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  • Location: London, London
  • Rate: Up to 600.00
  • Start Date: 23/08/2019
  • Duration: 1 year



Project Manager, Agile, Product Development, Kaizen, Jira, Slack

We're searching for a Project Manager join our client, a leader in digital informatics. The Project Manager will be responsible for the creation of business cases and subsequent delivery across a strategic theme. The Project Manager will work closely with all aspects of the delivery and go-to-market communities eg Product Manager, Engineering, Architecture, Commercial etc.

The key to this role is deriving business values and outcomes from investment.

The Project Manager will be expected to travel regularly to Frankfurt; Oxford and occasionally to Amsterdam and Philadelphia.

The Project Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Create business cases

  • Support the project team to drive business outcomes

  • Co-ordinate different work streams to achieve outcomes

  • Resolve the risks and issues that present a barrier to successful delivery of the outcomes

  • Foster excellent communication across the team

  • Escalate challenges to senior management where necessary

  • Drive accountability with the project team

  • Develop excellent working relationships with all project stakeholders

  • Ensure delivery teams are on track and delivering as anticipated

  • Manage all phases of the project through the Product Development process

  • Interface with other technical personnel and product managers to finalize requirements

  • Define key performance parameters and create regular variance reports to track progress

  • Define and manage the project budget

  • Perform data analysis relevant to project tasks

  • Request resource demand and review resource allocation for projects

  • Maintain ownership of and accountability for the project schedule

  • Effectively communicate project status – including schedule variances and mitigation options

The Project Manager will have the following key skills and experience:

  • A Laser focus on delivering business outcomes

  • Expertise in identifying and managing risks

  • A servant leadership approach to supporting a team

  • Advanced knowledge of agile software development methodologies

  • Knowledge of Agile Portfolio Management and the Lean Value Tree

  • Excellent relationship building skills

  • A focus on and an ability to deliver continuous improvement/Kaizen

  • Strong experience with various resource models such as Managed Services and/or Staff Augmentation

  • Deep awareness of contemporary project delivery tools such as Jira, Slack, Teams and Confluence

  • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills

  • A good understanding of web analytics and data driven product development

  • Experience coordinating team work flow in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Experience collaborating with others in IT management roles to deliver shared results.

  • Strong organization/project planning, time management, and change management skills

  • Strong delegation skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing projects and managing projects of various size and complexity.

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills

  • An ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Awareness of the challenges of working with geographically dispersed teams and approaches to solving them

Project Manager, Agile, Product Development, Kaizen, Jira, Slack

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