Delivery Lead

  • Business Operations
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full-time


As Google Cloud's premier partner in AI, we provide world-class businesses with cutting-edge data solutions in the cloud. We help clients take leading technology to the limits by combining our expertise in machine learning, data engineering, and analytics. With Google Cloud Platform as our foundation, we help businesses future-proof their solutions, deepen their understanding of consumers, increase competitive advantage and unlock operational efficiencies.

As Delivery Lead, you’ll have a remit to provide leadership for the successful delivery of company’s projects across AI, Analytics and Engineering on Google Cloud. This position will suit someone with proven experience as an experienced delivery or programme manager role, who also brings team leadership experience.

  • Project Execution and Delivery. Weekly priorities and goals need to be set from the beginning. ...
  • Project Reports and Communication. ...
  • Project Issues and Resolutions. ...
  • Managing Project Scope and Delivery. ...
  • Project Closure.

Your responsibilities as Delivery Lead:

  • Oversee the entire delivery function including project execution and delivery, scope, resourcing & staffing, reports and communication, issues and resolutions, project financials, and customer satisfaction - to ensure joint success for the customer and Datatonic.
  • Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction across all projects by maintaining best-in-class project management and delivery standards.
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff
  • Work together with other Team Leads to manage team utilisation and planning for future projects.
  • Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Apply change and risk management measures
  • Assume responsibility for the company’s delivery processes
  • Assess project performance and aim to maximize ROI
  • Resolve issues with projects going out of scope
  • Work alongside our Agile Coach to create and maintain tooling and oversee company-wide adoption, enabling consistent and accurate project tracking and reporting across the business.


  • Multiple years’ project management experience in an international environment, some of which within a Tier I/II management consultancy.
  • Previous experience with data and/or analytics projects.
  • Proven senior stakeholder management experience (client-side and internal).
  • Previous team leadership and line management experience.
  • Prior experience in driving the industry-standard framework implementation within an organisation (e.g. Agile / Scrum).
  • A natural communicator with an engaging and considerate approach.
  • A supportive, committed, and empathetic attitude in the performance of daily duties.
  • Desire to join a diverse, multinational team of ML & AI enthusiasts.

Bonus points for (but not essential!):

  • Prior experience in start-up / scale-up.
  • Multi-lingual (especially but not limited to German and French).
  • Experience in building a team of project managers and a delivery practice in a consultancy.
  • Agile Project Management, Prince2 or Scrum certification.


The Basics: 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays, choice of laptop, pension scheme (3% employer pension, rising by extra 1% per year worked), team bonus payable annually, tech scheme, £100 home equipment allowance

Health & Wellbeing: Private Healthcare, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle-to-Work scheme, Discounted Gym Membership

Learning: Datatonic encourages continuous learning at all levels with a generous conference budget, freedom to explore the latest tools and technologies as well as regular knowledge-sharing activities. You will get access to Linux Academy, Coursera, and LinkedIn Learning and a £700 Conference Budget with 4 days of attendance per year

Career Development: A personalised development plan to ensure you hit your professional goals with a clear roadmap for progression

Impact: The opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI and ML solutions spanning multiple industries and with market-leading organisations

Innovation: Access to Datatonic LABs, our Research & Development hub. Experiment and bring forward ideas, create impactful and meaningful work in a creative and collaborative environment - even just for fun!

Office Environment: A modern office set in the innovation hub of Canary Wharf with complimentary fruit, cookies, tea/coffee throughout the day as well as a shared café and working space with panoramic views of London

Team Vibe & Social: A welcoming and friendly team plus regular monthly social events and team offsites including Tasty Tuesdays (paid lunch) and Thirsty Thursdays (team drinks).

Working for Datatonic

Our UK headquarters is based in a tech-centric environment in the centre of Canary Wharf. We also have offices in Stockholm and Geneva and we work with clients in many other European countries. We allow for flexible working hours and the possibility of remote work.

We’re an eclectic team with lots of different interests and personalities. We have many different roles across data science, engineering, analytics, consulting, marketing, business development, and operations. As a company, we have a strong emphasis on learning and professional development. Our core values are:

Cultivating Excellence

A hub for continuous learning, curiosity, developing ideas, testing things out - and then putting ‘excellence’ into practice.

Owning It

Working collaboratively in cross-functional teams to achieve customer delight. We love what we do and draw immense satisfaction from taking responsibility and seeing the results of our work.

Purposeful Impact

Creating positive change for our customers, using the most relevant machine learning and analytics approaches and the best technologies to meet real business needs.

Winning with Partners & Friends

Our business has been built on great partnerships and open-source collaboration. It’s one thing to be successful, but to do it in partnership with great people and other great companies is even better in our opinion.

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