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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

    jake.appleton@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

  • Job ref:

    BH-28909

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    29 June 2022

  • Start date:

    2022-05-17 00:00:00

Agile Project Manager - £55,000 - £65,000 per annum - Cloud, Data and Digital Background - London - Hybrid Working

Yolk Recruitment are working with one of the most exciting businesses in the country on an Agile Project Management position. The role is in two stages and has a streamlined interview process.

Our client is going through a major scale up period, as part of this growth, we are seeking to recruit experienced Agile Project Managers as part of our client's Cloud, Data and Digital team. Ideally, we are looking to recruit individuals from a financial services or technology background who can support and manage the execution of complex projects which are typically of higher risk (technical, organisational, reputation), high value or are of strategic importance.

The Opportunity:

The Agile Project Manager is held accountable for the overall project delivery processes including project planning, scheduling, costing, execution, risk management and closing processes.  This role interfaces with internal and external stakeholders to mobilize a project team across Technology, Digital, Data, Business and Security to deliver projects according to plan. The Agile Project Manager ensures project execution is delivered in accordance with client quality assurance and control practices.
As part of the role within Cloud, Digital and Data you will be a strong advocate of Agile ways of working and on occasion be expected to coach others on the framework and the benefits of Agile ways of working.

Highly desirable:
    • Scrum Masters and Agile Project Managers with Financial Services experience
    • Experience of coaching leaders and managers at an organisational level building the Agile mindset.
    • Experience in building an environment where development teams and operations work together for continuous delivery of value
    • Experience of building and supporting Agile communities of practice
    • Experience of introducing and building out scaled agile frameworks.
Key Responsibilities:

As a Agile Technical Project Manager you will be able to demonstrate the following:
    • Proven project delivery experience with complex technical projects and technology transformations
    • Practical experience delivering projects using Agile methodologies including Scrum and SAFe
    • Experience of project management toolsets e.g. MS Project, JIRA, Azure Devops
    • Delivery of technical and IT solutions in a corporate environment. Managing technical staff and suppliers - ‘speaking their language’
    • Working with and understanding technical deliverables and documentation. Coming from an IT technical background in systems engineering, IT infrastructure or
    • software development  
    • Monitoring execution performance and being able to take corrective action where needed. Experience gained in financial services, banking, pensions or insurance is highly desirable 
Skills and experience 
    • Adopting the most appropriate management structures for projects and ensure all key