- Expiry Date: 21 October 2021
The Project Management Office is seeking a Project Manager who will manage and deliver complex,multi-dimensional projects in an Agile environment. You will operate in a matrix environment,managing cross-functional projects that enable and support business goals.
As the Project Manager, you will be directly accountable for the project’s results - using Agile best practices to plan, execute, and deliver. You will lead, guide and motivate your agile teams to deliver strategic initiatives with operational excellence.
This role requires strong communication and relationship building skills to effectively manage projects with diverse teams, key stakeholders, and senior executives.
Facilitate and lead Agile ceremonies - daily standups, iteration planning, retrospectives, sprint reviews.
Coach teams on Agile practices and principles, delivering high quality products and services to our customers
Resolve impediments and build consensus when conflicts arise.
Manage, assess, communicate, and improve project and team health using qualitative and quantitative measures.
Understand, advocate, and execute against business goals, driving projects and OKR delivery.
Collaborate with cross functional team members (product, design, engineering) to define goals and align strategy.
Identify project timelines, milestones, owners and manage execution against of milestones and key targets.
Coordinate with multiple teams (and project managers), driving alignment on project delivery.
Ensure transparency through communication and collaboration with all levels of business and technology.
Communicate project status and relevant information (including project meeting notes, decisions)
Create and maintain project and team artifacts/documentation.
Manage project and sprint scope and unplanned requirements
Identify and manage project risks, implement mitigation plans to minimize impact
Evoke an appropriate sense of urgency around priorities within and across teams
5+ years of direct experience in a Project Manager role directly involved with managing and delivering technology projects
3+ years of experience in a Scrum Master capacity with Agile methodologies
3+ years of coaching teams on Agile best practices
Experience with JIRA and Confluence
Excellent oral and written communications; ability to adapt messaging for diverse audiences
Industry experience in new/interactive digital media and publishing
Experience in establishing Agile and Project Management processes in forming environments
Strong problem-solving/facilitation skills
Experience operating and influencing others in a matrix organization
Resourceful, self-motivated, proactive, self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who takes initiative, works autonomously, anticipates issues, and identifies areas for improvement
Detail-oriented, with a proven ability to deliver high quality products and polished deliverables.
Strong time management and organizational skills, able to multi-task multiple assignments.
Superior team-building, networking and relationship-building skills, fostering a culture of collaboration throughout the organization
Strong emotional intelligence and ability to empathize with others.
Excellent communication skills, effectively liaising and facilitating dialogue with diverse team members.
Inspires others through strong leadership skills and a positive attitude toward challenges and opportunities.
Strong critical and independent thinking and creative problem solving skills.
Excellent negotiation skills and able to resolve conflicts judiciously, brokering win/win resolutions.
Ability to identify and apply structure to ambiguous and complex problems
Strong sense of ownership and accountability in self, and instilling this in others through leading by example, setting expectations, and motivating others
Pragmatic, data centric approach to decision making, problem solving, and continuous improvement
Take your job seriously, but not yourself.
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