Lead Agile Project Manager at Answer Digital Limited, Leeds/Remote, £Contract Rate

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  • Leeds, UK
  • May 05, 2022
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Lead Agile Project Manager - Contract Role

Answer Digital is a successful digital transformation agency based in Leeds City Centre. We are looking for an experienced and passionate Lead Agile Project Manager to work as part of our delivery teams in enabling successful outcomes for our clients

The Role:

Our Delivery practice is a growing and evolving part of the business which offers the opportunity to work with a range of diverse technologies across multiple business domains and project environments. We are looking for Agile Project Managers to join established teams for project delivery to national-scale projects

Responsibilities include:

The Lead Agile PM will initiate, plan, facilitate and motivate agile project teams, and is accountable for the successful delivery of project engagements;

  • Manage and empower Scrum teams in delivery of solutions and outcomes

  • Support, guide and coach high-performing teams

  • Measure and analyse team performance and quality and actively drive improvements

  • Act as a catalyst for change with Project/Programme capability and with clients to embrace new ways of working

  • Facilitate project and programme reviews with clients (up to C-level)

  • Establish effective and proportionate project/programme governance meeting both client and Answer Digital needs

  • Lead of commercial activity Statement of work creation, estimation, budgeting and cost management

  • Foster strong and open relationships with Senior Client Management and seek new business opportunities

  • Facilitate user story workshops to elicit requirements from the project and client stakeholders

  • Identify areas of improvement for the Delivery Team and enable them to implement planned change

  • Ensure transparency in the Management of project risks and issues, and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders

  • Mentor team and capability peers

The Successful Applicant:

To be successful in this role you should;

  • Have an interest in Technology

  • Be passionate about delivery and agile concepts

  • Be focused on outcomes for the user and client

  • Broad understanding of delivery techniques, Agile, Waterfall, bi-modal and how to apply them in the correct context / environment

  • Have strong drive for self-improvement and the coaching of others

  • Have great communication skills and can tailor your approach to suit the team, individuals and clients

  • Act as a ‘Servant Leader’ ensuring you enable the team for successful delivery

  • Be a team player who wants to work in a collaborative environment

  • Want to work within a fast-paced environment

Your experience will include:

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience leading change delivery

  • You have experience in an agile software delivery environment, including Scrum and Kanban methodologies

  • Scrum Master certification is beneficial but not essential

  • Prince2 Qualification and/or APMP is a bonus

Answer Digital offers hybrid working

Please note: you must be eligible to work in the UK in order for your application to be considered and gain BPSS