Agile Project Manager/ Delivery Lead - West Yorkshire

Location: West Yorkshire, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Change Management
Contact Name: David Lopez
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Agile Project Manager/ Delivery Lead - West Yorkshire

Agile Project Manager/ Delivery Lead - West Yorkshire

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Agile Delivery Lead to join a fast paced growing business. The role will be responsible for the leadership of Technology and Service Product change through Agile methods. The offices are easily reachable from M62 and M1.

  • Working closely with clients, business and technology resources to understand change requirements
  • Working with Product Owners to oversee the successful delivery of product changes
  • Working with Product Developers to define sprint increments and delivery estimates
  • Working with Testing resources to define test approaches
  • Assisting with technical Product Change activities where appropriate
  • Assisting with Testing activities where appropriate
  • Leading product change delivery issues and trouble shooting
  • Working the Implementation Manager in respect of release of the product changes
  • Using Dev Ops to create delivery management artefacts and reporting
  • Acquiring a detailed understand of the client business and technology context

Skills Required

  • Highly Proficient Agile Delivery Lead. Have a detailed understanding of Agile Development and be highly proficient in Scrum/Kanban
  • Significant track record building high performing and motivated teams
  • Experience in matrix-managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proven experience of balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity.
  • Candidates will need to resilient, pragmatic and able to focus and facilitate technology teams on the delivery of valuable product
  • Have a wide breadth of understanding of technology platforms and systems and be able to make a strong contribution to discussions regarding technical problems and issues.
  • Product Ownership. Be able to navigate complex Product delivery challenges, assist with backlog creation, prioritisation and grooming.
  • Communication skill. Able to communicate to and between technical and non-technical stakeholders as well as enable discussions within a multidisciplinary team. Able to manage different perspectives and priorities through to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Have a solid understanding of development and testing methods to assist with and if necessary lead testing activities
  • Client Management. Be able to build strong trusting relationships with clients, showing empathy for client challenges
  • Commercially Aware. Understand how to control scope creep and manage cost creep in product change delivery
  • Problem resolution. Understands how to identify technical root causes of problems and work with engineers to find resolution

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