We are looking for a Delivery Manager to be the single point of day-to-day contact for our clients, providing delivery oversight, account management and commercial management of our relationships. Candidates will need to have delivery experience working within Technology Industry Vertical, having previous background in a Tech company or working for a Services Company and delivering into the Tech Vertical. Must understand technology project delivery across the software development lifecycle and have relevant business domain knowledge. Could be currently working as a Programme or Senior Project Manager or already be in a Delivery Manager role. In role, candidates will work in conjunction with sales colleagues and will proactively shape proposals and bids, build and maintain great client relationships through successful delivery, manage strategic account plans and be the figurehead of Endava delivery for clients. Ultimately, this is a leadership role and candidates must be able to motivate and lead their teams, ensure long-term health of their client accounts, and be accountable for the overall success and profitability of the accounts. • Take full responsibility for one or more client relationships, including definition, managing the margin on each project, invoice process and the target profitability documentation, and expectations management. • Establish strategic relationships with stakeholders internally and externally and manage assigned accounts successfully. • Successfully communicate issues, manage client expectations, and being accountable for building trusted relationships with delivered satisfaction. • Ensure that realistic project, quality, change control, and risk management processes are maintained, including revenue and cost forecasting. • Appoint, monitor, and control resources, revenue, and capital costs against project budgets and manage internal and external stakeholders' expectations. • Ensure clients gain a high level of confidence in our service capabilities and contribute to the growth of assigned accounts in the Insurance area. • Support the presales activities involved in acquiring new clients being involved in developing the proposal, including identifying delivery units, putting together the bid team, and taking responsibility for the technical and commercial output and quality of the proposal. • The project manager and team will report to you - you will own the delivery to the client, direction/visions, ensuring Endava’s project methodology processes are followed, and ensure that all work has a clear business case that our team understands. You are the senior decision maker on the account. • Work to fully understand your client’s business, not just the technical side, with a continued focus on customer and business benefits.
Qualifications and Experience
• At least 10 years of professional experience. • Previous experience and high level understanding of tech solutions, embedded and low-level development projects, and experience in working for one of the larger semi-conductor companies (is an advantage). • Ability to build and maintain trusting client relationships up to executive level within large client organizations. • Ability to take a strategic perspective and stress management skills to retain objectivity and keeping overall objectives in mind. • Leadership and influence skills to motivate and achieve success. • Strong project management methods, techniques, and tools for effective management from initiation to implementation. • A willingness and desire to get under the skin or technical problems whilst also being able to think, operate and influence at Executive level. • Contract negotiation and contract management methods/techniques and experience. • Broadly skills in technology delivery and in people and change leadership. • Strong focus on customer service and client satisfaction that shapes your approach.
BENEFITS: • Competitive salary package. • Robust benefits package (Bonuses, Discounts and Stock Options). • Diverse activities with a high international share and a wide range of topics. • State of the art technology. • Ongoing learning opportunities – complex projects, training, coaching, conferences, workshops, certifications, online learning platforms, subscriptions, etc. • We live Work-Life-Balance with flexible working hours, home office possibilities. • Diverse company social life - events, sports tournaments, team buildings, passion groups (e.g. hiking, book club, green team). • Multicultural environment - working with colleagues and clients across different countries.