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Delivery Manager Lyon, France

Delivery Manager Description

Job #: 53630
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION


The role will be to oversee management and EPAM clients’ relationships. The Senior Delivery Manager will be accountable for the overall project delivery, client satisfaction and management of expectations while ensuring that the work is on strategy, on time and within budget. You will be working alongside a globally renowned and award-wining Design, development and technology teams who are passionate about what they do and how they do it. To play a key role building strong business / technology relationships, taking a ‘hands on’ approach to define and deliver Embodying and driving a culture of continuous improvement.

Responsibilities

  • Hands-on delivery management covering the full project initiation and life cycle: lead management, qualification for the bid/financing, drive solutioning and staffing, client management, delivery and execution governance
  • Running multiple delivery streams and clients, to ensure governance at top management level
  • Being accountable for delivery from financial, sourcing, development and business perspectives
  • Hands-on technology practitioner who is able to suggest innovative solutions to business problems/processes that leverage technology to provide marketing differentiation, efficiency improvements, and better user experiences
  • Participates in new business development and discovery led projects, drive preparation of customer proposals and statements of work from delivery perspective
  • Manage customer expectations and relationship. Manage high-level client relationships, looking for opportunities to up/ cross-sell products and services through relationship management
  • Work closely with multi-disciplined teams of product owners, architects, engineers and quality assurance to drive estimates, delivery plans and retrospectives. Identify and manage engagement risks and flag major issues early
  • Hands-on management of delivery stream along with management of a team of Technology Delivery Managers - providing coaching, mentoring and development support to drive up delivery capability across the department
  • Mentoring of peers, including making sure that the offshore and onsite project team undertakes their duties effectively; ability to see the big picture and not micro-manage

Requirements

  • Proven experience of hands-on managing delivery of an organization of 40-100 FTE and or high business impact engagements of a similar size
  • Proven experience in driving large-scale transformational initiatives, ideally data-driven initiatives in large enterprises impacting both organizational and technological components of an organization
  • Have hands-on experience in major project management methodologies and an experience in applying mixture of these methodologies aimed to success of a customer
  • Experience in building data-centric and data-driven delivery team and solutions. Proven experience in driving scalable enterprise data and analytic initiatives
  • Possess “consultant” mindset with strong focus on business value and outcome
  • Experience in building and leading geographically and timely distributed delivery teams, it includes experience in working with customer’s distributed team and defining right target operating model
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and planning skills are necessary, experience with working with nearshore teams preferable
  • Expected to have exceptional organization, leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, MBA or equivalent business experience preferred
  • Self-motivated, multitasking, reliable to deliver on time, a quick-thinker, be able to work in a fast-paced work environment

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Opportunity to work on leading edge platforms, working in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture
  • Knowledge-sharing with colleagues from EPAM's global tech communities
  • Regular performance feedback and salary reviews
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions

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