Senior Consultant (Product)

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior Consultant to join our team. As a fast-growing digital consultancy based in South Wales, we work with a diverse range of clients, including large UK government departments and exciting start-ups, providing technical and commercial services through digital transformation. In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring successful delivery of projects and guiding our clients towards achieving their digital transformation objectives.

As an experienced Agile Delivery Manager, you will help our clients deliver exciting transformation projects. Your first assignment will be to provide oversight and leadership across 2 delivery teams at a large South Wales Government Department client:

  1. The Delivery team are undergoing discovery, alpha and beta phases and form 1/5th of a broader transformation programme.
  2. The Continuous Improvement (CI) team are improving a suite of private/public beta services as part of BAU operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide relevant challenge, advice, and guidance to shape critical areas of the transformation planning (e.g. BCM, capability, commercial, operating model).
  • Ensure successful completion of key phases, including Disco, Alpha and Beta.
  • Implement embedded and effective knowledge management practices, including work shadowing, to reduce post-transformation risks.
  • Identify, respond to, and appropriately escalate issues to ensure smooth delivery.
  • Update, accurately maintain, and reflect the progress of Delivery and CI teams.
  • Work with the product owner community and the full delivery ecosystem to accurately size product backlogs and create a consolidated delivery plan for the entire delivery landscape.
  • Collaborate with service teams to ensure effective alignment between delivery plans for both program and BAU (business as usual) activities.
  • Maintain delivery momentum by providing support within workstreams, ensuring teams work towards commitments made in planning ceremonies and addressing risks, dependencies, and issues promptly.
  • Provide necessary support/challenge to delivery teams to resolve problems and issues in a timely manner.
  • Support Empyrean sales pipeline by contributing to tenders and pitches.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven track record in delivering successful transformation projects, preferably in the digital consultancy or technology domain.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies and Agile practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate cross-functional teams to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking capabilities to identify issues and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Experience in managing project risks and making informed decisions to ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Prior experience in knowledge management practices and work shadowing is a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is preferred.
  • Priori consulting or contracting experience is preferred.


  • Package // £45-70k depending on experience.
  • Experience // 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Location // our team and clients are based in the Swansea to Bristol region and require monthly onsite meetings, and daily remote working from home or your local collaboration hub.
  • Hours // we are flexible with a minimum of 32hrs per week.
  • Culture // see here.

How to Apply

If you are a proactive and results-driven professional with a passion for delivering transformative projects, please send your updated CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for the Delivery Manager role at Empyrean Digital.

Email: or through the website using the 'Apply' button on this page.