Agile Project Manager

Job Summary:

The agile project manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to the company. Need to manage serval concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment.

Job Content:

Main Tasks/ Responsibilities / Authorities:

  • To help put in place the appropriate people, process, and tools and coaching members of the team as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team.
  • Using good judgment and skill to develop a project management approach that is suitable for planning and managing the effort to achieve the project goals within designated project constraints.
  • Expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit large, complex, mission-critical projects and with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.
  • As a key facilitator, to empower the team and clear potential roadblocks, paving the way for project success.
  • As a change management expert, task with rallying the entire organization around agile project management, ushering in new processes, and communicating with company stakeholders.
  • As a coach and trainer, to help the teams master the newest tools, workflows, and processes.
  • The ability to thrive — and remain calm — under pressure.
  • Comfort with quickly changing priorities and a high level of adaptability and flexibility.
  • Assure overall QDCF of product is achieved or obtain appropriate deviations/ acceptance from the governance body.
  • Identify main risks and establish mitigation plan/activities.
  • Report project status and alert relevant issues/deviations to Reference Group and Steering Committee.
  • Establish and maintain and be responsible for budget process within the project.
  • Inform, communicate, and cooperate with functional management.
  • Analyse and evaluate product targets to maximize gross margin and minimize product cost, to meet all customer buying criteria, to maximize the design for manufacturability and assembly.
Key Skills:
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Decision-making
  • Product knowledge
  • Market understanding
Required knowledge & experience:
1. Education/Professional Qualifications required for the position:
  • At least 5 years Project Management experience with product development in relevant industry
  • Well proven leadership skills
  • A proficient communicator and networker
  • Ability to drive co-worker commitment and motivation
  • Be able to work and manage in a matrix organization
  • Good adaptability, open to change
  • PMP certificate is an asset

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