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Remote Agile Project Manager Contract - £550 p/d inside

Employer
Lorien
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Remote Agile Project Manager Contract Opportunity - £550 per day inside IR35

There is an opportunity to work as an Agile Project Manager for one of UK's leading news/media companies. The clients newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times.

The contract is:

-100% remote

- 6 months rolling

-£550 per day inside IR35

Your Role:

An Agile Project Manager to join The Times. You'll work on:
  • Leading the Times Content development team that maintains and enhances the Times websites front-end and content delivery
  • Maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders, especially Editorial who are the source of website content.
  • Managing dependencies on other News Technology teams and external suppliers, who maintain and enhance the platform and infrastructure of the Times websites
  • Contributing to the improvement of the Times delivery processes, working with the Programme Manager and other Agile Project Managers
  • Showcasing the successful delivery of projects, to all Times and News Tech teams
  • Providing agile guidance and leadership to your teams based on your previous experience and observations
  • You'll show passion for technical challenges and the bravery to take risks with bold ideas. We want you to help us build self-organised, highly motivated teams with the curiosity to unravel complex problems and the optimism to take exciting, innovative approaches.


What is expected of you:

Delivering Value

  • Leading end-to-end delivery across multiple teams by prioritising around business value and validating benefits with customers
  • Exemplary management of stakeholders through proactive communication and exception handling


Improving Continuously

  • Using metrics effectively to identify and implement opportunities for improvement in teams' processes, and to capture the effectiveness of changes
  • Taking a methodical approach to prioritising team improvements by balancing cost vs. value to the team


Facilitating with Impact

  • Tailoring facilitation techniques to achieve great outcomes from challenging situations
  • Versatility in facilitation approaches (including facilitating from the sidelines) to foster greater collaboration between colleagues


Leading with Agility

  • Application of Agile approaches to build collaborative, cross-functional teams delivering value to the business
  • Using Agile techniques to start teams from scratch with a clear approach for building backlogs, establishing delivery cadence and managing finances
  • Ensuring teams remain accountable to their ways of working and their agile values


Planning Effectively

  • Using Agile techniques to transform complex, high-level business proposals into a roadmap with a clear, accurately estimated release plan
  • Managing your teams' dependencies through influence, collaboration and organisation

Please get in touch if you are interested!

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/95600107
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