Agile Project Manager

Recruiter
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Agile Project Manager £70k - £75k + Benefits Package
Business Intelligence Consultancy
London

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Agile Project Manager to join a business intelligence consultancy company situated in London.

The Agile Project Manager will be responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to users. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and working on concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment.

Skills / Environment
*Analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
*Knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
*Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
*Understanding of demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:
*Agile Project Management tools such as Team Services, Jira, VersionOne or equivalent
*Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
*Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
*Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the "big picture" view
*Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
*Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel
*Balanced business/technical background:
*Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
*Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value
*Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
*A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including 6+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams. PMP preferred
*
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. We will always email you a full role specification, name our client and wait for your email authorisation before we send your CV to this organisation. Deerfoot IT: Est. 1997. REC member. ISO certified. *Each time we send a CV to a recruiting client we donate £1 to The Born Free Foundation (charity no. 1070906).

Deerfoot is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77587342