Delivery Manager

Online innovation? Game on.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • calendar
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routePortuguese
    Preferred spoken language

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Key Responsibilities:


  • Own products and/or components in terms of being fully accountable for the efficient, quality, and effective implementation of the relevant roadmap
  • Work closely with the key business customers, stakeholders, external partners and all groups within the Technology
  • Organisation to implement, evolve, support and own the software and system components to appropriate quality standards, within Blip’s overall infrastructure;
  • Clearly communicate and promote strategies, roadmaps, dependencies and plans for products and/or components;
  • Own the product lifecycle and be responsible for managing all delivery risks;


  • Lead, inspire, motivate and line manage a multi-discipline software development team;
  • Coach, hold 1 to 1s, set and review objectives, appraise performance, and assist with career development, ensuring effective performance management;
  • Help build a ‘delivery with high quality’ culture that is accountability and results orientated;
  • Responsible for achieving and sustaining employee engagement;
  • Meet ambitious timelines while balancing business risks and trade-offs;
  • Drive the team to continuously improve processes;
  • Maximize employee retention through motivation and strong management;
  • Encourage a ‘right first time’ culture;
  • Adopts a coaching style of leadership.


  • Understand intimately the dependencies between components and how they combine to deliver service to the end consumer and to the business;
  • Consistently apply significant knowledge of Agile/Lean within the team, namely Scrum methodology;
  • Serve as liaison between delivery team and key stakeholder(s);
  • Execute, plan and manage changes as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements;
  • Manage the review of product requirements within the team and provide feedback to product owners and other change originators;
  • Provide technical direction for design, development, testing and deployment from definition phase through planning, implementation and maintenance;
  • Understand and balance commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities;
  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and implement effective solutions;
  • Continuous improvement of processes through automation of common procedures, and implementation of standards, processes and checklists;
  • Manage the production of technical approach documentation and preparation of software development and QA estimates;

Main requirements

  • Proven track record of leading and managing teams on complex software projects;

  • Using agile methods for software delivery;

  • Working with distributed, redundant and transactional systems and the testing of these

  • Managing the development of a team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each team member’s career interests where possible

  • Using defect tracking systems.

  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrable knowledge.

Key skills & attributes

  • Manage effectively a team consisting of multiple disciplines;
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills, particularly with regard to technical risks, issues and constraints;
  • Able to lead and motivate others;
  • Work well under time and environmental pressures;
  • Demonstrate senior principles, leading by example in terms of work ethic and professional attitude;
  • Able to project manage work and prioritise effectively;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Portuguese);
  • Team player, who strives to maximise team and departmental performance.


  • We believe we’re at our best when you’re at yours, that´s why we consider Blip as a Second Home!

  • We are committed to your development so we enjoy sharing and learning;

  • We deal with stress having fun while we work!

  • Here success is contagious and we celebrate it!

  • In the Porto city heart we value relationships and friendship, that´s why we have breakfast together!

  • Emerge in state of the art technology and IT challenges!

  • You will live and share our values: Collaboration, Relentless Will to Win, Agility, Integrity and Low Ego.

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