What does a Delivery Manager do?

Delivery managers are responsible for leading a team that assists clients with the setup and installation of technology tools and products. They work with stakeholders and end users to plan and configure systems, to develop solutions that will achieve needed objectives. They oversee the deployment of programs or systems, coordinating all of the parties involved to ensure a smooth process with minimal disruption. They may develop or supervise training programs to educate users, and also lead support and troubleshooting efforts.

Delivery managers generally have at least a bachelor’s degree in a business or computer science field, although comparable professional experience may be considered. These roles require strong project management abilities, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have extensive hands-on experience with a range of technology tools and systems.

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Avg. Experience5-7 years

Delivery Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$96,224 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$59K
Median: $96K
$156K
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Delivery Manager Career Path

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TDTD
Delivery Manager
Mar. 19, 2020

“Some groups are really great while others try to work you down to the bone which is horrible.”

Ericsson-WorldwideEricsson-Worldwide
IT Service Delivery Manager
Sep. 1, 2020

“Innovation ideas are not implemented although there is a very good platform to do this.”

ChevinChevin
Global Delivery Director
Feb. 26, 2021

“Some really good people have left recently and people cannot understand why nothing was done to keep them.”

Holiday ExtrasHoliday Extras
Partner Delivery Executive
Apr. 15, 2021

“My first 6 years I would say were amazing and was the best job I had ever had.”

SupportYourAppSupportYourApp
Service Delivery Manager
Dec. 2, 2020

“garde ideas to make sure we provide the best services and keep our employees happy at the same time.”

InfoCenter.ioInfoCenter.io
Delivery Manager
Jan. 14, 2020

“This young lot brings in a great deal of smart work and focused efforts towards growth.”

Ictect
Associate Delivery Manager
Jul. 24, 2020

“I have the freedom to find and implement my own role and everyone is ready to listen.”

GlaxoSmithKlineGlaxoSmithKline
IT Service Delivery
Mar. 27, 2021

“Gsk is one of the best places to work in the world with a friendly working environment.”

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