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Delivery Manager - Data

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Here at The Very Group, we’re on an exciting journey to transform our technology estate and create even better experiences for our customers. We’re doing that by modernising our existing systems and platforms, utilising a wider variety of modern, cloud-based technologies. We support diversity, both in terms of people, technical skills and knowledge.

Our Tech teams have recently gone through a transition to a new working model and culture, one structured around cross-functional teams we call squads. Our squads will make up an overall Tribe. Each tribe is responsible for designing, building, running and improving the technology that relates to their business area, all aimed at providing a world class experience for our customers.


Requirements

About the role

As a Delivery Manager you will be accountable for the effective delivery of complex, high-risk products and services within the Data Platform Landscape. You will have hands-on experience across a broad range of Data related products and services, delivering throughout the entire product life cycle. You will also be accountable for one or more development team’s output and are the main point of escalation. As a Delivery Manager you will work hand in hand with the Product Owner and Principal Engineers to influence and define a path to meet our commercial aims. You will act as a role model within the discipline and wider community coaching/mentoring other Delivery Mangers.

In line with business expectations Delivery Manager may be responsible for one or many squads.

At this level, you will be expected to:

  • Be an expert within the discipline of Agile delivery
  • Have knowledge of Data Migration, Data Transformation and Data Presentation
  • Have a fundamental knowledge of Cloud based storage, data manipulation tools and data replication. solutions
  • Have strong communication skills and engage senior stakeholders
  • Coach and mentor Delivery Managers

Skills

  • Appropriate certification for both iterative and continuous delivery approaches from either Scrum Alliance, Scrum.org, PMI, APMG, BCS, Kanban University or VFQ.
  • Proven track record of delivery in both iterative and continuous delivery approaches.
  • Ability to operate in a complex stakeholder and technology environment.

Benefits

Our benefits

  • Flexible, hybrid working model; top rated on Glassdoor
  • Flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays + option to buy or sell 5
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk
  • Matched pension up to 6%
  • Health and wellbeing agenda
  • Onsite gyms with over 25 classes
  • On-site discounted restaurant and coffee houses
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking *Subject to availability and postcode eligibility

How to apply

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate & looking for their next career move. If you're interested to find out more, please contact Jordan Davidson in the talent acquisition team at The Very Group or apply online.

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

If you’re a current employee of The Very Group, please apply via Talent Online/Workable? as an internal applicant.

About us

We’re The Very Group – home to Very.co.uk and a 3,500-strong team of super talented people, all passionate about making good things easily accessible to more people so they can live life well. A unique digital business, we combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options that help people say yes when it matters most. And we’ve been doing it for over a century – moving from catalogues to bricks to pureplay online retail, consistently reinventing the way our customers shop and our people work to help them get the most out of life every day.

When you join Very, you’re joining a dynamic, successful and constantly developing organisation that’s determined to fulfil its promise, as well as the promise of everyone it serves. You’ll work in an environment that is fast-paced, customer-focused, inclusive, caring and vibrant, with people who share a commitment to helping everyone – customers and Very people alike – live life well.

If you’re inventive, positive, collaborative and responsible with an energy to create the best possible life for yourself and others…then come and join us!

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We’ll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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