Interim Head of Delivery

Job Title: Interim Head of Delivery
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS/SJ/TDM0219C
Contact Name: Sean Johnston
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2019 11:28

Job Description

Interim Head of Technical Delivery

Handle is working with a Global Gourmet Entertainment Business to appoint a Head of Technical Delivery.

The company are a best of breed supplier of connoisseur catering services for the aviation, rail and international events markets. They also supply services through restaurants, bars, lounges and hotels. In addition, the company supplies VIP catering services to global motor racing and other major sporting events. Operations span multiple locations on three continents.

Due to a significant client win, the company are investing in a greenfield, state of the art, delivery facility in West London.

Consequently, we are searching for a unique individual who will ensure the timely delivery of IT Infrastructure and Services, ground-up at this new site.

Reporting to the board and working in a key role as part of a distributed multi-disciplinary team, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of IT Infrastructure into a greenfield facility and the subsequent delivery and integration of a bespoke MS Dynamics / NAV ERP Solution. The Delivery Manager is responsible for leading end-to-end global teams to deliver technology-enabled products, initiatives and/or services.

We are looking for a very experienced Senior Delivery Manager with a significant track record of successful delivery of major greenfield, IT projects into a highly customer service focussed environment.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate;-

Excellent adaptive team leadership skills including the ability to build and enable and coach productive teams.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and influencing skills.

Ability to lead dispersed and diverse technology teams to deliver continuous value.

Demonstrated learning flexibility and the ability to rapidly adjust to complex new environments.

Ability to create effective team environments.

Proven ability to seek continuous improvement and to win stakeholder support.

Strong stakeholder management, planning, organisation, decision making and time management


Build and maintain constructive working relationships and engagement with Strategic Delivery

Partners and Vendors.

Ability to prioritise, multi-task and delegate effectively.

Experience in program management or project management, with the ability to manage several

projects concurrently.

High level of flexibility with a strong ability to lead others successfully through cultural, process,

system and transformational change.

Ability to contribute to and understand strategic perspectives and translate into tactical actions.

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.