Delivery Manager

Kaplan   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Education.


Less than 5 years

Posted 240 days ago

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Job Description

Summary of role:

The Delivery Manager is responsible for supporting one team.  S/He works closely with Product Owner, Tech Leads, and team members to support teams in resolving impediments and coordinating cross-team dependencies.  The Delivery Manager is self-sufficient and can help to maintain a team’s agile practices.


Creates a transparent, collaborative, open, and trustful environment where teams can work efficiently and deliver high-quality products quickly;

Promotes self-organization and cross-functionality within team and promotes effective conflict resolution on the team;

Assists the team in making appropriate commitments;

Organizes and facilitates effective team ceremonies (e.g.,  backlog grooming, sprint and release planning sessions, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews (demos), and retrospectives);

Prevents team distractions, identifies and leads the impediments-solving process, and escalates risks and issues if necessary;

Promotes open and transparent collaboration and alignment with stakeholders and other functional areas, including Finance, Agile Teams and Business Units;

Ensures that all deployment activities are coordinated with our Cloud Operations team;

Understands agile / lean values and practices and proactively seeks out opportunities to grow

Basic Qualifications of the Delivery Manager :

  • BA/BS in Computer Science (or equivalent relevant work experience).

  • 3-5 years experience delivering software / web products in an agile/lean environment as a scrummaster or equivalent agile role.

  • Demonstrated ability to help teams improve the way they work together and deliver outcomes.

  • Good understanding and experience with agile principles and practices.

  • Proven results from leading organizational change or  team building

  • Strong presentation, facilitator skills