7 months ago
Keywords:(Digital, Agile, Scrum, Transformation, Web/Software Development)
A Senior Digital Project Manager urgently required to by an award winning, global, Digital Agency for their London based office.
You will be responsible for planning, leading, organising, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional value to users.
*Managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions.
*Leading and managing large, complex projects consisting of Agile teams and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams
*Helping to put in place the appropriate people, process, and tools and coaching members of the team as needed to optimise the efficiency of the project team
*Develop a project management approach that is suitable for planning and managing the effort to achieve the project goals within designated project constraints
*Blend traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit large, complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level projects and with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.
*PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT - Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organise 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 organisational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring/developing team members
*PRODUCT OWNER SUPPORT - Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, 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
*DOCUMENTATION- create clear and concise documentation, artefacts and presentations of various types
*Solid understanding of Web/software development life cycle models as well as excellent knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices
*A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies
*Circa 8+ years of experience or similar as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams.
*Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.
*PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM or similar accreditation's ideal and advantageous but not essential
*Experience overseeing multi-function project teams that include Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel
*Technical background to be able to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
*Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
*Strong analytical, planning, and organisational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
*Agile Project Management tools such as Jira, Trello along with Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
*Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the "big picture".