Agile Project Manager

За компанијата: Open GI is a specialist software company that offers unique and widely-used solutions within the insurance industry. As well as developing and selling the software to companies across the UK and Ireland,... повеќе за компанијата »
  • Објавен пред 3 недели
  • Опен Ги Груп ДООЕЛ
  • Активен до 22.07.2021
  • Позиција: Програмер/информатичар
  • Локација: Цела Македонија

Активни огласи од Опен Ги Груп ДООЕЛ:

Agile Business Analyst - Agile Project Manager - Quality Assurance Engineer

Company Description

Open GI is a leading software development company and a trusted partner to the general insurance industry. Based across the UK and Europe, our support and development services make us a truly diverse organisation that offers a range of IT solutions to insurance brokers, insurers and managing general agents.

Position

Leads a team to successfully deliver to stakeholder expectations. Responsible for managing scope, schedule, budget and quality levers; managing dependencies and RAIDs within the team and across the organization. Builds a high performing delivery machine.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Delivery Management: manage and ensure the progress of project work, "continuous flow" and adherence to team commitments. Includes tracking of work, management of risks, and remediation of issues.
  • Continuous Delivery Planning: create a realistic, achievable roadmap showing how and when the project goals will be met along with the required milestones, mitigations, activities and resources required. Continuously evolving the plan to reflect current reality of the Project and view of the future
  • Scope Management: Embrace flexibility in requirements change to maximise the stakeholder value whilst balancing management of delivery and expectations of required objectives within a defined timeframe. Understanding which scope management techniques to employ based on the impact of the change. Establish a strong partnership with Product Owner and Tech Lead to ensure effective prioritization that balances business value, quality and other constraints.
  • Risk Management: Map and comprehend the risks involved in several dimensions of the work, aiming to prevent them by reducing and mitigating them when possible.
  • Stakeholder Management: identify, analyse, plan and implement actions that engage and build relationships as well as sustain them long term through effective expectation management, so as to enable each party to reach their goals.
  • Facilitation: steer team and stakeholders to work well, both in defining a common vision, making decisions, achieving their goals and creating a relational climate where trust prevails and communication is fluid, empathic and honest.
  • Agile & Lean Principles: guide and champion lean and agile principles for achieving quality, adaptability, speed & alignment. This includes the practices, techniques and tools that support those principles, and an understanding of when things may or may not be applicable in a situation or context.
  • Build High Performing Teams: enable a group of people who share a common vision, goals, metrics and who collaborate, challenge and hold each other accountable, to achieve outstanding results. Understand individuals, their motivations and provide them the support needed so they can excel in their roles.
  • Servant Leadership: leads by example. Serves the needs of the team by serving its team members. Put the needs of others first and help people develop and perform as highly as possible.
  • Giving & Receiving Feedback: solicit and engage with feedback on a continuous basis. Having timely, actionable and meaningful conversations about performance for the purpose of shaping behaviours and fostering learning, with the goal of strengthening confidence and improving the effectiveness of self and others.
  • Emotional Intelligence: recognizes, understands and manages their own emotions and recognizes, understands, shares and influences the emotions of others.
  • Collaboration: works jointly with others to co-create and achieve a common goal. This includes learning, practising and experimenting with tools, techniques and frameworks that foster collaborative working environments.

 

Requirements

Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience working as an Agile Project Manager, Iteration Manager and/or Scrum Master
  • 3+ years of experience working in any software development team role
  • Experience working with agile delivery methods
  • Experience working with a cross-functional software development team

Skills:

  • An inspired sense of shared purpose within the project team
  • A defined roadmap and well understood success criteria aligned to delivery needs
  • Consistent transparent, and accessible communications to all stakeholders internal and external
  • Realistic and regular expectation setting and negotiation
  • Risk mitigation
  • People support and growth
  • Creation of deployment systems/processes to reduce-friction-with external dependencies
  • Reduced cycle time of stories from grooming through deployment
  • Clear escalation paths for issue management through project stakeholders
  • Clear “definition of done”
  • Continuous team reflection and improvement.
  • Creation of cross-functional teams that have the right balance of skills and capacity to be autonomous and performant.

Aptitudes:

  • Drives to Outcomes: focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them
  • Ownership & Accountability: takes personal accountability and ownership for their work
  • Continuous Improvement: advances by ongoing, incremental improvement through continuous learning, questioning the status quo and trying out creative and novel ideas

 

Other information

Mission and Values

Our mission is to be both the Technology Partner and Employer of choice for the UK General Insurance Market. Our values are central to this vision, as they represent how we collaborate how we work together in synergy and continually deliver for our customers:

  • Accountability: We take personal pride in finding solutions and achieving results
  • Innovation: We lead the market by being proactive, product-led and forward thinking
  • Teamwork: We work collaboratively, recognising and celebrating success
  • Trust: We build trust on integrity, transparency and respect

We are looking for an individual who embraces our values in their actions, decisions, communications and processes to inspire positivity and, ultimately, exceptional performance.

 

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary depending on skills and experience
  • Positive, friendly and fun working environment
  • Support for personal and professional development
  • Daily lunches and additional benefits
  • Private health insurance package
  • Referral bonuses
  • Social events
  • Flexible working hours

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