Agile Project Manager

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Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Contract:

Contact: Tim Wearing at 07792 824272 or apply directly using the form
quoting Job Reference No. 2605

Our client is a fast-moving tech business based in the UK. Due to exponential growth, the company is seeking a strong Project Manager who possesses exceptional project planning skills.

Reporting directly to the IT Director you will be the ‘go-to’ person for a number of key strategic projects, with a focus on planning and scoping new projects to be delivered into the current development teams. There will be a number of critical operational business systems implementations which require ‘bespoking’. These will sit primarily within the Supply Chain, Logistics and Distribution functions.

You will be pragmatic, forward-thinking and a driver, capable of working quickly and not fazed by a ‘super’ fast-paced business (Agile) which works to aggressive deadlines. You need to strike the balance between ‘over-engineering’ and throwing things together at the last minute!

Responsibilities:

  • Project lead and delivery of 3 / 4 projects
  • Scope out new initiatives by liaising with business stakeholders cross-group
  • Liaise and manage 3rd party suppliers
  • Advocate and drive Agile delivery
  • Work closely with all Stakeholders to ensure priorities are understood and expectations are set
  • Collaborate with Solution Architects to ensure the roadmap is understood and meets the business goals
  • Liaise with technical teams to ensure the programme priorities are identified and reflected in system delivery, and high-level dependencies are managed whilst managing critical risk factors
  • Report and track workstream progress, with out being top ‘process’!

Skills:

  • ‘Top-notch’ communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Outstanding application of Agile methods
  • Adaptive to change and a fast-paced environment
  • Great technical systems understanding and knowledge of the SDLC
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong documentation experience – without reporting for reporting sake!
  • Detailed project scoping, with experience managing the objectives across various internal and external tech teams.

 Essential experience will include:

  • At least 5 years solid proven track record of leading and delivering IT systems including software developments projects as a Project / Programme Manager
  • Solid SDLC experience
  • Strong ‘hands-on’ experience with requirements gathering
  • Experience working in an Agile environment / championing Agile methodology

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 10% Bonus
  • Flexible working
  • Health and well-being time
  • Pension

 

This role offers a unique opportunity for progression within one of the UK’s most exciting and rapidly expanding businesses. Are you interested to know more? Give Tim Wearing a call on 07792 824272 or hit “Apply” to get in touch.

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