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Digital Delivery Manager

About You
Do you want to be responsible for the delivery of key aspects of our Digital, Fit for the Future and development programmes, whilst working with technical delivery leads to improve and embed DevOps culture and maturity?

You will have extensive experience of managing and leading delivery, collaborating with business representatives and Digital leads to prioritise product transformation requirements.

You will define and manage a sustainable and supportable backlog of development work, whilst also helping support the delivery of complex Digital projects.

You will be highly proficient in various delivery and project management tools and techniques, advising on their use, and building a Community of best practice around them to maintain plans, track delivery and ensure actions, costs, decisions and risks are managed and recorded appropriately.

You will have excellent interpersonal and managerial skills, an ability to manage team resources and set priorities effectively.

You will apply your experience and emotional intelligence to support and mentor team members, creating a high performing team and delivery culture.

You will have extensive experience of Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and have experience of the two main types: ‘Agile’ (iterative) and ‘Waterfall’ (linear).

You will be an excellent communicator, and have considerable experience in identifying, analysing and managing stakeholders.
We don’t expect candidates to meet every single desired qualification.

If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

About The Role
Working with the Digital Management team, technical delivery leads and the Corporate Programme Office You will pro-actively lead delivery of key aspects of the digital programme, providing leadership and governance in the discipline of digital delivery.
As Delivery Manager you will be highly adaptable in your approach, able to identify and apply the most appropriate delivery methodology, leading an Agile Scrum team, working closely with Developers and QA specialists or in more traditional project teams, supporting or project managing delivery within defined governance structures.
You will work to seek out, develop and embed appropriate Agile and project management delivery methodologies, skills, processes, tools and discipline within the Digital team and wider Authority, ensuring successful delivery of complex business solutions.
You will manage delivery of the work backlog, projects and lead delivery teams, setting objectives, managing project performance, and providing support and mentoring to enable them to ensure successful delivery.
You will support an Authority wide learning culture that captures and reports on lessons learned to support and improve future decision making in the delivery of business and digital projects.
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in business change projects that will transform our organisation, and help to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas. 
Role location: Activity Based (typically one or two days in the office per week)
For more information about the role please refer to the attached job description.


Application closing date: Monday 10th July
Sifting date: Tuesday 11th July
Interviews: Friday 15th July
(If you are unavailable on these interview dates, please make us aware and we will look at alternative dates)
Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

About The Coal Authority
Our benefits:

  • A market leading pension scheme - our employer contribution rate is around 27%
  • A choice of working patterns; full-time, part-time, job-share!
  • Adoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Diversity Network Groups
  • Mental Health Allies
  • Civil Service Sports and Social club
  • Employee discounts
  • Annual medicals
  • £15 per month towards wellbeing
  • A values based recognition scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements to give employees freedom to vary their hours around personal preferences and commitments.
  • Generous holiday allowance – 27.5 days annual leave, plus the ability to flex an extra 6 days in addition to 8 public holidays
  • On-site free parking, tea, coffee and soft drinks in the Mansfield office
  • Sponsorship and professional qualifications support
  • Professional subscriptions paid
Working with us:
We offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours.

Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.
With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important.
Who we are:
Here at the Coal Authority, we really are a great team to work with.

We’re united in our passion and commitment to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.
We carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping everyone and everything safe from mine water pollution.
We are excited about what our future holds.

Our work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK.

By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.
We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values.

We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
Here at TCA we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our communities.

We are proud to be an inclusive employer.

We are committed to developing a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community.

We encourage applications from people from different backgrounds, identities, cultures and beliefs.

Diversity is vital to our success and innovation and is fundamental to our values of being trusted, inclusive and progressive.
As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce, we provide a guaranteed interview to applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria who are disabled or from a minority ethnic community.
If you require any reasonable adjustments or alternative format application forms you can get in touch with us by contacting the team by email at or by phone on 01623 637000.

  • Start: 03/07/2023
  • Rate: £46,125 - £51,250
  • Location: Mansfield,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: The Coal Authority
  • Contact: Admin The Coal Authority
  • Tel: 01623 637149
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0148
  • Posted: 2023-07-03 17:10:27 -

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