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Agile Project Manager


Serial Affinity Ltd is looking to appoint an experienced Agile Project Manager on a Full-Time basis at their Tech HQ in Finnieston, Glasgow.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high competency in Agile project delivery in a Software and Applications Development Environment.

Those with extensive experience as a Scrum Master will hold a distinct advantage.

Project space:

Typical projects include Product Improvement initiatives, new Product Development, Software and Mobile WebApp Modernisation and Infrastructure (Cloud/On-Premise Hybrid) projects.

Role responsibilities:

Main duties to include:-

  • Adhering to Agile principles while successfully delivering projects within agreed parameters of Time, Cost and Quality.
  • Liaising with the Customer and Product Owners, carry out Discovery workshops and assist in the development of Product Backlogs.
  • Workshop with the Product Owners and key project tech resources to establish Sprint Backlogs.
  • Work with all Business and Technical resources to establish Functional, Non-Functional Discovery/Requirements and Specifications.
  • Effectively lead Software Engineering teams
  • Interact with UX and UI Designers as well as the Development Team as a whole.
  • Conduct all Agile ceremonies: Sprint Planning, Sprints, Daily Stand – Ups (Scrums), Reviews, Retrospectives.
  • Report to the Project Portfolio Manager for direction and allocation of work.
  • Assist with onboarding and hand over of all new project outputs and services to Operations and Applications Support.
  • Assist with timely project related communications to the Marketing and Operations functions, specifically when it comes to: new or impending product releases or improvements

Other general duties to include:-

  • Assist and input into the Demand Management/Business Engagement Process as required with respect to: Risk, resources, capacity, skills, pipeline planning.

Required skills/experience/qualifications:

  • There is a requirement for the successful applicant to have a professional Agile Project Management certificate e.g. PMI – ACP as well as a certified Scrum Master certificate.
  • Other project management qualifications would be beneficial e.g. Prince 2 Practitioner or PMP Professional.
  • Exceptional work experience would be considered in the absence of the above.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Azure DevOps would also be advantageous as would familiarity of tools such as JIRA, Trello, Skype, Teams, Slack and Zendesk.
  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to build good working partnerships and effective multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with partners and stakeholders to deliver successful outcomes
  • Flexible working environment (Fully remote/5 days office based or a part blended model)
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Enhanced company pension scheme.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Nuffield gym membership.
  • Annual training and development budget.
  • £45,000 – £50,000

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