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Gauteng: Agile Project Manager – Urgently Needed posted by Five D tech systems






Date 2024-03-18
Job Title Agile Project Manager – Urgently Needed
Employer Five D tech systems
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Category It Computer
Location Gauteng
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Job Title: Agile Project ManagerJob Summary: As an Agile Project Manager, you will lead and facilitate Agile software development. projects, ensuring successful delivery of high-quality products within specified timelines and budgets. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, testers, designers, and business stakeholders, to drive collaboration, transparency, and continuous improvement. Your role involves applying Agile principles and methodologies to manage project scope, prioritize work, and adapt to changing requirements, ultimately delivering value to customers and stakeholders.Key

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1. Project Planning and Execution: Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables. Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets, and oversee project execution using Agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban.2. Team Leadership: Lead and motivate cross-functional Agile teams, including developers, testers, designers, and business analysts. Foster a collaborative and high-performance team culture, and empower team members to take ownership of their work.3. Sprint Planning: Facilitate sprint planning meetings to define sprint goals, scope, and user stories. Work with the team to estimate effort, prioritize backlog items, and create achievable sprint goals that align with project objectives.4. Backlog Management: Manage the product backlog, including grooming, prioritization, and refinement of user stories. Collaborate with product owners and stakeholders to ensure that backlog items are well-defined, actionable, and aligned with business priorities.5. Daily Stand-ups: Conduct daily stand-up meetings to monitor project progress, identify impediments, and promote transparency. Facilitate discussions and help the team resolve issues and blockers in a timely manner.6. Sprint Review and Retrospective: Organize sprint review meetings to demonstrate completed work to stakeholders and gather feedback. Facilitate sprint retrospective meetings to reflect on team performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement action items to enhance team effectiveness.7. Stakeholder Communication: Maintain regular communication with stakeholders to provide updates on project status, progress, and risks. Manage stakeholder expectations and address any concerns or issues in a timely and proactive manner.8. Risk Management: Identify, assess, and mitigate project risks and issues throughout the project lifecycle. Work with the team to develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to minimize project disruptions.9. Metrics and Reporting: Define and track key project metrics, such as velocity, burndown charts, and cycle time. Generate project reports and dashboards to provide visibility into project progress and performance.10. Continuous Improvement: Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the Agile team. Encourage experimentation, innovation, and learning, and facilitate retrospectives to identify and implement process improvements.Qualifications and Skills: Bachelor`s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field; PMP or Agile certification preferred. Proven experience as a Project Manager leading Agile software development projects, with at least 3-5 years of experience in Agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban. Strong understanding of Agile principles and practices, with hands-on experience in Agile project management tools such as Jira, Trello, or Asana. Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve project goals. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with the capacity to adapt to changing requirements and navigate ambiguity. Experience with software development practices, including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment. Familiarity with Agile engineering practices such as test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration (CI), and continuous delivery (CD). Knowledge of project management frameworks and methodologies, such as PMBOK, PRINCE2, or Lean Six Sigma, is a plus.This job profile outlines the key responsibilities, qualifications, and skills required for an AgileProject Manager position. Successful candidates will play a critical role in leading Agile softwaredevelopment projects, driving collaboration and innovation, and delivering value to customersand stakeholders.
Agile Project Manager – Urgently Needed position available in Gauteng, Gauteng. This job position was posted by Five D tech systems. The job has been posted as a premium ad on 2024-03-18 at 09:42:28 in the It Computer category

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