Agile Senior Project Manager
£65,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 15 days ago
Our client is a is urgently looking for a Agile Senior Project Manager looking to get fast tracked into a Program Manager role within the next 12 months. You will help our clients engineering and product team move faster and build smarter. You will be joining a growing and dynamic Project Management team. We are looking for an experienced end to end software delivery transformation and change professional who has strong stakeholder management skills. We are looking for candidates from a solid permanent employment history.
You will ensure delivery of requested outcomes from technical platform migrations and software development projects using a robust and documented project method. In conjunction with Commercial Operations, analyse, manage, and govern resources to deliver projects on time, on budget.
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 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams. Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.
Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 5 team members including Business Analysts, Developers and QA/test Personnel. Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to development teams and to be able to evaluate complex project risks and issues accurately and objectively. Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate
The crux of the role is to ensure that there is a clear understanding of business requirements and priorities ensuring appropriate IT solutions are identified & delivered in an expedient manner. You will define and own the IT Mission, formulate, and deploy short, medium, and long-term strategic IT Plans that align the IT business model with business needs of the organisation.
Any formal project management qualification such as Scrum, Agile, MSP or PMP will give you a distinct advantage but not essential.
A pre-requisite is the ability to consult with and gain the support of the key stakeholders, in particular department heads across all Divisions. You will be a good influencer, able to get buy in from stakeholders & subordinates alike.
A fantastic opportunity to join a great blue-chip and household name, exclusive to InterQuest Group, interview slots to fill for next week- send your CV ASAP to avoid disappointment.
InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.