Delivery Manager

Salary: £500.00 per day
Location: Exeter, Devon
Sectors:IT & Tech

Job Title: Delivery Manager - Transforming Service Management

Location: Exeter, United Kingdom

Contract Duration: 3 months

Type: Hybrid (On-site and Remote)

Rate: £500/day


About Us: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Delivery Manager to lead the day-to-day delivery of the "Transforming Service Management" strategic action for our government client in Exeter. This critical role will be instrumental in driving forward a multi-year programme of work, collaborating closely with Senior Stakeholders and a dedicated team of service management professionals.


  • Lead the day-to-day delivery of the "Transforming Service Management" strategic action.
  • Establish and maintain governance frameworks and adaptive cadence for effective delivery.
  • Drive knowledge sharing opportunities to empower existing employees.
  • Focus on enhancing Service Management Practices (ITIL V4/IT4IT), Data Governance/Management, CSDM (Common Service Data Model), and more.
  • Adapt ITSM best practices to solve current business problems and drive value.
  • Improve processes across the Critical Service value chain.
  • Implement a Service Management Office.
  • Collaborate closely with and support the development of Change Management capability.
  • Act as a recognised expert and advocate for delivery approaches.
  • Continuously reflect and challenge the team, fostering innovation and new ways of working.
  • Negotiate with contracted suppliers to ensure optimal value.
  • Mediate between stakeholders and mend relationships as necessary.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and moderate discussions about high-risk and complex issues.
  • Represent the community to large audiences effectively.


  • Proven background in Project/Programme management (PRINCE2/Agile/MSP).
  • Excellent understanding of Service Management Practices (ITIL V4/IT4IT).
  • Familiarity with Data Governance/Management principles.
  • Experience with CSDM (Common Service Data Model), particularly within ServiceNow.
  • Ability to adapt ITSM best practices to drive value and solve business problems.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to get good value out of contracts and suppliers.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to mediate and manage stakeholder relationships at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak on behalf of and represent the community to large audiences.
  • Proven track record of delivering complex projects within constrained timescales.
  • Ability to innovate, create or tailor new ways of working to meet evolving needs.

How to Apply: If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and drive transformative change within a government organisation, we invite you to apply for this exciting role!