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Delivery Lead

  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

Delivery Lead
We are considering applicants in –Leeds/Dublin
Style of work – Hybrid 2 days per week

As our new Delivery Lead you will focus on making product delivery happen within an engaged, supported, and motivated environment for the Global Services Team. They will provide the transparency (via tooling), facilitation and optimisation of the product & software delivery machine, to ensure maximum effectiveness of Global Services squads. The role will optimise the delivery lifecycle, to enable regular release of value, bring predictability to change and ensure delivery balances product, engineering, quality assurance, service operations and architectural goals.

Who are we?     
We’re a FTSE 40 global leader in sports betting and gaming with annual revenues of over £4bn. Its strong and diverse portfolio of market-leading brands and best-in-class products provides its 13 million customers excitement and entertainment in a safe and responsible way. Brands include Paddy Power, Sky Betting and Gaming, Betfair, Sportsbet, FanDuel, and PokerStars.
Our vision for global technology is to achieve competitive advantage for our divisions by collaborating on areas of technology that benefit from our global scale, while maintaining divisional autonomy in other areas.

Accountabilities:

  • People-centric leadership approach, to foster a healthy and self-organizing team.
  • Partner with Engineering and Product, to consolidate planning and clear visibility on delivery plans.
    • Provide transparent delivery plans and delivery health.
    • Forecast and communicate delivery dates and delivery health regularly to the Global Services Team and stakeholders.
  • Enable and support autonomous squads, to be maximally effective through transparent, objective measurement and action:
    • Emphasize the importance of teaching, helping others to help themselves e.g. Cycle Time.
    • Management of dependencies, go / no-go decisions, and delivery forecasting.
    • Teach the effective operation of delivery (inc. stand-ups, retrospectives etc.)
    • Ensure a motivating, engaging and happy atmosphere for delivery.
  • Champion the importance of removing waste, balancing workload, and improving dependency processes within and outside the team.
  • Thought leader and teacher of Agile practices, intelligent tooling, emphasizing the importance of social learning.
  • Facilitate delivery communities of practice and share findings across Global Services Team
     

Competencies:

  • Commercially Savvy: Makes it their business to be aware and anticipate emerging external factors and changing market dynamics; constantly explores and analyses future scenarios and possibilities to help the Group respond to change and shape the future; has deep understanding of business drivers and the industry to guide decisions and lead others.
  • Wins Together: Gains trust and support of others, generous with time, advice and knowledge; is able to establish and engage networks to get stuff done rather than depend on authority; seeks out opportunities to break down barriers and collaborate and partner across organisational boundaries.
  • Game Changing: Takes smart organisational risks to drive game changing innovations; champions new initiatives and encourages others to find improved ways to tackle challenges; fosters an environment which nurtures diverse thinking to promote curiosity and nurture innovation.
  • Effective Communicator: Provides clarity on business goals; is effective in all types of communication; adjusts communication style to fit the audience; consistently communicates the mission, vision and values to inspire, energise and motivate others throughout the Group; ensures others understand how their efforts positively impact the bigger picture; creates an environment that encourages effective communication and the sharing of diverse perspectives.
  • Quality Decision Maker: Makes quality, long and short-term decisions at pace considering various inputs and through collaborating effectively; provides tools to empower teams to make decisions; regularly practices and encourages cross-functional problem solving and decision making.
  • Talent Focused: Demonstrates a strong commitment to the development of talent at the Group; recommends and supports development activities in preparation for future roles; invests time to coach and mentor others; builds and proactively manages development to ensure a pipeline of talent is in place; is a talent magnet, capable of identifying, attracting, selecting and developing top talent including and not shying away from talent that goes beyond their own capabilities; finds and attracts diverse talent who have the critical capabilities needed by the organisation; works to create an organisation that is an attractive place to work

Benefits:

  • Uncapped Holiday Allowance (you read that right!)
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme (please ask for your location and we will share)
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection
  • Private healthcare (with option to add dependent)
  • £/₤1,000 annual self-development learning fund & Access to thousands of Udemy courses
  • Invest via the Company Share save Scheme, Discount vouchers, Volunteering days.
  • ‘Take 20’ work from another location for up to 20 days
  • Enhanced Parental Leave Policy and paid time off for appointments.
  • Reward portal eg. electric car scheme, gym membership discounts etc.
  • Wellbeing scheme
  • On-site Gym, Canteen and Gaming area plus many more!

At Flutter we’re working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don't have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

If you need any adjustments to make this role work for you let us know, and we’ll see how we can accommodate them.

Our Work Experience is the combination of everything that's unique about us: our culture, our core values, our company meetings, our commitment to sustainability, our recognition programs, but most importantly, it's our people. Our employees are self-disciplined, hardworking, curious, trustworthy, humble, and truthful. They make choices according to what is best for the team, they live for opportunities to collaborate and make a difference, and they make us one of the Top Workplaces in the area. 

 

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