Agile Delivery Manager

Product · Manchester, Manchester
Department Product
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Opportunity 


Peak are a Decision Intelligence company - where we are democratising AI for every business and building a great company that everyone loves being part of. We are on a mission to help organisations use AI to make great commercial decisions, all the time. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company: one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing and diverse place to work. Our recent Best Companies award & World class accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.

 

We have ambitious plans over the coming years - to create and lead a new category of enterprise software; the decision intelligence system (Decision Intelligence), expand our operations and create the best working culture possible. This is a great time to join Peak and our world-class sales team, as we start the next stage of our global growth. 


The Purpose


Part of the product team in Peak is focused on building CODI, our platform for configuring Decision Intelligence solutions for our customers. We are committing to investing more in the platform to build new features to enable scalable solution work. This role helps ensure that product managers stay hyper-focused on continuous and iterative feature improvements and releases, whilst seeking ways to optimize work with engineering.



The Role


To keep our product teams focused on building the best Decision Intelligence platform in the world.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Overall responsibility for managing the product delivery process, ensuring that features are launched as committed, that risks are identified and mitigated and that issues are addressed pro-actively.
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of product operations, and help ensure that the product operations methodologies are followed in a pragmatic and constructive way.
  • Collaborate deeply with the product managers to drive a focus on value against the product vision.
  • Lean in to interactions with engineering to ensure grooming happens reliably and effectively, that responsibilities are well understood, progress can be tracked and issues can be identified & resolved.
  • Continually remind the product managers of the roadmap and the product vision, to ensure hyper-focused activity.
  • Prepare relevant reports highlighting progress in delivery.
  • Finding ways to improve delivery velocity.


Personal skills


We’re on a big mission at Peak ‘to be the global leaders of AI’ and we need teammates with the some particular values-driven qualities to help us make this happen:


  • Open - Keen on hearing feedback from others, including stakeholders from other teams that are part of the delivery process.
  • Driven - A strong desire to solve really complex problems.
  • Curious - Keenly interested in understanding why existing processes and “friction” exists and thinking outside the box for solutions.
  • Smart - Will love making complex things simple for people to relate to and understand.
  • Responsible - Take pride in your work, and be proactive in sharing praise of the team with others.


Required experience:


  • A strong working knowledge of Agile and Lean practices and how to apply them inside a B2B SaaS product organisation to drive improvement.
  • Working familiarity with JIRA and related toolset.
  • Familiar with working across multiple time zones and as part of a culturally diverse team.
  • Comfortable being sufficiently technical to ensure understanding of a feature, sufficient to drive improvement.
  • Able to represent progress and updates to senior commercial stakeholders.
  • Naturally capable in leading teams through iterative improvements to drive continuous improvement.
  • Comfortable working with multiple inputs to drive to a specific outcome.


Benefits


  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.
  • Competitive compensation package, share options, pension and generous holiday entitlement.
  • Working with cutting edge tech - you will develop skills and experience essential in the modern economy.
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.


Inclusion and Diversity at Peak


Our mission at Peak is to help businesses do great things with AI - we are the innovators, the disruptors and the gamechangers.  


Diverse and inclusive companies will drive the fourth industrial revolution - and we will lead from the front. 


Over the next 5 years, we need more than words to create a stronger company and a fairer society, which is why Peak are committed to not only creating an amazing place to work, but a diverse and inclusive one too.


We want to create awesome teams and leadership, where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their ideas to solve the complex problems for the companies and the communities we serve.


About Peak


In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our CODI system sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data - helping decision makers make great commercial decisions, powered by AI. All supported by our world-class data science team.


Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracting significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. All to further our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business.


Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include some of the world's leading retailers, manufacturers and well-known brands alongside highly innovative and tech-savvy businesses. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency and Retail Competency status.

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  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Department
    Product
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced