Star Media Group

  • Delivery Manager

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    Job Category (EN)
    Toronto Star Digital
  • Job Description (EN)




    As Delivery Manager you will manage one or more agile projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled 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.


    Defining project needs and feeding these into the programme/portfolio process will enable resource to be appropriately allocated. You will be core to decisions that build high performing teams, where people are excited about the work they are undertaking.


    Main responsibilities:

    • Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently
    • Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories
    • Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done defined with the Product Manager against the capacity and capability of the team
    • Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team
    • Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production)
    • Removing obstacles or ‘blockers’ to progress
    • Helping your team become better at autonomously organizing their own work

    It’s essential that you have:

    • Proven experience in delivering digital projects and products
    • Demonstrated experience in sprint planning and agile development best practices
    • Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity
    • Excellent organization and communication skills
    • Understanding of the digital landscape
    • Experience in matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams
    • Demonstrated experience in sprint planning and agile development best practices


    The Company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform The Company of your requirements.




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