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Group Technology Delivery Manager- Network

Posted: 10 Sep 2020 Closes: 10 Nov 2020
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time itv/200001H7

 

 

 

Group Technology Delivery Manager- Network

Permanent

London

Closing date: 24/09/2020

 

Why you should join us…

 

We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.


We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.

 

ITV is on a journey...Our Technology is fundamental to ITV’s running and growth, both in the UK and internationally. It underpins everything we do from creating great content, bringing to our viewers, enabling new commercial opportunities and making it easier for colleagues to communicate and collaborate. 

In a fast-changing world, we not only make sure our systems work effectively so we can all operate day to day, whilst at the same time helping the business to transform and take advantage of new digital opportunities. 

We’re passionate about our technology. We integrate best of breed, commercially available products with internal solutions that we design and build from the ground up, using open source technologies and agile software engineering practices. It’s a huge remit, and there’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the team.A busy programme of work to modernise and transform our key business systems is underway, so we’re fit for the future, whatever that looks like. 

We have in-house development teams that use a series of lean agile processes to ensure an iterative and incremental approach to Product Development. We promote rapid and flexible responses to change, therefore creating business agility. We have an opportunity for a Project Manager to join the Group Technology team to facilitate delivery. 

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who has a track record of successfully leading agile teams and is also experienced in the delivery of Waterfall projects. 

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Direct and manage the overall project delivery, ensuring that the agreed outcomes are delivered.

  • Report on the status of delivery, ensuring that key stakeholder are kept up-to-date

  • Facilitate Agile Ceremonies - Planning, Demos and Retrospectives - with the teams 

  • Work with Product Owners and Stakeholders on team goals 

  • Empower and coach teams to self organise and improve, ensuring solid processes and good discipline 

  • Work with your teams to maximise throughput with quality, innovation and automation at the heart 

  • Identify and remove issues, risks and impediments that would affect teams and business area 

  • Use collaborative techniques to bring about team changes 

  • Organise releases and distribute release communications 

  • Track work using the appropriate  planning tools Jira, Trello, Clarizen etc


 

 

 

Skills required

  • Experience in facilitating teams using Scrum and/or Kanban 

  • Good communication skills, with the ability to tailor communication style as appropriate

  • Customer focussed - seeking and appropriately incorporating the relevant customer feedback 

  • Good understanding of Agile ways of working - techniques and practices

  • Experience working on workplace, Infrastructure and platform projects

  • Developing new operating models 

  • Experience in forming new teams, including hiring permanent and contract staff

  • Demonstrable experience of planning, estimating, metrics and financial budget management 

  • Experience in project progress reporting - via reports and meetings to key stakeholders

  • Experience in coaching and facilitation 

  • Project Management certifications eg PRINCE2, Scrum and/or Kanban 


Desirable:

  • Familiarity with some of the tools our Network Engineering teams use:

    • Cisco Product Family

    • Different Firewall Technologies

    • Solarwinds

    • Tufin

  • Understanding of Data Center and Site Cabling and Facilities Requirements

  • Use of Project Planning and Metrics tool such as Clarizen, Screenful etc 

  • Use of GSuite 

  • Media sector

  • Experience in Cloud migration projects

  • Use of Devops toolsets & template architectures


 

 

 

If you want more information regarding  this role please feel free to email TalkingCareers@itv.com


Find out more about our benefitshttp://www.itvjobs.com/why-join-us/benefits/


We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working - offering support and options to provide you with the right environment/work/life balance.


We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.  Find out more here 



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