Agile Project Manager - NHS experience - Leeds

to £450 pd (outside IR35) - IT Software - Project / Programme Management
Ref: 814 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Dec 2021
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Suitable for: Agile Project Manager / Agile Delivery Manager / Delivery Lead with NHS / healthcare domain experience

Location: Homebased / Leeds 

Duration: 3 – 6 months

Salary: Up to £400 a day depending on experience (outside IR35)

Our client, a successful software solutions business, is looking for an experienced and passionate Agile Project Manager to work as part of their delivery teams to enable successful outcomes for their clients on key programmes of work.

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in one of the following roles or similar: Project Manager, Scrum Master, Delivery Lead or similar
  • Experience in an agile software delivery environment, including Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Scrum Master qualification is beneficial but not essential
  • Prince2 Qualification is a bonus
  • You must have the right to work and reside in the UK

Your Responsibilities:

  • The Agile Project Manager will initiate, plan, facilitate and motivate agile project teams and is accountable for the successful delivery of project engagements
  • Facilitate team ceremonies – Sprint Planning, Review, Retrospective and standups
  • Lead “Discovery phases” with clients, establishing the strategic, operational, technical and commercial foundations for project delivery.
  • Facilitate user story workshops and elicit requirements from the project and client stakeholders
  • Coordinate User and Customer Experience research activities
  • Identify areas of improvement for the Delivery Team and enable them to implement planned change
  • Ensure transparency in the Management of project risks and issues, and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage project budget and utilisation of team members

To be successful in this role you should:

  • Have an interest in technology and an extensive background in project management and delivery of Health Sector projects/NHS project environments
  • Be passionate about delivery and agile concepts; Agile experience highly desirable
  • Be focused on outcomes for the user and client
  • Have strong drive for self-improvement and the coaching of others Have great communication skills and can tailor your approach to suit the team. Individuals and clients
  • Act as a ‘Servant Leader’ ensuring you enable the team for successful delivery
  • Be a team player who wants to work in a collaborative environment
  • Want to work within a fast-paced environment

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 (sorry, 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 or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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