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Senior Delivery Manager

Blip is a top-of-the-edge Portuguese IT company, focused on software engineering solutions for sports betting and gaming.  

As part of the Flutter Entertainment group, we are an essential piece of the business, delivering safe and entertaining websites, mobile apps, and retail systems for over 7.6 million monthly customers around the globe.   

Creating safe and fun software for sports betting and gaming it’s what we do. But the way we do it is what makes us one of the top options when it comes to choosing the best place to boost your career. Our Agile-oriented mindset, together with the most exciting technology and a team of 500 bold and inspiring people, will drive your star-quality skills to another level.  

We bet on people first. That’s why employer branding and flexible practices are cornerstones of our working culture. And our working culture is more than job benefits, it empowers you to come as you are and find the perfect balance between your life and your working challenges. We focus on autonomy, diversity, lifelong learning, and work-life balance.  

So… It’s not a job. It’s a way of being and it all starts here.  Are you in  ?   

The Role...

As Senior Delivery Manager you will lead a team of delivery (engineering) managers. You will provide tactical and strategic leadership, oversight and direction to multi-discipline team members that span multiple concurrent deliverystreams. You should have a solid technical and managerial background, proven problem-solving skills, be a strong technical and organizational leader with positive results-driven attitude and be able to demonstrate your ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  

Your exceptional communication skills will be key, not only to lead your team through a challenging, continuouslychanging environment, but also to your constant interactions with a diverse group of stakeholders.  

What You'll be Doing...  

  • Work closely with the key business customers, stakeholders, external partners and all groups within the Technology organization to implement, evolve, support and own the software and system components to appropriate quality standards, within Flutter's overall infrastructure 
  • Clearly communicate to group and divisions senior leadership and to your delivery function and respective squads. Promote strategies, roadmaps, dependencies and plans for products and/or components 
  • Own the product development lifecycle and be responsible for managing all delivery risks 
  • Manage all technical resources and capacity plans within budget and project schedule 
  • Responsible for fostering an open-source mindset and for maintaining strong and collaborative relationships withother Senior Managers among Flutter group divisions 
  • Lead, inspire, motivate and line manage an area compose by several multi-discipline software development teams and Managers 
  • Coach, hold 1 to 1s, set and review objectives, appraise performance, and assist with career development, ensuring effective performance management 
  • Help build a ‘delivery with high quality' culture that is accountability and results orientated 
  • Responsible for achieving and sustaining employee engagement 
  • Serve as liaison between the delivery team and key stakeholder(s) 
  • Execute, plan and manage changes as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements 
  • Continuous improvement of processes through automation of common procedures, and implementation of standards, processes and checklists 
  • Prioritize all tasks throughout all phases of the project lifecycle 
  • Foster an appropriate sense of urgency to deliver results at pace 
  • Actively measure and review the Productivity, Velocity, Quality and Duration of delivery, taking prompt corrective action where necessary 

What We're Looking For...  

  • Proven track record of leading and managing teams on complex software projects 
  • Expertise using agile methods for software delivery 
  • Experience working with distributed, redundant and transactional systems and the testing of these 
  • Experience managing the development of a team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each teammember's career interests where possible 
  • Experience in managing effectively a team consisting of multiple disciplines 
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills, particularly regarding technical risks, issues and constraints 
  • Able to project manage work and prioritize effectively 

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