Delivery Director

    Overview

    • Category - Digital Marketing
    • Salary - £90k
    • Location - London, UK
    • Date Posted - Mar 6, 2015
    • Description -

    The Company

    Our client is looking for a highly ambitious, efficient and effective Delivery Director who will be responsible for overseeing the guiding processes and respective delivery of all projects. The primary purpose of your role will be to build, lead and manage a Delivery team responsible for effectively and accurately scoping, planning and estimating work before successfully managing the resulting projects within budget, to deadline and to the high-quality standard expected.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    Team leadership: build an ‘A-player’ delivery team providing day-to-day mentorship and management to a team expected to be upwards of six people by the end of 2015.  

    Process: lead the bedding-in and policing of a new end-to-end delivery process, which is currently in development. Own the evolution of this process to best enable the business to efficiently deliver quality content in line with business objectives and forecasted growth.

    Profitability: work with key members of the senior management team to identify and implement processes, owned and managed by your team on a day-to-day basis, that enable accurate tracking, and reporting of target margins/profitability on both project-based and retained clients.

    Project management: scope, plan, estimate and manage projects for key clients subject to the available capacity within your team as we grow. Act as the ‘quality gate’ reviewing and providing guidance on SoWs and other key project documentation produced by your team.  

    Resource planning: work with the Content Director to develop and implement a robust resource forecasting / planning process that, once implemented, will ensure that the Content and Delivery team’s time is best utilised. Own and manage this process and its evolution within the business.

    Requirements

    Excellence at pace – you are highly organised, hard-working, efficient and totally reliable, with a proven record of being able to prioritise and meet multiple, competing objectives, with exceptional attention to detail.

    Openness and transparency – you are loyal, approachable and honest with yourself and others.

    Talent management – you are committed to the continuous personal development of yourself and others, and you are a strong cultural leader.

    Problem solving – you present solutions rather than problems and lead the thinking around the processes needed to improve the whole business.

    Team working – you are humble, calm, positive, enthusiastic and eager to engage with colleagues. 

    Big-picture thinking – you are motivated by our clients mission, maintaining a strong external focus, and assessing the impact of decisions on global operations.

    Seizing the future – you are confident, resilient, resourceful, unflappable and always go the extra mile. 

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