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Delivery Manager

One Group. Six brands. Unlimited possibilities.

Volkswagen Group UK is wholly owned by Volkswagen AG and is one of the most successful automotive manufacturers in the world, with some of the most iconic brands that the industry has ever seen. But we're also a great Sales & Marketing operation in our own right.

What really sets us apart is how we work – not how many vehicles we sell. VWG UK has a unique culture, built on diversity, difference and a friendly rivalry that inspires us all. Across our brands, we learn from each other, encourage each other and regularly challenge each other to think differently. Our people have a true passion for what they do, a genuine desire to go further for customers and to give their own careers real momentum at the same time.

The Automotive Industry is changing. It is Transforming. In order to facilitate the scale of this significant shift in the Industry, the focus is on delivering IT and Business Change against the ambitious Group Strategy. IT set the technology strategy for VWG UK whilst creating innovative solutions, maintaining applications and optimising security. We're experts in our Business Processes & Systems and leaders of vast Change Programmes.

We're looking for a Delivery Manager to join our team on a permanent basis. This role is responsible for the business and IT projects assigned to the portfolio. In this role you'll be working closely with the Business Projects Manager to support strategic, operational and or efficiency objectives in line with agreed business priorities.

As a Delivery Manager you'll manage all business and technical activity to deliver projects in the scope of the plans and within budget. You'll add value to the organisation, translating project portfolios into workable solutions.  You'll mange and determine methodologies and approaches to deliver successful programmes or products which are in line with our standards.

You'll have strong project management experience with expert understanding of business and IT processes. You'll have the ability to identify opportunities, influence decisions using strong analytical skills and manage the portfolio end-to-end with tenacity and logic. You will develop a close working relationship with the Business Project Manager for the portfolio and together you will ensure the success of the portfolio.

This is a senior role requires you to lead a team have excellent stakeholder engagement, communication and influencing skills.  You'll be accountable for defining and promoting the IT strategy and vision for the Portfolio and aligning with the Brands and Group Functions.  You will also lead the portfolio end-to-end so that the business gain maximum return on investment.

We know people value different things, so along with a competitive salary, pension, car and discretionary bonus, we also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit you and your lifestyle.

Sound like a challenge? Something new and exciting? We'd love to hear from you.

 

  • Contract Type:
    Full-time - Permanent
  • Location:
    Volkswagen Group UK - Milton Keynes
  • Brand:
    Group
  • Function:
    Information Technology
  • Grade:
    E
  • Working Hours:
    36.25
  • Closing Date:
    26 September 2021
  • Job Reference:
    2069
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