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Consulting, Systems Integration (SI), Solution Development & Integration (SD&I), Bespoke Development – Delivery Manager

Reference  
138561
Location  
Category  
Type  
Permanent
Salary  
Competitive
Salary Frequency  
Annum

Role description

 

Our Technology Practice

Technology is an exciting and thriving area of our consulting practice. We have a diverse practice of over 1700 practitioners working around the UK on challenging engagements across a wide portfolio of clients. Our breadth and depth of technical capabilities enable us to be both trusted advisors and implementation partners.

 

Systems Integration (SI)

Systems Integration (SI) is one of the core Service Areas in Technology, providing clients with the advice and delivery support that they need in their complex technology programmes. Our services include Programme Management, Solutions Development & Integration (SD&I) and Testing.

 

Our Solutions Development & Integration (SD&I) team within Systems Integration (SI) is specifically focused on enabling clients to overcome complex systems integration challenges when delivering business driven, technology-enabled change across their organisation. Our specialists help clients in designing and implementing fully integrated solutions across the organization’s own walls, and with its external partners, suppliers, and customers. Our end-to-end solutions encompass technology, people and data; span across front, middle and back offices; and are focused on quality, governance and control. We cover all aspects of systems integration including digital solutions, package integration, custom development and infrastructure.

 

Systems Integration (SI) is poised for exciting times ahead, given our 2020 ambitions to further grow our delivery capability including into new markets, and help clients with the implementation of large scale end-to-end business transformation programmes. To achieve this, the Solution Development and Integration (SD&I) area is extending its portfolio to include new services, of which a key one is Bespoke Development.

 

The Bespoke Development team focuses on the delivery of custom developed applications for our clients across several industries. Our work encompasses both advisory and delivery services, and covers the end-to-end lifecycle of application architecture and development, including planning, requirements gathering, design, prototyping, code development, modularisation, testing, configuration and defect management, and production deployment. Development is completed in a variety of languages and platforms, including JAVA and .NET technologies​.

 

We are looking to grow this team and offer opportunities for exciting and innovative work with Clients across multiple sectors and with leading technologies, skills acquisition, professional knowledge growth, and overseas travel.

 

 

Our Bespoke Development Offering

We drive the analysis and design of software applications and systems then deliver and deploy custom developed applications. We help our clients in many different ways:

Application Design Services

Application Modernization

Cloud Application Development

Custom Application Development – Including .Net and J2EE

Application Architecture

 

The Delivery Manager is typically focused on the management of our core delivery teams e.g. design, development, testing and implementation. They bring together multiple stakeholders to plan, execute and monitor Bespoke Development projects through to solution delivery, within the agreed timescales, budget and quality. This role requires a combination of management, consultancy and technical skills.

 

Location

 

The base location is London incl. Regions (Southwest, Northwest and Midlands) and Belfast. The role may involve travel, working in different areas of the UK, and potentially overseas.

 

Hours

 

This is a permanent role.

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Responsibilities

 

As a Delivery Manager you will have responsibility for:

Leading the delivery of small, medium and large scale and complex Bespoke Development solutions in a business driven, technology-enabled change environment within the agreed timescales, budget and quality

Leading teams of varying sizes and diverse technical skills including business analysts, solution and application architects, developers, testers and subject matter experts to deliver Bespoke Development solutions

Managing the full project lifecycle – from scoping, structuring, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling through to go-live / support

Identifying project responsibilities, assigning resources and tasks, managing risks and issues, managing quality assurance, status reviews and reporting, development of standards, benefits tracking, change control

Working with stakeholders at various levels across the Client, Deloitte and third parties, and geographical locations, as required

Additionally, as a Deloitte Manager:

Quickly applying your skills and experience at client sites

Supporting development of proposals and propositions

Graduate recruitment

Team development activities

Developing your sales activities and deepening your already strong industry alignment in preparation for more senior positions and future promotion in the firm.

Maintaining a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; having a clear understanding of the firm's commitment to creating a more inclusive culture

 

Requirements

 

We are looking for individuals that will embody Systems Integration at Deloitte Consulting - people who understand the connection between the business problem and the technology solution and have the professional and personal skills to make a real difference to our Clients.

 

Mandatory:

 

Technical

 

We expect you to have skills and experience in the following:

A minimum of 5 years of managing custom application development projects, ideally including one or more of the following areas:

Application Design Services

Application Modernization

Cloud Application Development

Custom Application Development - Including .Net and J2EE

Application Architecture

Code reviews and design reviews

Experience of managing initiatives involving one or more of the following technologies:

.NET (C#) and .NET framework application development

Scripting language (JS/ VBS/ JavaScript)

Application architecture or solution development with JEE(J2EE)

Software development using object-oriented languages

Project management / oversight of teams of varying sizes including:

Managing multi-vendor and complex systems integration projects

Managing near-shore and off-shore teams within a technology programme

Knowledge and understanding of:

Web services incl. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud

Methodologies such as Agile, SCRUM, Rational Unified Process (RUP)

Build and deployment process and tools

Good knowledge of PM & planning tools

Experienced in using Microsoft Office Project to construct project plans and budgets

Experienced user of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred:

Internal or external consultancy experience

Technical university degree

Recognised PM certification

Experience of managing initiatives involving one or more of the following:

DevOps

Database design

Responsive design, Performance tuning, Automated Build and deployment

Packaged software deployments

Tool based modernization, including code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools

Additionally, we expect that you possess the following core consulting skills:

Comfortable leading technical conversations with clients at various levels

Ability to develop strong client relationships

A strong focus on team working within diverse and remotely located teams

A "can do" attitude - Hands-on & flexible approach to emerging requirements and a real willingness to learn and participate

Excellent communication (written and verbal), stakeholder management and people skills. Ability to articulate complex ideas to different audiences within an organisation, and effectively engage with stakeholders ranging from subject matter experts to senior functional leads

Strong documentation ability

Strong track record of prioritised planning to work within tight project planning constraints

Able to proactively identify risks and issues and provide mitigation approaches

Experience of working in fast-paced and demanding delivery-focused environments

Understanding and awareness of the commercial and reputational risks Deloitte may encounter and the appropriate mitigations

Enthusiasm and passion for the delivery of market leading solutions that make a difference

An ability to travel internationally and stay away from home for up to 5 days each week for specific durations of time based on defined programme needs or phases

 

All candidates must have full travel mobility and the right to live and work in the UK. A good graduate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) degree is preferred. Industry experience in one or more of the following will be an added advantage:

Consumer Business

Healthcare and Life Sciences

Energy and Utilities

Manufacturing

Telecoms, Media & Technology (TMT)

Public Sector

Financial Services

You are here: Consulting

 

Three core competency areas make up our Consulting service line:

Technology

Strategy & Operations

Human Capital

 

We exist to solve complex problems

Our consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the world’s largest and most complex business challenges. With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value - we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and it’s these questions that uncover answers - answers with impact.

 

We are committed to collaboration

Our role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration – with our own networks and with our clients. It’s why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our client’s needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions. We’re also unafraid to challenge.  In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities.

 

We create long-term, sustainable impact

We often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution.  Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began. For us, it’s about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come.

 

We offer a number of different career pathways

We offer three different career pathways at Deloitte, meaning that there are three different routes by which people can progress in Consulting.  We provide variety regarding the career options available to you, assisting you to take career steps that fit your skills, talents and aspirations, and providing an environment where those choices can be discussed in meaningful and constructive career conversations.

 

The Consulting Career Paths are:

 

Consulting pathway – pathway based around developing a broad consulting skillset alongside building expertise in a specific domain

 

Consulting Solutions pathway – pathway where there is greater focus on building skills and deep expertise in a specific domain. Practitioners have a narrow focus, determined by their SME and type of contribution made

 

Consulting Services pathway – pathway for people whose career is built around the delivery of managed services to clients (either internal or external)

 

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About Deloitte

 

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

 

How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?

Our creative and innovative solutions enable our Clients to address their greatest challenges and improve workforce quality, speed and productivity, while enabling our practitioners to grow their knowledge base and skills and successfully develop their career.

 

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

 

What do we value?                  

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.

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Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.

 

Requisition code: 138561