Project Manager - Agile - Manchester

BCT Resourcing
£65,000 - £80,000 per annum
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Project Manager
Location: Manchester
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

About the Role:
We’re looking for a Project Manager to coordinate the delivery of Agile projects, and ensure that these are conducted following guidelines and standards. You’d be delivering projects for some of the largest enterprise clients in Europe, and interacting with clients and product owners trying. Projects must be delivered on time, and within budget.

Responsibilities and duties:
You’ll be engaged in a number of tasks, including:
Being responsible for communication between all parties involved in your project, to ensure that your project is delivered on time, and to a high standard
Facilitating stand ups, example workshops, demos, retrospectives and sprint planning sessions with your team and stakeholders, using Agile Methodologies
Proactively resourcing appropriate team members using the appropriate channels, both in terms of availability of team members and skillset
Demonstrating good communication skills with stakeholders, and passing on relevant information to your team, without causing distraction
Governing your project budget, making sure your team members fill in their time sheets promptly, and communicating with the client should there be any changes to the original plan
Identifying any issues, and resolving them quickly ensuring that the project team can work unhindered

You will be:
Experienced with Agile methodologies and management processes
Proficient in project management tools, such as Jira
Able to evaluate and formulate risk management strategies
Confident in your understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle, including functional & non-functional practices
Capable of running projects in a more traditional way, such as Waterfall, if required by the client, whilst also managing in an Agile fashion for the team
Passionate about providing the best possible service, and creating an excellent impression
Resilient during high pressured situations
Driven to work towards resolution
Able to identify critical issues and prioritise accordingly

Qualifications and experience required:
Educated to degree level (preferably in Computer Science, Business Management or a similar subject), or have equivalent experience
Being a Certified Scrum Master would be an advantage
Previous experience in project management and leading teams
Experience of working in a web environment, with external stakeholders
Practical experience in Agile Methodology

What we offer:
Our employees value the flexible working environment and the chance to develop their skills on a wide variety of interesting projects.
We offer a competitive salary, a discretionary bonus, and we also operate a childcare voucher scheme. All employees are able to join the company pension scheme after passing probation.
You will also receive up to 5 conference and 5 training days per annum.

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