Development Project Manager Agile

Location: Royal Leamington Spa
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Business Analysis & Project Management
Reference: IAT30430
Development Project Manager Agile

This is one of the West Midlands hidden gems who are going though some amazing growth. This is due to the niche product that is literally transforming organisations around the UK. The platform they develop is a really simple idea but is powered by some amazing technology. As a result, they are looking for a number of key hires to carry on this growth.

The role
As a Development Project Manager you will bring project management leadership into the full development life cycle of these agile software development teams. You will liaise with Product Management on all aspects of release and backlog definition/management and ensure requirements are sufficiently defined/documented before they are taken into these agile (SCRUM) software development teams.

You will provide coordination for the teams liaising with other areas of the business to facilitate the high quality development and
maintenance of the software platform ensuring deployed and managed through various stages to get the software out and into the clients customer’s hands

Your Responsibilities:
* Planning and scheduling across the Scrum teams
* Tracking, monitoring and status reporting of the teams’ progress in order to aid wider agile release planning processes
* Stakeholder communication, ensuring all relevant stakeholders making them fully aware of release deliverables and their responsibilities toward ensuring software gets from development and out in active use by their customers
* Key contribution toward continuous improvement of agile methodologies and associated toolsets
* Facilitating agile ceremonies with agile software development teams such as sprint planning, estimation, prioritization & retrospectives
* Liaising with outsourced development partners in order to dovetail external and internal deliverables into a consistent and coherent print/release plan ensuring that relevant activities to support the externalized development are catered for within sprint planning commitments
* Maintaining a view of capacity across the agile development teams in order to work with Product Management to build a product roadmap that is based on capacity of the teams (both internal and external) that will be delivering it

The ideal person must have
* Solid Agile Project Management skills
* University Degree in Computer Science or a similar discipline advantageous
* Currently working in a software development environment and have a hands on technical knowledge from a development viewpoint
* Demonstrable skills, knowledge and experience of working as a Project Manager, Project Coordinator or Scrum Master/Product Manager within agile software development teams
* Ability to work with people effectively, locally and globally
* Strong communication skills – verbal and written
* Understanding of the concepts of risk management
* Familiarity with agile project and development management tools
* Customer-oriented
* Demonstrable ability to take ownership and manage multiple projects of varying complexity to specific timelines
* Possess strong 3rd party management skills
* A self-starter and team player with effective prioritisation skills

In return you will be offered an amazing career. The role has loads of potential for this fun and dynamic company. Send me your CV ASAP

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