RSPB • Flexible in UK

Digital Technology - Senior Delivery Manager ( x2 roles )

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £38000 - £50469 per annum

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

About The Team
Digital Technology at The RSPB is a multi-disciplined team responsible for defining and delivering a variety of projects that support our corporate and technology objectives, the work covers everything from marketing, digital, infrastructure, and data-centric projects – all with one goal in mind…how can technology help save nature.

Role Description
We are looking for an experienced digital or technology Delivery Manager to join our Digital Technology Delivery & Production Team.

As a Senior Delivery Manager, you will manage one or more projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary digital team. You’ll be adept at delivering complex digital projects, breaking down barriers for your team and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen when needed. Your approach will be open, honest, and respectful while delivering at pace.

Defining project needs and feeding these into the programme/portfolio process will enable resources to be appropriately allocated. You will be core to decisions that build high-performing teams, where people are excited about working for RSPB.

This role is part of our Digital Technology Delivery & Production team, which consists of Programme Managers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters and the Digital Project Management Office, manages the delivery of key technical projects, acts as an interface between technology and business stakeholders, supports the delivery and benefits realisation of the RSPB Technology Portfolio meeting the brand values and business strategy.

Main Responsibilities

• Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile or waterfall delivery methodology
• Manage stakeholder relationships up to and including senior leadership
• Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary delivery team, creating a one team dynamic
• Managing scope, timelines, resources, budgets, RAIDS, and all other core delivery documentation, in collaboration with our Digital Technology Project Management Office and key leaders across Digital Technology
• Facilitating team meetings including stand-ups, estimation workshops, weekly status, steering committee etc
• Supporting and coaching junior members of the team to grow
• Actively participating in the Delivery Manager community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice

Skills and experience

• Proven experience in delivering digital projects and products
• Proven experience using a range of agile and waterfall project management methods
• Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity
• Understanding of the digital landscape
• Experience in matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams
• Coaching and mentoring experience
• A customer-centric approach in all that you do
• A friendly and supportive outlook when faced with challenges
• Excellent budgetary and financial control

Technical skills
• MS Project skills
• Jira skills including Kanban and Scrum ways of working

*There will be a learning and development framework provided.
• Agile Project Management
• Prince 2
• Scrum Master

Suitable candidates
• Project managers / Scrum Masters / Delivery leads / Traffic Managers / Operational delivery

This is a Permanent role for 37.5 hours per week. Our technology teams are all fully remote and flexibility is offered to all employees.

We are looking to conduct interviews for this position in January 2023. However, we are actively recruiting this role, so reserve the right to close this position, if we find the suitable applicant sooner.

For further information don't hesitate to get in touch with (No Agencies please)

As part of this application process, you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete an application form including evidence of how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience listed above.

The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Before applying for this role, we recommend reading through the candidate guidance notes attached to the top of this advert.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options RSPB provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure RSPB is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at RSPB

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Across all 4 UK Countries
What employees are saying

I feel the RSPB is very flexible and this is reflected through the Line Management chain - I know I have the flexibility on a daily basis to start early / finish late, if something crops up at home - I am very satisfied :)

RSPB Employee

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