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Delivery Manager

Manage software projects and bring exciting new products to market.

What's it like to be a Delivery Manager?

A Delivery Manager facilitates the timely production of software and other computer products through the effective management of team members and work schedules. They clear any impediments that may slow down their team’s progress on a project and set the timelines on which products will be delivered.

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Delivery Managers typically work for IT companies and manage teams of Developers. They are strong communicators and have expert knowledge of Agile methodologies. The Delivery Manager defines the vision for the project, sets priorities and ensures work is completed on time.

What can I earn as a Delivery Manager?

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How to become a Delivery Manager


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Several years of relevant industry experience are usually required to become a Delivery Manager, as well as a tertiary qualification in a relevant field. Senior Developers with extensive experience working with Agile methodologies in IT teams may also consider a transition into a Delivery Manager role.

  1. Complete a Bachelor degree in a relevant field such as Software Development or Business Administration.
  2. Consider completing a further certification in IT Project Management with a focus on Agile methodologies.

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Latest Delivery Manager reviews

Latest reviews from 5 Delivery Managers surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
Delivery managers are driven to get stuff done and make a difference
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Software
The good things
I get to work with people to deliver good to meet our customer expectations. I am the bridge between technology and business, I shepherd the team through to make things happen.
The challenges
Need to earn the respect of technical folks, trust them, see the bigger picture and keep the customer at the centre of our focus.
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Dec 2018
No two days are ever the same in the world of Delivery Management.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Architecture
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Mobile and Notifications
The good things
I have an opportunity to work on a diverse range of problems and opportunities with an equally diverse range of highly talented people. I'm given a great balance of support and autonomy from senior le...
The challenges
There's a necessity to work on many things simultaneously which means we sometimes don't achieve as much as we'd like to.
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