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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Stephen Sutton

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    27 April 2024

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Agile Project Manager - Tech Start Up - Fast growth - Fast Track Progression - Market Research - 2 Days onsite - 3 days WFH - West Wales - £45000 - Local Applicants preferred - Camarthenshire

Yolk Recruitment are working with an innovative AI Scale up business based in West Wales who are looking for an Agile Project Manager to join the Projects Team, You would be the first Agile Project Manager to join the company and be instrumental in helping the company achieve its growth plans which means plenty of progression opportunities to lead the projects team.

As an Agile Project Manager, you will play a crucial role in driving the success of our projects by ensuring effective delivery of high-quality and services. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and data analysts, to implement Agile methodologies and best practices.

Your expertise in Agile project management will be instrumental in guiding teams through the lifecycle, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.

The company is on a mission to revolutionise the research industry, The platform is already used by a number FTSE 250 organisations and helps them get closer to the truth than they ever have in the past, They are experts in enabling organisations to bridge the gap between consumer behaviours and the decisions brands take. We're putting survey data back where it belongs, in the 21st century. We have major global brands using our platform, and we're now looking to accelerate our growth.

The Agile Project Manager is responsible for:

  • Facilitate the adoption and implementation of Agile principles within the business
  • Work closely with managers to define project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Coach managers on leading agile ceremonies such as daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritise tasks and manage dependencies
  • Monitor project progress, identify risks, and provide proactive solutions and mitigations
  • Coach and mentor colleagues on Agile practices, fostering continuous improvement
  • Ensure clear communication and alignment with stakeholders, providing regular project updates

Ideal candidates will demonstrate:

  • Experience as an Agile Delivery Manager or Project Management role in a technical environment
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to empower teams and foster collaboration
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of delivering successful projects on time and within budget
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing business needs and deliver results under pressure
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification - Desirable?

Are you the right fit?

  • A consultative approach to work
  • Resilience
  • Strong collaboration and team working
  • Good communication skills
  • A determined and tenacious approach to work
  • A creative approach to problem solving
  • Good listening and comprehension
  • Great stakeholder management

You can expect

  • Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
  • Opportunities to develop a varied portfolio of work with different clients
  • Strong, inspiring and thought-provoking leadership
  • A genuinely supportive and collaborative environment
  • A culture of learning in a stimulating environment

As well as this, we offer:

  • Annual Leave -?You join with 25 days holiday
  • Birthday Leave -?We want to help celebrate your birthday, so we give you the day off every year
  • Holiday Shutdown - Depending on what we are working on, we shut over the winter holidays for 3 days (Discretionary
  • Leave Banking - colleagues can bank untaken leave from a given year and save it up for a bigger event, e.g. a longer holiday, events**
  • Pension Scheme -?3% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution*
  • Loyalty Scheme - you'll have access to our reward gateway. There are hundreds of discounts, including: food, clothing, and much more!
  • Super-flexible working culture - we will never be a 5-days-a-week in the office company, and we have the philosophy of paying people for the job they do, not the hours they work or where they work from
  • Physical Wellbeing -?Private medical and dental insurance (contributory)
  • Mental Wellbeing?-?Access to GP referred therapies via our Private medical provider
  • Social - Parties, regular meet-ups and commitment to charitable causes
  • Development -?We offer continuous support and development with clear mapped progression routes across the business

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