We are looking for an Agile Project Manager who will be responsible for ensuring the rOar team’s projects are delivered on time and within scope.
You should have a proven track record of agile project management, within a high volume, fast paced, agile software development team and have the ability to quickly develop a full understanding of the product and its future requirements, to ensure delivery to the highest of standards.
The ability to orchestrate a team of 15+, to meet multiple objectives and to protect the team from multiple demands is essential.
As too is the ability to remain calm under pressure and communicate complex requirements clearly and effectively.
Develop detailed project and portfolio plans to monitor, track progress, and measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, and share them with the relevant stakeholders including but not limited to senior management
Track resource availability and ensure the most efficient allocation
Allocate the workload to sprints, ensuring the workload within each sprint is achievable and manage the sprint planning process
Communicate with relevant stakeholders daily and weekly about the status of sprints / projects, to include the running of the daily standup
Ensure that all sprints and projects are delivered on-time and within scope, and escalate to management in advance when deliverables will be delayed
Coordinate internal resources and third parties / vendors for the flawless execution of projects
Track change requests and scope changes
Perform risk management to minimize project risks and remove any impediments
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives and clarify specific requirements for projects, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Ensure the backlog contains the appropriate items, that they are prioritized, and that the items at the top of the backlog are ready for delivery by constantly refining the backlog
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Promote and reinforce agile practices
Perform other related duties as assigned
Both Agile project management and waterfall project management skills and experience are essential
Must be excellent in time and priority management
Must have first class communication skills and good negotiation skills
Previous experience in PPM roll outs and an understanding of the business’ Project and Resource Management requirements is desirable
Must have excellent analytical skills with a focus on finding solutions to business problems via technology
Clarizen and Jira knowledge is required
Advanced Excel knowledge is desirable