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Head of Delivery

Job Title: Head of Delivery
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: 14548/001_1520608009
Contact Name: Dominic Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

CONTRACT - Head of Delivery/Delivery Manager - NHS - London/Leeds - OUTSIDE IR35

Head of Delivery


I am currently looking for an experienced Head of Delivery to work on a project in London/Leeds for a public-sector body.

Responsible for overall leadership and management of a digital portfolio of work. To establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and lead in the interaction and communications with the body.


  • Minimum of five years proven experience in managing and implementing complex digital change and transformation projects including monitoring, managing and reporting on finances

  • 2 years demonstrable experience of delivering large scale agile projects including setting up a delivery environment for multidisciplinary teams

  • Proven ability of delivering programmes that have complex regulatory requirements including international standards and governing bodies

  • Demonstrable experience in being able to constructively challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery

  • Understand user centred service design practices, Government Digital Service Standards and the assessment process

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams

  • Demonstrable experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes

  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Extensive experience of delivering face-to-face presentations to large groups of stakeholders, in often pressured and political situations

  • Proven track record of managing and mitigating risks and issues strategically

  • Must have a recognised management qualification as well as formal programme / project management qualifications or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience


  • Experience of acting as an Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA) Reviewer Team Member or Review Team Leader for Department of Health and Social Care and/or Cabinet Office

  • Ability to create concise and insightful communications for dissemination to all stakeholder groups

  • Demonstrable strategic business planning and financial control

  • Public Sector/NHS experience.

This role is to start as soon as possible and will run for an initial 6 months (good chance of extension). This role will fall OUTSIDE of IR35.

Please send your most up to date CV for immediate consideration.