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Associate Agile Project Manager

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  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £48000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

    jake.appleton@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

  • Job ref:

    BH-29687

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    13 December 2049

  • Start date:

    2022-07-28

Associate Agile Project Manager - Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus - BIG 4 CONSULTANCY - Leeds - Hybrid Working - IT/Tech

Yolk Recruitment are working with a Big 4 Consultancy on a series of different Agile Project Manager roles across the UK; you will be joining a unit that is experiencing continuous growth and success year on year.

Skills and experience 

  • Experience of delivering projects using waterfall and agile methodologies.

  • Experience of working on either technology, product, software development, or digital transformation projects.

  • Experience working on planning with Senior Stakeholders. 

  • Experience of working cross functionally within an organisation.

  • Experience of working in a fast paced and changing environment, requiring resilience.

  • Ability in planning, risk management and change management.

  • Ability to lead and coach others, including remote teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own, drive and support exciting research, engineering and software development projects from discovery to delivery. 

  • Guiding cross functional and diverse teams to deliver objectives, outputs and build digital products using Agile (scrum) ceremonies.

  • Contributing towards elements of the business case.

  • Ensuring shared clarity of scope, good estimating, planning and management of risk. 

  • Owning the production of a Project Management Plan (MSP and Azure DevOps) to deliver software solutions or equivalent documents to reach an agreement with stakeholders and managing your teams to the plan. 

  • Defining team member roles, setting expectations, and ensuring timely feedback.

  • Ensuring appropriate tools are deployed and that methods and practices are implemented and followed for a successful outcome.

  • Developing and reviewing estimates and assumptions for the project’s resources and costs.

  • Measuring and monitoring progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meets or exceeds expectations.

  • Working alongside other leads to develop, implement, and maintain the Management Plan, including the configuration management, risk management, project measurement, change and quality management plans.

  • Working with Product Manager and Technical Team Leaders across development, testing and release to ensure successful delivery.

  • Managing relationships and coordinating work between different teams at different locations. 

  • Representing the project team at meetings and obtaining buy-in from senior management.