Software Delivery Manager

Job description

Software Delivery Manager

Neg. Day Rate - Circa to £700 per day

Contractor Role - London / Romania

Initial Term: 6 months 

We think differently. We make the unbelievable happen. We are changing the future of how people buy cars. Join us a client facing Software Delivery Manager and make an immediate impact in supporting the transformation that e-commerce is having in the Automotive industry.

We require a Software Delivery Manager with experience of fast-paced, agile delivery in a client facing position across large scale projects with multiple workstreams gained ideally within global companies, who is available at short notice to lead and successfully deliver across a major client project for a global automotive distributor and retailer, which involves managing all client delivery aspects via a third party provider.    

Ideally having managed both on and off-shore teams with proven experience of rapid client delivery under tight timelines with complex stakeholder communications.    

The Automotive teams are based from central London (Soho) and Warwick, with third-party teams in Romania. We are looking for someone to be based out of our London offices and attend client site when necessary together with frequent travel to our third-party supplier in Romania (full weeks for the first 6 weeks envisaged reducing after this point).  It's a fast and challenging project to gain exposure on, initially for a period of 6 months, which could likely be extended on performance as this is the first set of deliverables.

About Us

Summit are changemakers in automotive ecommerce. We are deeply involved in the transformation that e-commerce is having in automotive, bringing our 18 years of expertise in retail. We don’t behave like system integrators or consultancies, we are practitioners. OEMs and Dealers trust us to help them on their automotive journey. We empower our clients to use ecommerce and digital, making it more likely that people will buy from them, than anyone else.


About You

As an experienced Software Delivery Manager with experience of managing and delivering global programmes, with the use of third-party providers, you will: 

  • Have proven experience of managing, motivating and building ways of working across technology and commercial teams (both on & off-shore)
  • Have full end to end software delivery within a client facing role, to strict timelines
  • Have experience of large scale digital transformation including e-commerce solutions within global company environments
  • Have practical knowledge in Agile methodologies 
  • Be experienced with senior level management and stakeholder management
  • Experience working with multicultural distributed teams  
  • Excellent communication with strong interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on building relationships across organisations and teams. 
  • Be able to commit to being on the ground in Romania, working with the third party teams - this is envisaged full time the first 6 weeks and then reducing thereafter once established.

The role requires someone to start as soon as possible so please apply online today and become a changemaker! No speculative agency CVs please.