Agile Project Manager

Recruiter
Expedia
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
ExpediaHotels.com is a website. And an App. And a call centre. But mostly, it'sa company full of people.And it's our people who make Hotels.com better than any other website,app, call centre or company not named Hotels.com.We are enterprising, intelligent and supportive. We work in anenvironment that encourages innovation, creativity and diversity; in theHotels.com Technology Group we may speak different languages but we allspeak the same code.And when somebody says it can't be done we don't hear it. Every day wework to provide an unsurpassed booking experience.At Hotels.com not only do we love travel, we love technology!As an Agile Project Manager: You will deliver small to large scale projects using appropriate agile project management techniques You will work closely with stakeholders and delivery teams to define/refine requirements, ensuring a clear and common understanding of scope and priority of deliverables Coordinate delivery teams (utilizing agile practices, e.g. Kanban and Scrum) to produce release plans and align dependencies Facilitate project meetings with partners, ensuring decision making at the appropriate levels, to enable projects to be responsive to change Track and report progress against agreed targets, managing expectations on project status, risks and impediments Proactively liaise with partners to ensure all impediments and issues are appropriately mitigated, and escalated where appropriate Develop best practices and tools for project reporting, execution and managementYou will have: Strong stakeholder management skills Excellent written and presentation skills - able to communicate effectively with engineers and senior managers. Good analytical skills, with attention to detail. Embraces a servant leadership mindset Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with diverse personality typesYou will also have knowledge and experience in: Agile & Lean practices. Documentation and Workflow tools e.g. Confluence, Jira. Delivering projects in an agile environment.Why build your career at Hotels.com? You get to work with some spectacular people both from the technology team and wider business We work hard to create a supportive, collaborative, and fulfilling place where you can progress your career We have many of the best bits of a start-up but with the resources of the world's biggest travel company, Expedia, Inc. (over 28Billion in Gross Bookings in 2014!) We love open source and actively participate in the open source community We win prizes (Netflix Cloud Prize for one) You will have the tools and resources to succeed in their career We get to do all of this in a lovely, comfortable office in vibrant, central part of LondonExpedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with adiverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive considerationfor employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexualorientation, national origin, disability or age.#LI-BS1Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with adiverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive considerationfor employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexualorientation, national origin, disability or age. - provided by Dice AGILE, APP, CLOUD, JIRA, KANBAN, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, SCRUM, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT, WORKFLOW

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