Delivery Director DescriptionJob #: 86464
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We are looking for a Delivery Director to strengthen our Delivery Management Team to drive end-to-end client projects.
Are you a technologist with a passion for leading complex technology projects? Are you able to guide and advise customers and teams on technology decisions? Do you have strong soft skills with solid stakeholder management experience?
Then you have an opportunity to work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe on modern technical stacks and lead engagements with some of the biggest and most innovative customers.
Come join us!
You must be able to engage people, working fully autonomously, build your own strategy aligned to EPAM strategy and goals. You are ready to solve complex problems, drive solutions and to deal with all kind of challenges outside of your comfort zone. You do have a strong technical background matched with managerial skills. You are a team player ready to cooperate with experts all over the world. You are demonstrating EPAM engineering and leadership excellence to our customer and to your peers.
What You’ll Do
- Being responsible for the end-to-end client delivery from initiation through the whole life cycle
- Ensuring projects/programs are delivered successfully and in line with EPAM processes
- Managing customer relationship, expectations, representing delivery on governance level
- Running multiple streams of activities and clients in various stages of the lifecycle
- Being accountable for delivery in all aspects – financial, sourcing, implementation, and business
- Planning, managing, monitoring delivery activities
- Cooperating with your peers, delivery partners, technology consultants, account managers and solution architects
- Working closely with multi-disciplined teams of product owners, architects, engineers, and quality assurance experts to drive estimates, delivery plans and retrospectives. Identifying and managing engagement risks and flag serious issues early
- Participating in business development at existing clients and at new prospects. Understanding client needs, continuously identifying new opportunities and driving growth of the accounts you are associated with
- Representing delivery in sales and presales activities until contracting and beyond
- Sharing knowledge and best practices within the organization and with customers
- Continuously educating yourself
What You Have
- Hands-on experience delivering complex projects, managing customer stakeholders on all levels and successfully drive IT services engagements
- Practical and theoretical knowledge within at least one of the following domains: Financial Services, Insurance or Life Science
- 3-5 years of experience working in consulting or outsourcing Account/Delivery Management
- 3+ years Project Management experience
- Strong, proven management skills
- Deep understanding and hands-on experience with Software Development Life Cycle, and various methodologies, experience with Agile delivery
- Strong understanding various technologies, industry best practices, hands on experience using some of them
- Hands-on experience with different engagement models
- Ability to establish solid working relationships with clients, plus the ability to work effectively as a member of a dynamic, dispersed virtual team and to meet deadlines
- Strong experience working with distributed teams on the client side
- Excellent communication, presentation, and planning skills
- Exceptional organizational, leadership and stakeholder management skills
- Self-motivated, ability to multitask, reliable to deliver on time, quick-thinker, able to work in a fast-paced work environment
- Fluent English language skills
- Native/Fluent French
Nice to have
- Bachelor’s Degree, preferable in IT technology or Science domain
- Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
- Knowledge-sharing across EPAM's global Tech Communities
- Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
- Relocation support as per EPAM relocation policies
- EPAM Community with regular corporate and social events
- Career growth, performance and compensation reviews
- EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
- For this position, we are able to consider applications from the following:
- Swiss nationals
- EU/EFTA nationals
- Third-country nationals based in Switzerland with an appropriate work permit
- Displaced people from Ukraine who are currently in Switzerland and hold, or have already applied