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Project Manager (Software Development)

Posted 7 March by Profile Resourcing Limited Easy Apply Ended

Project Manager Software Development

The role would suit someone who has been a project manager for 3 or 4 years and wants to progress their career in an Agile software development environment or someone who have been involved for a few years in software development using an agile approach and who want to move into project management

Working within a small dynamic software development team The Project Manager will:

  • Play a key role in managing the development of our software product.
  • Provide the energy, structure and organisation required to drive the development forward
  • Manage the content of releases, controlling the current sprint and planning future sprints to keep the development team with a consistent and balanced work plan
  • Work with the Product Manager to understand and prioritise requirements.
  • Take the prioritised requirements and workshop them with the development teams to break up into tasks; scoping the tasks in terms of size, complexity, development areas and dependencies. Using these inputs to define the rolling development plan, reprioritising with the Product Manager as necessary.
  • Manage the card wall for the development activity and operations queue to ensure both are being progressed appropriately.
  • Review all instances to ensure they are correct and on the latest release.
  • The role will work alongside the customer facing team and will be expected to occasionally interact with customers on timescales and plans. As a result, the candidate must have strong verbal and written communications skills.

The role would particularly suite a candidate who is interested in working in a fun environment where you will have access across the company to all levels of the team and the opportunity to progress as we grow.

Desired Skills and Experience: Candidates should have:

  • Project Management or development experience, particularly in an Agile software development environment.
  • PRINCE2 or equivalent is desirable.
  • Analytical/ numerical problem-solving abilities.
  • Structured approach to working.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 2:1 degree in technical subject with significant mathematical content.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Enjoy learning new technologies and applying them to business problems.
  • The energy and enthusiasm to drive activities forward and lead teams.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

Minimum degree grade 2:1

Salary Competitive Salary + benefits package

Required skills

  • Project Management
  • Agile Environment
  • PRINCE2

Reference: 34632848

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