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Agile Project Manager

Job Reference: JSRS15672HBb

Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 04-09-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Crawley, England, West Sussex

Agile Project Manager

Based in Crawley, our client who are a leading digital and media company are looking for an experienced Project Manager who has in depth Agile experience. Ideally the Project Manager will be Scrum Master certified or have the commercial experience in this position however, a strong understanding of Agile and the responsibilities of a Scrum Master would be acceptable.

The successful Project Manager will be in charge of a team of around 8 employees, comprising of developers and QA’s.

Role Responsibilities:

* Provide coaching on Agile values and practice while emphasizing continuous improvement
* Ensure that the team is facilitated through sprint planning, stand-ups and retrospectives
* Manages risks to the successful completion of the project. Identifies, classifies, prioritizes, mitigates and develops contingency plans for risks appropriately
* Ensure high throughput of development teams by identifying potential issues and roadblocks and working on preventing or eliminating them
* Inspire team and lead by example.
* Clarifying product requirements and client needs, driving product implementation following its vision, working closely with engineering and product team (CSD, CC, PS) to ensure that the clients are happy.
* Maintain effective communication and reporting according to standards.
* Create environment for growth of development team competencies and expertise via collaboration with a tech lead role representative and EA, SA.
Running people management practices: performance management, goals setting – SMART, Objective Key Results (OKR); feedback giving, Talent Management Framework (TDF), etc. Required Skills:

* Certified Scrum Master® (CSM) or equivalent
* 5 years or more experience of being dedicated, full-time Project Manager
* Ability to effectively coach multiple teams.
* Strong mediation and negotiation skills.
* Experience in managing both Product Development and/or Professional Services teams
* Working experience with European/USA clients.
* Advanced level of skills in any bugtracking system (for example, Jira).
* Knowledgeable in technology. Previous experience of working with web products (.NET web products is a strong plus).

Agile Project Manager

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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