Delivery Lead

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Richmond upon Thames, England
Industry: Retail, Other
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Job Type: Contract (6 months)
ID: JF4262672
Posted: 04 Oct 2019

Job Description:

Delivery Lead

Our client, a global leading firm, are seeking a Delivery Lead on an initial 6-month contract to start in ASAP. The role is based in Richmond.

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Foster clear, minimum and effective processes inside of squad

  • Ensure visibility inside and outside of the team on progress

  • Proactively remove blockers within squad to ensure continuous delivery

  • Help highlight and escalate risks to commitments, inside the squad and to wider stakeholders

  • Share learnings and insights into how to improve experimentation within organisation and other journey teams

  • Managing delivery of A/B tests, ensuring tests across the squads consistently follow our processes, tests with all required tracking implemented, and help to prevent any conflicts between tests

  • Works with product analysts to ensure tests are bucketed correctly and the appropriate methodology for testing is being followed in each case

  • Aid squads in developing and evolving their ways of working

  • Onboard new team members into the teamway of working and domain

  • Facilitate retros and other team activities so squads are heard and are actively improving

  • Coordinate with other dependant teams in Gumtree and throughout wider business

  • Onboard new team members into the teamway of working and domain


  • Experience with Agile (Scrum, Kanban) and openness to adapt and change

  • Understanding of continuous improvement as well as the fundamentals of iterative development

  • Experience with hypothesis-driven experimentation and how to interpret data

  • Can follow and contribute to technical system-level solution discussions

  • Ability to quickly gain domain knowledge and technical landscape of the journey team

  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Balancing diplomacy and tact - able to communicate about issues while maintaining good working relationships

  • Energetic, determined, positive, goal focused and can work effectively under pressure

  • Can build a reputation for being consistent and trustworthy.

  • Experience with Jira/Confluence
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About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

James Fernley
TEL : +44 20 7532 7924

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