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IT Project Manager - Scrum Master Background

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Projects, Programmes & Change

Overview

Instrumental in supporting the Project Management function within a project services environment, this role requires a strong, well rounded and dynamic individual with proven project management capabilities and a background of working within a SCRUM master function. The individual will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of change and IT projects to agreed time, cost and quality standards across a multi-client estate. The individual must have a demonstrable ability to work across all levels of stakeholders and third parties within a commercial environment.

Accountable for:

  • Project initiation and definition of required deliverable and governance models
  • Planning across all stages of the project lifecycle and obtaining appropriate levels of sign-off
  • Determining project budget, gaining approval to proceed and managing the project to the budget
  • Ensuring projects are delivered to agreed time, cost, quality objectives
  • Management of the project on a day to day basis to deliver in line with agreed project plans
  • Execution of project plan, monitoring progress and taking all necessary actions and escalations where appropriate
  • Reporting progress at agreed intervals to the required governance framework
  • Engaging and communicating effectively with key business and client stakeholders
  • Ability to apply an appropriate level of challenge to ensure positive outcome
  • Risk identification, documentation and impact assessment, including action mitigation
  • Issue and dependency management with appropriate stakeholder communication
  • Provision of accurate project and financial status updates
  • Identifying potential improvements as part of a wider Project Management Competency

Skills & experience

Essential

  • Proven project management track record in a delivery environment
  • SCRUM Master certified
  • Ability to manage multiple small scale projects
  • Demonstrate effective and productive stakeholder management both internally at all levels and with third parties
  • Must be able to lead, motivate and manage cross functional, multi-disciplined teams
  • Builds productive relationships with functions and third parties outside of the project team
  • Operate effectively in a commercial environment
  • Ability to prioritise and multi task in a fast paced working environment with excellent organisational skills
  • Strong influencing skills and an ability to apply an appropriate level of challenge
  • A professional approach and manner with an aptitude to learn
  • Encourages development of others through knowledge sharing to negate the risk of key man dependencies
  • A team player - positive contributor - takes pride in helping the team to deliver
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and communicate in business language
  • Experience of working with business customers and technical delivery resources (including third party suppliers) to deliver change and/or transformation projects

Desirable

  • PRINCE 2 foundation or practitioner or industry standard equivalent qualification
  • Experience working within an outsourcing environment

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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