Lead Director, Delivery Lead Director, Delivery …

Sapient Corporation
in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Sapient Corporation
in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Lead Director, Delivery
  • or
Director- Delivery Lead

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Type of job: Permanent

Date published: 8-Oct-2019

Domain: Strategy & Consulting

Job ID: 63373


Job Title:
Director, Delivery Lead 

Job Summary:
The primary functions of this position include program management, client management and team leadership. The Delivery Lead position requires the ability to engage with our clients senior business, technical and executive management to assure that the solution we create addresses the client's business requirements.

The Delivery Lead manages complex engagements to an acceptable level of risk by balancing speed, quality and value, while maintaining a positive environment that promotes individual development and high performance standards.


  • Work with the pursuit team to complete proposals, RFP's, project scoping, sizing and pricing estimates
  • Build and structure the project team to ensure maximum performance
  • Partners with other project leaders to lead teams of 25+ people
  • Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria
  • Drive project delivery through effective use of internal and client status meetings
  • Maintains awareness of the current industry environment that shapes opportunities for client solutions (i.e. trends, news, mergers, etc.)
  • Develops relationships with, and ensures the appropriate participation of, key client stakeholders and client executives; Provides day-to-day project contact for the client
  • Manage and control project scope and the change control process
  • Manages the project financials including overall project budget
  • Assure that projects complete according to schedule and within budget

Experience Guidelines

  • At least 10+ years of project management experience
  • Deep knowledge of core agile values, mindset, methods, roles including Scrum, Kanban, XP etc., and at least one major framework for how to scale these to the enterprise preferably SAFe
  • At least 10+ years of leadership and/or management experience
  • At least 10+ years experience managing larger, more complex and cross functional projects
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organizational, prioritization, decision making, and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership role in managing project, departmental and enterprise risks related to projects, systems and business analysis
  • 6+ years of client management experience with primary accountability for peer-level client relationships at the executive level
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings
  • Strong knowledge of software development life cycles, technologies, development processes and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering components
  • Proven mentoring, supervisory, and team-building skills
  • Ability to solve problems with keen instincts and organizational experience


  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent military experience
  • Master's degree preferred

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. As digital pioneers with 20,000 people and 53 offices around the globe, our experience spanning technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession combined with our culture of curiosity and relentlessness enables us to accelerate our clients businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value. Publicis Sapient is the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe. For more information, visit publicissapient.com. As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Sapient is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at hiring@publicissapient.com or you may call us at +1-617-621-0200. Default Apply

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