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Technical Delivery Manager (Oxford)

Salary: £44,647 per year (pro rata)

Due to significant growth in our social selling & direct-2-consumer division, we are looking for an exceptional individual to manage & deliver a variety of business-changing, technical projects; ensuring the best possible opportunities for continuing / increasing expansion.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Agile practitioner, educated to degree level with proven technical experience & background in IT & logistics-related project development and delivery. Excellent communication & organisational skills are also favoured.

We offer a 35-hour working week in a company which is recognised for excellent staff retention & creating a positive working environment. Normally based in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, we are currently working from home until further notice.  This is a fixed-term contract until 31st March 2022.

In addition to our transparent salary grading structure, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement, rising with service to 30 days
  • Life assurance
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sabbatical Leave 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Volunteer Days and Charity Donations
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Parental Leave Policies
  • 50% Discount on Company Books 

We particularly encourage applications from black and ethnic minority candidates who are currently under-represented within Usborne Publishing within this area.

Please send your CV and covering letter of application, marked FAO Mark Franklin, to

Deadline for applications is Friday 21st August.

Equal opportunities

Usborne is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from everyone regardless of age, race, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity.

Usborne offices

Usborne Publishing is based in London, near Farringdon Station. Our editorial, design, production, foreign rights and foreign language departments are all based in this office, as well as marketing, PR, sales, and accounts.

We have additional editorial and design offices in Wolverhampton and Eynsham, near Oxford, and our direct sales division, Usborne Books at Home, is also based in Eynsham.

Jobs for all locations are advertised on this page.