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Delivery Manager

Company: Workiva, Inc.
Location: Ames
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION

Delivery Manager is a key position in every product development project. Delivery Managers are embedded in each of our agile development teams, where their primary focus is removing impediments that block or slow the team down. Candidates should have a fierce desire to seek out and remove any impediments that kill productivity and hold back progress. At the heart of a good Delivery Manager is the insatiable desire to see projects through the finish line.

Candidates for the Delivery Management position should have an infectious enthusiasm and be natural-born leaders. Delivery Managers must be quick learners, as they have to grasp and articulate technical concepts on a daily basis. They must be able to establish credibility and rapport with technical team members and should possess the skills to coordinate technical items with both technical and non-technical audiences. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are a requirement, as Delivery Managers need to identify team impediments and proactively find solutions on-the-fly. Motivated, energetic individuals with natural leadership skills will find the Delivery Management position at Workiva to be the ultimate dream job!

Delivery managers are...

... Natural leaders

... Fast learners

... Highly motivated, self-driven problem solvers

... Ridiculously good communicators

... Expert facilitators of meetings and valuable conversations

... Folks with a knack for the details

... Communication champions

... Essential information radiators

WHAT YOU LL DO:

* Facilitate the agile product development process through iteration planning, backlog grooming, review, and retrospective meetings

* Communicate throughout the organization on behalf of the team

* Provide visibility of project status to other teams and senior management

* Work with other product teams to organize, schedule, and deliver work dependencies in large cross-team projects

* Promote continuous improvement and protect our culture of innovation

* Remove impediments that block team progress

* Act as a servant leader to lead execution and delivery

* Facilitate Scrum, Kanban, and Lean processes

* Communicate, provide project visibility and transparency

* Leverage project management skills to organize large and highly complicated projects

WHAT YOU LL NEED:

* Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience

* Proven leadership experience

* Experience with agile product development, project management, or technology-related work is a plus

WHERE YOU\'LL WORK:

Workiva started with an idea: to make complex collaboration easy. Wdesk is an all in one platform that simplifies complex collaboration while keeping data in sync, thus reducing risk. Wdesk is being used by thousands of companies globally, including over 65% of the top corporations by revenue. We boast a 96% customer satisfaction rating. We ve also won many awards when it comes to our amazing culture and work environment - check out our 2018 award:

https://www.workiva.com/newsroom/workiva-named-one-2018-best-workplaces-technology-great-place-work-and-fortune

* Check out our LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/

* Check out our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Workiva

* Check out our Tech Blog: https://techblog.workiva.com/

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Workiva is an equal opportunity employer. It is our strong belief that equal opportunity for all employees is central to the continuing success of our organization. We will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, physical disabilities, political affiliation, sexual orientation, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or other protected status in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. Opportunity is provided to all employees based on qualifications meeting job requirements.

Keywords: Workiva, Inc., Ames , Delivery Manager, Executive , Ames, Iowa

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