Agile Project Manager

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CONTRACT
Canada
Posted 3 weeks ago

We’re looking for an Agile Project Manager! Reach out if you’re interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!

 

Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Agile Project Manager
Term: 18-month Contract
Location: Remote for now – Toronto
Job ID number: C1387

 

Brief description of duties:

 

The Agile Project Management service provider Enterprise Portfolio has expertise in Agile Delivery and Product Management. They pursue success for their clients & teams, removing impediments and creating high-performing teams to achieve business outcomes. They are responsible for end-to-end delivery, ensuring teams are delivering demonstrable value on every iteration. Reporting to a Director or Program Manager, they work with the Technology and Business partners to deliver products and services and evolve and improve our current processes. They will require a solid Agile Project Management background and particular expertise within large-scale transformation initiatives.

 

  • Working with Project teams and Senior Management/Stakeholders in achieving alignment on project direction and functionality – considering project functionality, cost, schedule, and quality
  • Acting as one of the prime liaisons with third party organizations on project-related issues or inquiries
  • Ensuring all groups are being provided with timely and accurate project information
  • Working with Project teams and third parties to develop complex project plans to support successful project delivery
  • Managing and tracking these project plans, including integration milestones, release activities and milestones, etc.
  • Setting up relevant meetings and ensuring ongoing project progress is tracked and communicated
  • Ensuring resolution and escalation of issues or risks in a timely fashion and ensuring that these are recorded for tracking and closure on the project tracking tool
  • Working with Project teams to define resource requirements, budget, technology, facility needs and report these as required.
  • Working directly with Product / Business Owners to help on execution alignment & business strategy of projects
  • Working with development team members to execute sprints effectively
  • Identifying, solving, and removing external impediments or roadblocks that impact team/ sprint progress
  • Ensuring team keeps storyboard updated related to all stories (Sprint Backlog, To-do, In Progress, Verify, Done)
  • Tracking and effectively communicating team sprint progress to all affected teams and management
  • Developing and managing Project Management reports such as status updates, Sprint Burndown Chart, and developing Dashboards in Lean Kit or Azure (ADO)
  • Reporting on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
  • Providing status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues using Planview

 

MUST have:

 

  • (Project Manager) of work experience in a program/project management capacity
  • Directly managing complex* programs/projects of significant scope and risk
  • Managing using the Agile Framework
  • University degree or college diploma in Business Administration, Public Administration, Information systems or other related fields

 

Job Features

Project Manager5
Directly managing complex* programs/projects5
Agile3-5

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