Senior Delivery Lead, Wellington

Last update 2024-05-25
Expires 2024-06-25
ID #2101049933
Senior Delivery Lead, Wellington
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified April 4, 2024


Wellington, Wellington 6021, New Zealand • Full-time

What you’ll do
As a Delivery Lead, you will drive complex multifaceted projects across a complex technical environment. As a natural leader you will have a strong talent for inspiring, motivating and coordinating both Engineers and Executive stakeholders. As we are launching our new strategy with a strong focus on scaling our business, you will play a pivotal role by delivering projects on budget and on time, coordinating resources with what’s happening at a wider business level.
You will work with the Technology and Product executives to optimise and deliver value to our customers that is strategically aligned with our product roadmap and company vision.
This role is the first role dedicated to the Delivery of Projects, which means we will need you to bring your sharpened project tools and apply SCRUM/Agile principles and methodologies with a pragmatic approach, while engaging with key stakeholders. A desire for continuous improvement with a positive and self-reliant attitude is essential to meet the expectations around the productivity, cohesion, and happiness of each individual in your team, including yourself.
Introduce Agile Project Management Methodologies across Arlo
Strategise, implement, and maintain program initiatives that adhere to organisational objectives
Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached
Work closely with project sponsor and cross-functional teams to develop the scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives
Manage project teams for optimal return on investment, and coordinate and delegate cross-project initiatives
Identify key requirements for cross-functional teams and external vendors
Develop and manage budget for projects and be accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives
Work with other managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the department
Analyse, evaluate, and overcome projects risks, and produce project reports for managers and stakeholders
Evaluate and influence the performance of the team and individuals to optimise delivery, team cohesion and satisfaction.
Refine internal processes within and across teams and departments to ensure the right people are engaged at the right times to support productivity or remove impediments.
Communicate progress, status and risks to key stakeholders in a timely and effective manner so potential impacts and dependencies can be mitigated.
Lead, grow and develop direct reports
Ensure the team are continuously developing and contribute to their learning and development plans so we have the skills we need now and in the future
Assist with recruiting, training and onboarding new members of the team
Role model our values and set clear expectations by giving clear and honest feedback, and promptly address any performance or behavioural issues
Build and promote a positive working environment for the team.
A minimum of 3 years managing large complex projects
A minimum of 5 year team lead with management responsibilities.
Extensive experience in stakeholder management Executive to Board level
Robust understanding of modern Dev Ops principles and cloud architecture delivered on AWS or Azure.
Infrastructure as code (e.g. Cloud Formation)
Microservices and Containers (e.g. ECR)
Serverless approaches (e.g. Lambdas/SQS)
It would be an advantage to have
University degree in related field
Agile/SCRUM, Dev Ops or Software Engineering certifications
Experience working with Learning and/or Event Management systems
Applying OWASP principles throughout the design and development of applications, using the least privilege approach to minimise risk.
A solid understanding of scrum and agile best practices applied with a pragmatic balance between process and efficiency.
A track record of stakeholder management and communication across all levels, including internal and external clients or vendors.
Comfort in a startup environment where you need to move quickly and independently while wearing many different hats.
We are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and lifting our cultural capability. You don’t need to be knowledgeable in these areas, but you do need to be on board with learning. Please let us know in your application if we need to make specific accommodations during our process.
Applications will be reviewed as we go until we find a suitable candidate.
Role Type

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior delivery lead

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