Senior Delivery Manager

Ordnance Survey

Location: Southampton
Salary: £63,291
Closing Date: 17 October 2021
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Job Description

Our growing Technology and Design team plays a key role in ensuring OS is at the cutting edge of geospatial capability and is looking for people to join them. Its mission is to work across the business to provide customer centric design and technology services.

Join us and you’ll have an opportunity to make an impact. To empower projects that deliver real-world benefits across Britain and internationally. To hear our customers say they couldn’t have done it without us. And to be central to OS’s vision: to be recognised as world leaders in geospatial services; creating location insight for positive impact.

About the role

We seek a Senior Delivery Manager to lead our Technology & Design department, in developing the next generation AI, Machine Learning, data capture and data storage systems to drive our world leading geospatial services. 

Providing organisational and technical leadership to our forward-thinking agile teams, you will shape and lead the development and operations across a progressive software engineering department.

Having a customer focus with the ability to think creatively and inspire engineering teams, you will provide thought leadership, coaching and support to a diverse range of software development teams to help realise organisational strategy and goals.

You will be working with a wide variety of techniques, technologies and methodologies, and be fundamental in helping teams define and implement their approach to solving customer problems.

Your organisation wide network, coaching and direction will drive and enable collaboration with senior business stakeholders. This in turn will allow you to influence, shape, design and challenge roadmaps and objectives. Through collaboration with project and delivery managers, you will help understand the lead time to business value and manage delivery risks and issues.

What we are looking for 

If you are interested in joining a team that lies at the heart of what OS is about, we are looking for someone that can demonstrate essential skills and experience in:

Proven experience in managing large teams to deliver operational and strategic value across multiple disciplines

Strong ability to develop skills and capability within teams and drive talent retention and growth

Strategic experience in delivering programmes and products

Proven budget management skills

Proven capacity and capability management skills

Proven experience using agile project management methods

Proven coaching and mentoring skills

Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity

The rewards 

We want you to love what you do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you: 

Salary: £63,291 - £70,737

Performance related bonus

A competitive pension scheme

We embrace flexible working and can consider different working hours dependent on the role and your personal circumstances

25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

Plus, a suite of excellent additional benefits


OSHQ is based in Southampton, Hampshire but at OS we believe work is something you do, not somewhere you go. We embrace a hybrid working model where we believe the choice is with the individual on when they work from our fantastic office or from home. We want to continue to be an inclusive employer and recognise that one size doesn’t necessarily fit all.


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