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Agile Project Manager

Job Type
Contract/Temporary
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Negotiable
Job Ref
BBBH143715_1714750077
Date Added
May 3rd, 2024

AGILE PROJECT MANGER - 6 MONTH INITIAL CONTRACT - OUTSIDE IR35


Loriens leading Public sector client is undertaking a number of change programmes to modernise the delivery of its services, underpinned by technology. They are looking to bring on a experienced Agile Project Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Schedule management and high level change control (scope management)
  • Risk, Issue, Assumption and Dependency management
  • Supplier management
  • Negotiating and unblocking
  • Compliance with in house LOAD delivery methodology
  • Project reporting
  • Target delivery


The role requires co-ordination, communication and influence; the successful candidate will work closely with the scrum master to contribute to a positive working environment, enabling the agile team to achieve optimal delivery.

Essential Criteria:

  • The candidate will be required to evidence
  • Strong project management skills previously deployed in agile projects - schedule management, risk management, reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering measurable business value

The candidate will have experience managing both agile and traditional projects, incorporating both software delivery and the associated business change.

The candidate will have an awareness of Digital First Service Standards, and Government Digital Services (GDS).

Desirable:

  • Agile certification
  • Project management certification
  • Experience of user research
  • Azure Devops

 

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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