Agile Project Manager

January 30, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Agile Project Manager

Reporting Structure
Reporting to: Programme Manager

Which roles (if any) would into this job? Project Coordinator
Which roles would literally be in the same structure? IT Product Specialist, Development
Manager, Software System Designer II

Job Purpose:

To manage and deliver medium projects from commencement to completion within the agreed scope,
budget and time. Projects could be associated with any discipline e.g. property, engineering,
information technology, in line with the business strategy. The Project Manager will actively provide
mentorship and coaching on agile best practices to junior staff. The Project Manager will also
ensuring the team is working on the right tasks at the right time, working closely with the product
manager to translate epics, stories, and other items on the sprint list into actionable tasks for the
delivery team

Responsibilities:

 Ensure successful implementation of Agile in software projects with improved quality in
accordance with business needs and strategic goals.
 Provide expert level guidance to software project team in terms of process, system, tools,
methods as well as communication, integration and successful team dynamics through
weekly facilitation sessions.
 Integrate with diverse stakeholders by engaging and facilitate with multiple diverse groups
across a spectrum of wants and needs.
 Engage and facilitate with multiple diverse groups across a spectrum of wants and needs.
 Build professional relationships though engagement and regular communication and
feedback with all stakeholders using quality metrics and project status reports as drivers
 Ensure accurate cost estimation based on coverage of client requirements and project scope.
 Manage project budget within project scope.
 Deliver projects on target within due date, budget and according to scope and project
governance.
 Ensure traceability of defined benefits throughout lifecycle of the project and escalate any
deviations.
 Ensure management of scope including coverage of client requirements and based on
estimations.
 Manage delivery of project against agreed schedule.
 Meet requirements by providing advice to clients on the most appropriate Project
management approach, identify project stakeholders, communicate their roles and define the
level of participation in project, map their communication needs and manage stakeholder
engagement strategies through the project plan.
 Manage each stakeholder group actively through the change cycle.
 Conduct business change impact across process, systems and roles according to the change
management plan.
 Manage the stakeholders by ensuring an understanding of the behaviours and operations and
by defining strategies in project schedule.
 Keep clients and management informed.
 Ensure the change management process is led and supported together with the client.
 Ensure client needs are accurately captured in scope and signed off by stakeholders.
 Ensure satisfactory post implementation review and performing retrospectives/inspect &
adapt sessions as required.
 Ensure client needs are accurately captured in scope and signed off by stakeholders.

 Ensure sufficient resource allocation.
 Manage delivery of medium projects according to prevailing Project Management
methodology.

Education

Qualification: Profession Qualification / Honors Degree
Field of Study: Project Management
Type of Experience: 5- 8 years working experience in a Project environment of which 5 years in
a Project Manager role
Total Number of Experience: 7- 10 Years

Technical Skills:

 Communication Strategies Decision-Making Process
 Financial Management
 Industry Trends
 Cluster Specific Operational Knowledge
 Governance Risk and Controls
 Data Analysis
 Information Technology Concepts
 Project Management Principles and Methodologies
 Agile methodologies