Delivery Manager

Elvie

Every other Friday is a non-working day for you to spend as you wish!

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Bristol or London, UK ⚠️

The position: Senior Delivery Manager

Life at Elvie; Meaningful work, Exceptional People

We're Elvie. We create smart products, new solutions, and have a fair few taboo-busting conversations while we’re at it. Founded by Tania Boler in 2013, we develop extraordinary innovations designed to improve women’s lives. It's a fascinating and challenging area that requires us to solve problems that no one else has ever tackled before.

At Elvie, you’ll be surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them. People who are passionate about our mission. People who are driven to solve problems and constantly consider the best ways to improve the health and wellbeing of women.

Find out more about life at Elvie here.

We're deeply proud of our values, which are intrinsic to the way we behave every day. We take them seriously because we want our culture to thrive:

  • We make an impact: We’re mission-driven and not afraid to break boundaries. We relentlessly focus on going the extra mile to solve problems.
  • We’re fearless innovators: We are passionate, curious, and data-driven. We continuously embrace change and innovation.
  • We’re in it together: We fail and learn fast — always as one team — and have fun along the way. We stay authentic and embrace our differences.

Did you know?

In some regions our amazing products are considered to be medical devices. This means we maintain our Medical Device quality management system in compliance with ISO 13485:2016, to support the development of our groundbreaking products.

About the role:

Okay, we’ve waffled long enough. So let’s get to the good bit: You.

As a Senior Delivery Manager within the programme delivery function, you will be responsible for leading and guiding cross functional teams in the development and delivery of digital products. The role is embedded into our technology teams and the individual will play a pivotal role in the delivery of products that empower women.

You will be working closely with product managers, software engineers, data scientists and digital designers to shape and manage a broad backlog of activities. You will also be working closely with internal/external providers getting everyone to collaborate as one team to ensure release plans are kept on track.

You will also play a significant role in the building of our delivery management craft at Elvie; you will use your expertise of agile methodology to bring in ways of working, cultivate change and inspire those around you to think more agile.

Location: Hybrid working; a mix of working from our Bristol or London office & working remotely

Employment type: Full-time, Permanent (please note, you must have the right to work in the UK)

What you’ll be doing at Elvie:

  • Find creative solutions, together: get the right team members talking at the right time to help them get to where they need to be. Lead, coach and motivate cross-functional Agile teams, ensuring they’re empowered make informed decisions and achieve goals
  • Collaborate with product managers and stakeholders to define scope, objectives, and requirements. Facilitate the creation of user stories, backlogs, and sprint/release/programme increment plans to ensure effective delivery
  • Apply the most appropriate agile methodologies and techniques for the environment. Continually improve how we work and embrace best practice.
  • Take a continuous approach to planning, forecasting, estimating, managing uncertainty, metrics and measurement, contingency planning and release plans
  • Analyse and manage delivery risk - taking a risk-based approach and guide the whole team to focus on the high risk elements of the release to avoid impact to time, cost or quality. Develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans where needed.
  • Act as the Scrum Master, facilitating all the agile ceremonies - daily stand-ups, sprint planning, reviews etc.
  • Monitor progress - know where the projects are at any moment. Provide regular status reports and performance metrics to stakeholders. Use data to continuously improve.
  • Guide the project team through the good times and the bad - help establish meaningful objectives and provide motivation when it's needed.
  • Mentor, coach and help to develop other Programme Delivery team members and anyone you work closely with in the projects

What we are looking for:

  • Ideally around 5-7 years’ experience (but we’re open) within a commercial business ideally a digital product where you’ve operated as a Delivery Manager or a role of similar ilk
  • Proven experience using a range of agile and scaled agile methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban, SAFe and MAHD. you can demonstrate how you have introduced agile practices into an organisation
  • You’ve been embedded into app/web/digital platform teams
  • Understanding of the technologies behind connected devices, mobile apps, data infrastructure and APIs, QA, AI/ML or DevOps
  • A passion of high-quality delivery, with excellent problem solving skills and you take the lead on finding/facilitating solutions
  • You’re a tool expert and can easily pick these up and apply them to your projects
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to gather and interpret agile data to drive decision making and continuous improvement
  • Strong leadership and facilitation skills with the ability to motivate high performing teams
  • Top class communication skills, both technical and non-technical, across all modern flexi-working mediums

Don’t worry if you don’t tick every single box here, we still want to hear from you.

The benefits you’ll get:

We're on an exceptional journey. And we can offer you a genuinely purpose-led career with a culture built on trust, autonomy, and flexibility. In addition, we'll give you:

  • 9 Day Working Pattern - for our full time employees we work 9 days every fortnight with every other Friday as a non-working day for you to spend as you wish!
  • Lots of flexibility: whether it’s working from home, doing the school run, or life admin, we understand that flexibility is essential, and we trust you to do the right thing for you and us
  • Share options: we want everyone to have a stake in our success
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 8 extra life leave days; getting married, moving house, menopause or just things that you can’t put a label on that matter to you
  • 5=10 leave: 10 days’ additional leave on your 5th and 10th years of service!
  • £100 contribution to your home working set up to spend as you see fit
  • An annual personal development allowance of £200 and unlimited access to our learning and development platform, Learnerbly
  • Generous parental leave policies; maternity & adoption (16 weeks at full pay, then 8 weeks paid at 75% followed by 15 weeks at SMP rate.), paternity/partner (6 weeks at full pay to take at any point during the first year of your child’s life), shared parental leave
  • Healthcare plans, life insurance, and an employee assistance program for you and your family
  • A tax-efficient group pension scheme
  • Group income protection; protect your salary if you get sick
  • A free Elvie trainer for you to keep or give away when you join
  • Generous employee and friends & family discounts on Elvie products
  • Wellbeing support from YuLife and access to SmartHealth app with unlimited GP appointments for you and your family, plus various well-being initiatives throughout the year
  • Lovely offices in great locations, with drinks and snacks provided, along with fun social events

What you can expect after you’ve applied

A member of our recruitment team will reach out to you after they have reviewed your application. You must ensure your application is completed correctly, and we strongly encourage you to add a cover letter or note to let us know why Elvie’s the right fit for you.

We do often receive a large number of applications for our roles, please don’t let visibility of this deter you from applying. We review and aim to respond to every application.

We would like to get to know you through your background, attitude, experience and understand your motivation to work with us. Our interview process varies depending on the position, but it typically looks like this:

  • 30-minute video call with one of our recruiters
  • 30-45 minute video call with the hiring manager
  • 45-60 minute video interview with the team (some positions may require you to complete a task/presentation)
  • For some positions, there may be an additional interview with one of our senior leadership team

This is an exciting time to join Elvie. You’ll have a voice, make an impact, and have the opportunity to mould your role. So be ready to learn, have fun, and be inspired by our passionate, talented team — and having a sense of humour helps too. 😉

Belonging at Elvie

At Elvie, we believe having diverse teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is key to our success. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and we don't discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age.

If you would like more information about the role (including salary) or need any support with your application please feel free to get in touch with our Talent Team by email [email protected] or call us on 020 8135 8018.

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Innovating women's health tech with cutting-edge, award-winning products.

Working Week

Every other Friday is a non-working day for you to spend as you wish!

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
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    Fri

Our Vacation Policy

We offer generous annual leave policy plus public holidays, 8 extra life leave days, and additional leave for long service milestones.

Remote Working Policy

Most of our team works hybrid remotely from our offices in Bristol and London. Our US team works 100% remotely.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 270 across 18 departments:

  • engineering
    46
  • operations
    24
  • marketing
    20
  • arts and design
    9
  • finance
    9
  • product management
    8
  • sales
    8
  • education
    8
  • business development
    7
  • information technology
    7
  • data science
    7
  • +7 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Agile methodologies
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • SAFe
  • MAHD
  • Connected devices
  • Mobile apps
  • Data infrastructure
  • APIs
  • QA
  • AI/ML
  • DevOps

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