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Delivery Director (Permanent)

Location: London Country: UK Rate: £100k

Our Role

We have an ambitious growth plan at Difrent that will see us delivering cutting edge digital
services to our Healthcare, Government and Private Sector clients.

Our culture is founded on passion, creativity and straight-talking. As a business, we are fun
and want people to bring all of themselves to work. The two owners have huge amounts of
drive, ambition and have created an awesome brand.

Due to the ongoing success, we're now looking for a proactive and experienced Delivery
Director to join us on a permanent basis, ideally with previous experience of working within
government digital service standards, to join Difrent as part of the senior leadership team.

Your Role

Your priority will be to drive excellence in delivering our in year (£6.5m of new business)
digital portfolio. Working in harmony across 3 clients (two healthcare and one central
government). You will lead 4 multidisciplinary teams and set and manage goals for your 5
direct reports (a combination of delivery leads and delivery managers). As a senior leader,
you will also make an impact in other areas of the company having a role in hiring and
interviewing future staff.

Through rapidly forming true partnerships with our clients you'll provide clarity of direction
and scope to organise and optimise delivery as well as spotting, communicating and
mitigating any risk. This will include having a solid understanding of Agile and having the
ability to troubleshoot deliveries, from an outcome perspective.

You'll bring your style of leadership and energy to influence and grow your teams (as well as
other internal staff) in addition to playing a critical senior leadership role in Difrent. You'll
need to have an eye for emerging markets, be able to lead your teams to bid for work and
shape how we mature and develop as a company.

Our clients are based across the UK and our teams are normally Embedded at their
locations. Which will make being able to travel to UK sites a crucial aspect of this role.

Your Essential Skills

? Proven track record of delivering digital and technology services in
Government, Health and Private Sector
? Experience of successfully delivering Digital services to Government Service
? Experience of taking services through GDS Service Standards Assessments
? Pragmatic and delivery focused
? Demonstrate rapid delivery progress and business impact.
? Financial acumen, knowledge of government and business funding, planning
cycles and governance frameworks.
? Commercial skills that include knowledge of procurement frameworks, spend
? Supporting or leading bid proposals and pitches whilst empowering
specialists to present a Difrent as high performing multidisciplinary teams.
? Proven track record of working through Delivery Leads and Delivery
Managers, setting clear objectives in support of both the client and the wider
organisation (Difrent)
? Strong relationship management experience across a range of sectors and at
all levels, able to demonstrate influencing skills.

Desirable Skills

? Experience of working in a scale-up
? Board level within Government
? Ability to generate new business and can spot opportunities for further

If you're a Delivery Director looking for an exciting challenge with a company that
offers genuine career progression and personal development, this is a fantastic
opportunity to be working as part of Difrent! Our team comes from a variety of
backgrounds and we welcome diversity - if you're unsure, please apply!

Posted Date: 28 Aug 2019 Reference: JS Employment Agency: Difrent Ltd Contact: George Morgan