DevOps Process and Governance Manager

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  • DevOps Process and Governance Manager

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    Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

    Permanent

    16 September 2019

    DevOps Process and Governance Manager

    Our client is a fast moving, diverse and high-profile Transport Infrastructure operator which is also a market leader in their sector. They are now looking to grow their newly formed team, with Lean Process efficiency expertise.

    Specifically, our client is looking to recruit a , who will be responsible for reducing time from Development to Market by identifying bottlenecks and creating Lean Process and Governance and to manage continuous improvement within the teams – both internal and supplier-side.Whilst this role is within a technology driven team and organisation the main focus being Lean Process Improvement, the client will also consider candidates who do not come from a technology focused business.

    The breadth of work includes business critical applications that are essential to the running of their business and to the delivery of infrastructure and network services that support their operation and those of its business partners. There is never a dull moment, as the variety of work ensures that no two projects or groups of stakeholders are the same. You will also be joining an award-winning team of high calibre project professionals, committed to the high quality service provision to their customers, suppliers and colleagues alike.

    Role:

    To own the planning, process and reporting process to maximise the success of this new team

    To create, own and evolve methodologies and best practices (Lean Six Sigma) relating to platform delivery and provide the greatest possible delivery certainty and value to the business

    To identify and manage the capital and opex cost models and undertake total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis

    To identify and manage improvement and efficiency opportunities and make recommendations to drive them through to realisation.

    To own and maintain the Application Lifecycle Management process.

    To engage with suppliers to manage and improve the Application Lifecycle Process

    Responsibilities:

    Track cost efficiency plans against operating plans each month, including the use of key metrics and ratios.

    Manage a cost estimating process and maintain an estimates database

    Own and maintain the opex cost model and undertake total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis of the teams

    Establish and maintain a lessons learnt log and example of best practice and share these with the wider department

    Own the processes and assess gaps against industry best practice.

    Liaise with IT Project and Programme Business Analysis function to maintain a common process for requirements and test management

    Liaise with Projects and Programmes to manage process for Risk, Issues, Defects and Change Management

    Manage and implement tools and processes to further the team’s capability

    Apply lean / six sigma techniques to the processes, to drive continuous improvement

    Experience:

    Educated to a degree level or equivalent

    Excellent influencing, communication, facilitation and stakeholder management

    Continuous Improvement skills in lean / six sigma

    Agile Project Management

    Desirable:

    Experience of IT, Finance and Governance processes

    Business Analysis and Testing

    This is a fast- paced company with lots going on, presenting a challenging agenda for the future. Promotion is very likely as the company is keen to grow this team significantly. It is also an incredibly rewarding company in which to work and where investment in staff is key.