Development Project Manager - Agile, Scrum

Recruiter
Rullion IT Plus
Location
Coventry
Salary
£60k - £65k pa + package
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager - Coventry - up to 65k DOE incl. car + package

My market leading client is actively seeking an experienced Project Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. As an experienced Project Manager, you will be required to fully manage all aspects of Agile software development projects through the full project lifecycle to deliver new and enhanced versions of the Company's products in line with the business vision.

The Role:

-Manage, lead, motivate and develop development team(s), which comprise of cross functional teams including Developers, QA, Business Analysts and Technical Architects.
-Plan development and all related deliverables using a combination of Agile/Scrum methodology and traditional project management techniques, where necessary. This will include:

Daily SCRUM meetings
Facilitating Sprint Planning and Review meetings
Facilitating Sprint Retrospective meetings
Managing the Product\Release and the Sprint backlog
Tracking and communicating team velocity through the use of burn down charts and sprint/release progress updates

-Manage all aspects of project development including development of project plans, resource plans, project governance, day to day management of the development team and control of releases to ensure delivery of projects on time, to budget and to customer expectation and satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Demonstrable experience managing software development project teams with strong people management background. Experience of undertaking line management responsibilities.
Demonstrable experience of managing software development projects through Scrum or a similar Agile process. In depth working knowledge of Agile software development approaches.
Experience of managing teams through the full software development lifecycle from elaboration of requirements through to transition to customer business as usual.
Experience of delivering software products and/or applications to external customers, with strong customer relationship management skills and ability to operate at senior management levels.
Ability to maintain an appropriate balance between customer care and company commercial interests.
Experience of object oriented development methods and object oriented languages, preferably Java.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to communicate enthusiastically, clearly and concisely to groups and individuals;
Must be highly motivated and able to work on own initiative
Knowledge of continuous integration and TDD process.
Certified Scrum Master

Benefits:

This role of Project Manager is offering up to 65k DOE which includes a 5k car allowance, and an extensive benefits package including: group pension scheme, life insurance, generous annual leave entitlement, childcare vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme, annual eye tests, access to an independent financial advisor, discounts on products & services, long service awards, alongside many more.

Why Apply?

You will be joining a fantastic team who have a passionate, dedicated approach to their work and employee development. They have a social committee dedicated to planning and organisation regular social events, and have an annual timetable of charitable events in place. The company itself has a reputable name within the industry, and offer first class personal development plans for all of it staff.

Rullion IT Plus Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.