Digital Project Manager, E commerce + Apps Development

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted
25 Oct 2013
Closes
22 Nov 2013
Ref
DigPm SM AGILE1
Contact
Fabio Calvente
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Agile Project Manager (Digital, Scrum, Coach)

THE COMPANY

This is a unique opportunity to engage with one of the most respected brands in media, journalism, and publishing to help drive success and innovation in the digital realm, particularly in the native/web apps and mobile web arena.

THE ROLE

The Digital Agile Project Manager will help this organisation execute their strategy by owning and coordinating business-to-technology relationships to craft creative and innovative digital solutions that deliver high business value. The Agile Project Service Manager also facilitates day-to-day project operations and communications in an Agile, Scrum framework and by supporting teams in their product development initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the product and development teams
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to formulate and agree detailed plans and to communicate project delivery status
  • Plan development and all related deliverables using a combination of agile/Scrum methodology
  • Prioritizing business stakeholder requests in collaboration with them by aligning stories where possible with relevant Digital KPIs
  • Fostering communication and productive relationships with Product Owners, team members, and other stakeholders.
  • End to end management of the delivery process of native and web apps, from scope definition to delivery into the app eco systems.
  • Safeguard app quality by proactively engaging with QA, continuously improving process to deliver flawless apps.
  • Manage internal user acceptance testing of app updates to ensure delivery to requirements

You 'may' also have to do the following;


  • Ensuring that the Scrum Teams, both the internal and external teams, adhere to Scrum values, practices, and rules.
  • Helping the internal and external Scrum teams, the organization and the development partners improve its Scrum and Agile practices.
  • Teaching the Scrum Team by coaching and by leading it to be more productive and to produce higher quality products.
  • Working with teams to remove impediments blocking completion/commitment of work

  • THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

    • In-depth understanding of Agile Development Methodologies
    • Experience as a Scrum Master could be a plus but not essential
    • Experience of the full software development lifecycle, nice to have would be experience in mobile apps or e-commerce projects
    • Technical Background

    This is a highly successful and progressive organisation which offers good career progression. The successful candidate will receive a salary between £45,000 - £65,000 + Benefits

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