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Agile Project Manager

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_221040WD-int

Our Technical Solutions Team is experiencing continuous success and growth. As part of this growth, we are seeking to recruit experienced Agile Project Managers from an IT background who can support and manage the execution of complex IT projects which are typically of higher risk (technical, organisational, reputation), high value or are of strategic importanceas well as promote Technical solutions within the firm.

The Agile Project Manager is held accountable for the overall project delivery processes including project planning, scheduling, costing, execution, risk management activities and closing processes. This role interfaces with internal and external resource providers to mobilize a project team across Technology, Digital, Data, Business and Security to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager ensures project execution is delivered in accordance to quality assurance and control activities

As part of the role within Technical Solutions you will be a strong advocate of Agile ways of working and on occasion be expected to coach others on the framework and the benefits of Agile ways of working.

What will I do?
  • Adopting the most appropriate management structures for projects and ensure all key project stakeholders are informed and involved.
  • Facilitating Agile Ceremonies
  • Coaching in Agile ways of working
  • Tracking and monitoring project progress and escalating issues to appropriate stakeholders
  • Managing internal and external resources
  • Providing a collaborative and performance driven environment for the project
  • Liaising with client groups to execute project deliverables
  • Continually identifying, prioritizing and mitigating project risks and issues
  • Demonstrating financial Project/Portfolio management
  • Effectively manage project teams' time and allocate resources to ensure deliverables are completed
  • Manage procurement and contract management processes when applicable
  • Forecast internal resource capacity by tracking the progress of projects across the portfolio
  • Estimate project costs and manage the budget (includes related scope control)
  • Complete regular project reporting and change order request processes as outlined by the PMO

What are we looking for?

As a Agile Technical Project Manager you will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Proven project delivery experience with complex technical projects and technology transformations
  • Practical experience delivering projects using Agile methodologies including Scrum and SAFe
  • Experience of project management toolsets e.g. MS Project,JIRA, Azure Devops
  • Delivery of technical and IT solutions in a corporate environment
  • Managing technical staff and suppliers - 'speaking their language'
  • Working with and understanding technical deliverables and documentation
  • Coming from an IT technical background in systems engineering, IT infrastructure or software development
  • Monitoring execution performance and being able to take corrective action where needed
  • Experience gained in financial services, banking, pensions or insurance is highly desirable

What is in it for you?

As we're responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients. In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment
  • Our dedicated internal Careers Service.
  • Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related).
  • 25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package.
  • A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family's) needs.
  • Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.
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