Agile Project Manager - JIRA at Checkatrade Group, Portsmouth, 3-6 Months, £Competitive Day Rates

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  • Portsmouth, UK
  • Jan 05, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Agile Project Manager - JIRA

3-6 month contract with competitive day rates


Are you a skilled Agile Project Manager looking to join a fast-growing digital business? Do you have a keen agile mindset and flexible approach to changing priority and work demands? Are you confident to step in and support Scrum teams at ground level? If so, then we would love to hear from you!


Where do you fit in?


Using agile and lean principles, you will play a key role in supporting the Delivery Manager and Engineering Director to deliver a vast road map of critical initiatives through the full Agile delivery cycle.  You will have a very strong background using Jira and confluence to organise and highlight delivery progress across several Initiatives and will have experience in mapping back into OKR’s and business objectives. 

You will be calm in nature and confident to deliver within a defined Scrum framework and be able to implement Continuous Agile improvements. Working closely with the Delivery Manager you will be expected to create a strong reporting solution that can be presented to senior stakeholders and give support on cross initiative delivery progress. 


What’s in it for you?


  • An opportunity to play a key role in the complete transformation of a household name that will positively impact business growth.
  • An opportunity to play a pivotal role in project delivery, supported by training to help you grow your career and be the best you can be!
  • An excellent benefits package and an opportunity to play an integral role in a fast-growing digital business. 

What do you need to succeed?


  •  A successful track record of successful project implementations through the full project lifecycle.
  •  Very Strong Knowledge, understanding and experience of agile software delivery using Scrum methodologies  
  • Very Strong knowledge working with Jira using its Roadmap planning capabilities. 
  • Experience with facilitation of Team Ceremonies - spring planning, review, retrospectives and stand-ups. 



Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our teams continue to uphold these high standards.

With over 48,000 of only the best trades on our books who've passed a robust vetting process, we're staying true to our core business belief which is - 'Checkatrade does the checks so you don't have to.'

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.