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Agile Project Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Programme & Project Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Lee Bowles

  • Contact email:

    lee.bowles@claremontconsulting.com

  • High Salary:

    400

  • Low Salary:

    350

  • Reference:

    BBBH14958_1532521785

  • Job Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2018-08-24

Agile Project Manager-Central London- 3-6-month contract

My client, a global software and services provider within the financial industry, are looking for an experienced Agile Project Manager to come and work at one of the client sites in Central London for an initial 3-6-month contract.

The key objective of this position is to manage agile projects for the Web and Mobile deliveries. Good experience and knowledge of Scrum. Good communication skills and stakeholder management skills

Roles and Responsibilities:

-Project Planning and Management - Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
-Team Management - Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
-Product Owner Support - Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverable, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
-Process Management and Improvement - Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
-Team building - promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team
-You are responsible for the day to day running of several application development teams enhancing and maintaining the web and mobile projects.
-Accountable for planning and managing day-to-day activities associated with design, development and maintenance of web site business applications.
-Act as an Agile advocate ensuring Agile processes are followed

Balanced business/technical background:

-Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
-Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value
-Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
-A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams. PMP preferred
-Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
-Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel
-Experience of JIRA preferred