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Agile Project Manager (219 views)

Lincoln, NE (Remote)
May 26, 2022

*****Direct Client Requirement*****

Title                                    : Agile Project Manager

Location                             : Lincoln, NE (Remote)

Rate                                    : DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Duration                             :19 Months

Interview Type                  : Skype or Phone

Job Type                           : C2C, C2H, W2

Experience                        : 10+ Years

Job Description               :

  • The Agile Project Manager (APM) is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile and Hybrid project teams. The goals are to:
  • Ability to manage project from idea to customer adoptionAchieve a high level of performance and quality, andDeliver projects that provide exceptional business value to users
  • The APM may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile /hybrid methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions. PM must have:
  • Strong conceptual skills to see the entirety of the project from planning to customer adoption and change management
  • Achieve the project goals within designated project constraints

In performing this role, the APM will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile.

Job Requirements

  • Project Planning and Management: Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning and operational readiness for assigned projects
  • Team Management: Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
  • Product Owner Support: Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and help with an effective system of project governance
  • Process Management and Improvement: Champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Team Building: Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

Essential Skills Required

  • Demonstrated ability to understand relationships between ideas, concepts, and patterns
  • Analysis and diagnosis of complex situations
  • Experience diagnosing problems within the project
  • Ability to see connections between disparate pieces of information, and connect the dots
  • Ability to see the big picture and quickly comprehend the impact of new technologies on changes to business processes

Additional Skills Required

  • Effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high levels of customer trust and confidence
  • Proven ability to lead projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:
  • Agile Project Management tools
  • Jira/Confluence, Lucid or equivalent
  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
  • Full transparency of project progress, risks, and vendor performance
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically to solve business problems and propose solutions
  • Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value

Required Credentials and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • At least five years of medium to large-scale project experience in a project management role.
  • At least five years of strong experience with project planning, resource planning, work plan development, and project management processes.
  • Agile or PMP certification
  • Demonstrated experience with SCRUM/Agile. SPC, PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent.

Preferred Credentials and Experience:

  • Experience working within, or assisting, public health agencies
  • Organizational change management, Prosci certified
  • SAFe certification, strongly preferred
  • Lean or Kaizen

Success Characteristics:

  • Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity
  • Motivated and driven by achieving business outcomes
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with cross-functional teams

Qualification

  • Agile certification
  • large-scale project experience in a project management role
  • project planning – resource planning, work plan development, and project management processes.
    Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • PMP certification

*****Referral Bonus Available: Refer your friends or colleagues, get referral bonus*******

Thanks

Carl/Siva

Carl@sohanit.com/Siva@sohanit.com

PH: 470-410-5810 EX 113/470-480-2412 EX 103

Apply here or please send to resumes@sohanit.com

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Position Keywords: JIRA,Confluence,Lucid,MS Project,MS Visio,SAFE

Pay Rate: DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Job Duration: 19 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 4850

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