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Senior Delivery Manager

Remote Bulgaria

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Description

Ciklum is looking for a Senior Delivery Manager to join our team full-time in Bulgaria.

We are a leading global product engineering and digital services company that unites 4000+ seasoned professionals globally on various projects in healthcare, fintech, travel, sportswear, entertainment, and security. Ciklum delivers high-impact technology solutions to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organisations worldwide.

Our recently opened delivery hub in Sofia brings exciting global opportunities for Bulgarian tech talents.

About the role:

As a Senior Delivery Manager, become a part of a cross-functional development team working for the TUI.

Senior Delivery Manager will join a team of Agile Delivery experts. Ciklum Agile Delivery team portfolio consists of numerous projects in different domains, delivered for both large companies and innovative startups around the world.

We are looking for a passionate, energetic, self-driven manager-leader who will be driving organization and supervision of necessary processes, teams, structure and technology services composition to successfully deliver what Ciklum Clients expect to achieve their business goals.

The role of the Delivery Manager is to ensure smooth projects delivery on all stages within agreed deadlines, scope, quality and budget.

The Senior Delivery Manager will be the primary point of contact for clients during the delivery phase and will report directly to the Lead Delivery Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Highlighting of a project’s potential risks/delays during the delivery process
  • Creating and implementing, control and monitoring of a project plan
  • Balancing of competing constraints on the project with the resources and priorities available
  • Coordination of external and internal stakeholders that are involved in the project
  • Monitoring overall progress and use of resources, initiating corrective action where necessary
  • Managing scope, change requests, risks, and resources allocation/utilization
  • Invoking configuration management (release process) processes
  • Managing possible risks and issues within the limits of time, cost and quality, including the development of contingency plans
  • Managing project budget, time, and delivery with respect to vendor related projects

Requirements

  • Agile Delivery / Project Management experience and strong commercial understanding, ideally within Managed Services and IT Outsourcing industry, minimum 5 year
  • Deep understanding and practical experience with Agile approaches (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Ability to perform project manager’s activities and provide supervision during Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Closing phases
  • Experience in managing multiple agile teams in projects of 25-75 FTE
  • Strong service/client oriented attitude, focus on an outcome
  • Solid understanding of change and expectations management
  • A proven track record of successful project implementation in a software environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Problem solving attitude using system-thinking approaches
  • Ability to manage contractual terms and financial issues
  • Advanced level of spoken and written English

Desirable

  • Experience in managing multiple distributed teams
  • Technical background (software development, QA, DevOps, etc)
  • Product Management background
  • Knowledge of the latest trends at SW development technologies and tools
  • Spoken and written German as a plus
  • Experience in creating and running trainings, workshops, other educational activities
  • Agile and/or PMI certification
  • Experience with SAFe or LeSS
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring and conducting of trainings

Personal skills

  • Ability to work on challenging projects, deal with complex solutions
  • Nicely designed, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere that creates good working conditions
  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with client

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, Mental Health programs, Multisport cards, as well as financial and legal consultations
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy licence, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: choose how you want to work – a 100% remote or on-sight in our office at the heart of Sofia. Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just dont miss your regular team stand-up
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfil your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Ciklum entered Bulgaria in 2022 to expand its presence in Eastern Europe and is ready to welcome bright talents.
Be a part of a big story created right now – let’s grow our delivery centre in Bulgaria together. Boost your skills and knowledge: create and innovate with like-minded professionals as a part of a global company with a local spirit and start-up soul.

Be bold, not bored! 

Interested already? We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. We can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.

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