Agile Project Manager - Leeds

up to £45,000 + Bonus - Project / Programme Management
Ref: 458 Date Posted: Friday 21 Aug 2020
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Suitable for: Agile Project Manager / Delivery Manager / Scrum Master or Product Owner with Agile project management experience

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire with some travel to client sites 

Salary: Up to £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a successful software solutions business based in the centre of Leeds within close proximity to the train station. They are looking for a dynamic Agile Project Manager / Delivery Manager to deliver bespoke software solution projects. 

Using agile and lean principles, the Agile Project Manager / Delivery Manager will lead a variety of client projects through the initial analysis / discovery stage of the project through to the deployment of the solution into the live environment and the management of post go live processes e.g. support, enhancements and usability improvements.

Essential Criteria:

  • Min 2 years’ experience as an Agile Project Manager / Delivery Manager / Delivery Lead / Scrum Master / Product Owner or similar
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of agile software delivery including Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Experience with facilitation of Team Ceremonies – spring planning, review, retrospectives and standups
  • Must be familiar with / have experience as Servant Leader
  • Ability to lead ‘discovery phases’ with clients, facilitate user story workshops and elicit requirements
  • Experience of working in a software solutions environment, either client or agency side
  • Excellent communication skills that inspire confidence in customers and the internal team
  • Ability to deliver innovative, technically challenging solutions for customers
  • Enthusiastic about technology, specifically agile concepts
  • Ability to manage and converse with the technical team so you understand the technical approach, challenges and risks
  • Good team leadership and excellent team player
  • Stakeholder engagement / management
  • Experience of managing budgets and resource utilisation

Desirables:

  • Scrum Master certification
  • Client facing / software vendor or consultancy experience would be an advantage
  • Experience of working on projects within the Finance or Retail industry

The Company:

Founded in 1999, our client is a relatively small company doing big things. This means the people who work there have the chance to experience a huge variety of work and fast-track their careers by delivering some remarkable projects. The people are creative and diverse with an adventurous spirit. While they take work seriously, they don't take themselves the same way.  Technology is their passion but at heart they are a people business. Everything they do is guided by their values and a determination to be the very best.

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (unfortunately our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call the office on 01937 541888 or e-mail cv@solosearch.co.uk and someone will help you / get back to you

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