution of deliverables across multiple teams

    Mentoring team members on Agile software development principles and practices

    Some useful soft skills / natural abilities for this role :

  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal

    Strong interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills

    Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills

    Leadership and motivational skills

    Planning, decision-making and organizing

    Delegation, team work

    Conflict management

    Openness, flexibility, creativeness

    Stress management

    Why you'll want to join us :

    At Datacom we believe that doing good, is good for business. We've maintained our local family feel whilst expanding globally, across Australia, ASIA, US and the UK.

    Our brand and reputation depend on proving the promise' and we aspire to be the trusted advisor for our customers across Government and the private sector from enterprise scale to regional business.

    We pride ourselves on being the best of the best, so you'll be joining a team of high-performers, in a fun, fast-paced environment.

    Requirements :

    Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on our site access requirements for this role, and / or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption.

    Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

    At Datacom, we know that cleverly applied information technology makes a demonstrable difference to our clients’ businesses. Private and ...

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