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Agile Project Manager - London

£50,000+

Date Posted: Friday 14 January 2022

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Agile Project Manager

Glasgow

£very comp

Nine Twenty Technology & Digital are delighted to be partnering with a prestigious global FMCG company in the recruitment of an Agile Project Manager.   

The Role:

The Agile Project Manager will be responsible for the support of the Product teams and Product Owner in applying Agile methodologies to maximise the value created by the team and ensure Agile practices are followed to defined standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the project team in the delivery of business focussed projects, responsible for delivering against set time, functionality, cost as per Product backlog priorities.

  • Identify, manage and reports on project risks and risk mitigation measures within the Agile framework and escalating to overall governance forums ensuring timescales are met.

  • Providing guidance to the Product team and support product owner to ensure all Agile practices are followed to defined standards.

  • Support Product owner in an estimating capacity for the specific project in line with budget and cost- effective solutions are agreed.

  • Collaborate with business and stakeholders regarding priorities and requirements.

  • Share best practices and learnings.

  • Execute the framework on a day-to-day basis of the Agile software delivery process.

  • Exchanges learnings through communities of practice (CoP) across Agile Masters on specific topics e.g. Agile framework, functionality testing, issue resolution by facilitating discussions, decision-making and conflict resolution within the Agile framework.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of proven experience as Agile master who can control a budget, manage the delivery of a solution, lead individuals within agreed upon timescales and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Proven track record of proactive project delivery working in an IT environment demonstrating a technical competence and understanding of modern IT and business practices.

  • Formally trained in Agile framework (e.g. Scrum Master Certification, PMI/ACP) and business analysis.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Agile methodologies, change control, technical infrastructure and IT service management.

  • Strong communication, process, logical thinking and organisation skills.

  • Capable of working across multiple, concurrent projects while maintaining independence of action, demonstrating the ability to prioritise activities and escalate issues appropriately.

  • Demonstrates a strong team working ethic and collaborative approach to delivery with the ability to work across organisations and cultures.

  • Proficient with setting up and managing the team using Agile project management tools (e.g. Atlassian, Jira).

  • Relevant certification is desirable.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Bonus

  • Private healthcare

  • Pension plan

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Life assurance

  • Product allowance

  • Cycle to work

  • Charity claim

  • Excellent learning resources

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply today, or contact Rachael Baxter.

Erbaxter@weareninetwenty.com

T: 07825 456 378

 

Rachael Baxter

Head of Delivery - Technology

T: 07825 456 378

E: rbaxter@weareninetwenty.com