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Agile Project Manager - Reading - Up to £50,000

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

  • Contact email:

    Vikkib@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    45000

  • Job ref:

    J13284_1530889529

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Agile Project Manager - Reading - Up to £50,000

Our client provides software products to the automotive industry and are going through a period of rapid growth. As such they are looking for a Project Manager to join their team in Reading on a permanent basis.

The project manager will be responsible for the delivery of software using AGILE project management toolsets to, convert the product roadmap to deliver new and enhanced functionality to an existing suite of web-based solutions.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of working in a SCRUM team and following an AGILE process (4 yrs.)
  • Recognised Project Management qualification/certification.
  • Knowledge and experience of the software lifecycle and development process.
  • Ability to achieve positive outcomes in a changing environment.
  • Excellent problem solving (root cause identification, risk analysis).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to write concise reports.
  • Use of a ticket tracking tool e.g. Jira, Visual Studio.
  • Understanding of Web technology (HTML, JavaScript, CSS).
  • Excellent time management and planning skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Be an ambassador for the benefits of implementing project based management tools.
  • Effective Risk and Issue Management, Quality and costs throughout the project lifecycle which extends to; trail, go live with customer and consumer adoption
  • Design and Implement PM techniques to support the creation of a revised way of working aimed at ensuring continuous delivery.
  • Using AGILE Project Management, to take requirements from the product management team, customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Participate in high level inter departmental project planning and prioritisation.
  • Support the planning for sprints in the context of the whole project/programme
  • Participate in project meetings planning, review and retrospectives
  • Develop and manage a set of performance measures and reports that informs management and ensures effective delivery.
  • Take projects from Initiation to delivery and acceptance by the support teams.
  • Work with On-shore and Off-shore development teamsIf this Project Manager role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Agile Project Manager - Reading - Up to £50,000