Technical Delivery Manager

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About Us

Nominated ‘Best Tech Place to Work’, Forrit is a digital technology company founded in 2014. The company has developed Forrit® - the next generation enterprise CMS.  Built in conjunction with Microsoft, Forrit® leverages the full potential of Azure's cloud services and tools on a single platform.  This simplifies and automates complex configuration processes and enables rapid and secure website creation, versioning and editing using an intuitive interface.  

We're continuing to grow throughout 2021 and, as a result, we need to expand our team. As a member of the Forrit, you are a part of a talented and diverse workplace, where we want you to be yourself. You are given the opportunity to make an impact and directly contribute to our success. Along with continuous learning, you will have the chance to be part of an innovative, inspiring and dynamic company at the heart of Edinburgh's booming tech sector. 

Benefits

We offer an amazing workplace environment in the very centre of Edinburgh. We see our employees as our greatest asset and therefore we are investing in our people and ensuring that our team members are looked after both at work place and outside of work by providing benefits that support healthy work-life balance. Some of our benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (+bank holidays)
  • Pension
  • Private health care
  • Income protection scheme
  • Group life cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced Parental leave and pay
  • Flexible working 
  • Learning and education opportunities
  • Regular social activities

About the role:

Lead and coordinate the delivery of multiple projects to customers, ensuring a high standard at all time. Prepare strategies/processes and support project teams in the delivery of new change. Be the advocate for Delivery best practices and lead initiatives. 

 Key Responsibilities and duties:

  • Ensure that the software solutions developed for it’s clients comply with  requirements
  • Lead and mentor distributed team
  • Support Agile delivery teams with estimation, planning and strategy
  • Advocate best practices across project delivery
  • Organize and lead initiatives to improve processes, extend the use of tools / frameworks (where appropriate) and develop team members to improve efficiency
  • Take a key role in future development of our web applications using .NET programming components
  • Work with our existing product base to produce the next phase of client digital experiences, utilizing the Forrit SDK and working with new technologies
  • Maintain and add functionality to existing sites, in particular handle requests for new functionality.
  • Facilitate and encourage self-organization and ownership from the development team
  • Protecting the development team from external and internal distractions
  • Removing blockages stopping the team from delivering on time
  • Hands on approach that still gets involved in the day to day delivery issues
  • Work in conjunction with the Forrit product team to ensure client requirements are feed back into roadmap
  • Work with the Microsoft product owner to define achievable sprints and agree priorities
  • Some travel may be required

 Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Excellent knowledge of Agile and scrum
  • Good knowledge of CMS Systems
  • Good understanding of defect tools such as Jira and Azure DevOps
  • Excellent and careful attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills are essential as are exceptionally strong stakeholder management skills
  • A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work
  • A proven track record in software development and Team Management
  • Able to organise, manage and prioritise own workload and juniors to ensure deadlines are met
  • Results orientated
  • Excellent knowledge of Responsive design and Accessibility standards
  • Excellent understanding with applications built with the following frameworks
    • Angular
    • .Net(Core, MVC, WebForms)
    • HTML
    • JavaScript
  • Excellent knowledge of Responsive design and Accessibility standards 
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Perks & Benefits

  • A competitive Salary 💸

  • 25 days holiday + Scottish bank holidays 🏝

  • Personal development opportunities 📚

  • Team socials and activities 🎉

  • Amazing office location right next to Waverley station 🚉

  • Enhanced Parental leave and pay 👶

  • Pension 💰

  • Private Health care 🏥

  • Income Protection Scheme 🙌

  • Group life cover ✨

  • Cycle to work scheme 🚲

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