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Agile Programme Manager

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £600 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Mitchell Forbes

  • Contact email:

    mitchellf@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    650

  • Salary low:

    600

  • Job ref:

    APM1

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2017-02-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Montash have been selected by an industry leading automotive company to search for Agile Programme Manager to work on a large E-Commerce program.

The right person will need to:

  • Have excellent experience with agile methodology
  • Have an excellent understanding of Waterfall also
  • Background in retail IT or IT related retail business activity
  • Ability to demonstrate stakeholder management and effective communication skills
  • Has worked in an e-commerce environment
  • Experience with App and mobile customer channels
  • Experience with POS and payments systems
  • Has experience of a bricks and mortar retail environment
  • Familiarity with one or more retail digital / eCommerce applications or systems

Day to day Responsibilities:

  • Act as servant-leader across multiple scrum teams
  • Manage the day to day relationship with the Product Owner; and assist them with communicating their vision, objectives, and user stories.
  • Ensure prioritisation of the backlog by the Product Owner
  • Plan and communicate the need for matrix resource, predominantly from IT, to support scrum delivery (i.e. BA, Architect)
  • Create co-ordinated delivery plans in collaboration with other scrum of scrums within related areas
  • Provide timely backlog requirements to enable effective resource planning in engineering, Architecture, Infrastructure and Business Analysis
  • Coach, moderate, train, and support the scrum teams
  • Organize the implementation of sprint planning, reviews, retrospectives, and requirements workshops.
  • Coach stakeholders in agile procedures
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders involved in backlog projects
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Ensure a smooth development process and anticipate possible challenges together with your team

This is an urgent requirement. If you feel you will thrive in this role, drop me a line at mitchellf@montash.com .