Is it me you’re looking for?

A tweet that helped land my previous role

A bit about me

  • A highly empathetic leader who is driven by building highly effective teams and delivering great results for clients.
  • Worked as part of the senior leadership team to set the agencies strategy and deliver on it.
  • Over 10 years of agency experience and a proven track record of delivering a large portfolio of projects for a wide variety of clients on time and budget.
  • Passionate about creating the environment and culture that enables team members to deliver their best work.
  • Clients include: Royal Collection Trust, Southbank Centre, Imperial War Museums, ITV, Royal Academy of Arts, London Museum, British Library, University of Derby and the Tony Blair Institute.
  • Co-founded DO PM in 2014, a community of delivery practitioners with a Slack of over 500 project/delivery managers.
  • AgilePM and Scrum Master certified.
  • Wellbeing champion and Mental Health First Aider.

What I can offer?

  • Delivery management — experience of delivering strategy, user research, design and UX and development projects in the region of £250k+ with a cross disciplinary team
  • Point of escalation and resolution for all account/project issues
  • Managed project profitability, seeking to maximise revenue and margin within all projects
  • Provided senior delivery oversight to key accounts
  • People management — responsible for the line management and
    progression of a team of 3+ delivery managers. Experience of line managing lead developers, product manager and user researchers.
  • Forecasting, resource planning and utilisation — including
    sourcing contractors
  • New business and sales — proposal writing, estimation and pitching of new business
  • Company process improvement
  • Agile coaching

What’s important to me

Culture

  • Transparent and open
  • Highly collaborative
  • Clear accountability and ownership
  • Self organising and empowered teams
  • Biased towards action and continuous improvement

Progression

  • This role might be part of the senior leadership team
  • Has a clear progression pathway
  • I’m not looking for a hand’s on delivery role, delivering projects would ideally not exceed ~20% of the overall role

Flexible working

Find me online

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Previously Delivery Director of Deeson, a full service digital agency

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Holly Davis

Holly Davis

Previously Delivery Director of Deeson, a full service digital agency

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