Lead Agile Project Manager

Project Manager

Ref: 423Thursday 14 October 2021

£50-65k

We’re recruiting for a Lead Agile Project Manager to work for an employee owned Digital Transformation business.

As a Lead Agile Project Manager you'll work as part of their delivery team to enabling successful outcomes for their clients


The company

A highly successful, Leeds based, digital transformation consultancy that were founded in 1999.

They have a fast growth trajectory with a growing reputation of delivering large-scale, operational critical solutions.

They have just over 100 employees – around 15 of which are Project Managers.

They’re employee owned with a strong values-led culture.

Employee owned

The people that work here own 75% of the business, giving them a vested interest in their success.

Typically, employee-owned businesses are more productive, more innovative and more resilient.

Projects

They work on projects in the health, retail, wealth and finance sectors.

They’ve completed projects for the likes of the NHS, Morrisons and Center Parcs.

Working hours / remote option

They operate a common-sense, hybrid approach.

In short, you can work from home as often as you like providing you don’t have to be in the office.

Their offices are in Central Leeds with free parking on-site.

The working hours are 37.5 hours per week and you have the flexibility to start anytime between 7:30 – 9:30.

Benefits

  • Holiday entitlement upon joining is 25 days (this increases with service)
  • 10% bonus
  • Pension contributions up to 5% when you contribute 5%
  • Life assurance
  • Quarterly company events (includes social event)
  • Regular tech catch ups/hack events
  • Attend technology events together
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Green Car Lease Scheme
  • Online learning subscription 
  • After 12 months you’ll own a share of the company
  • Employee Assistance Programme


Responsibilities
 

  • Initiating, planning and motivating agile project teams
  • Acting as the Scrum Master for the delivery team ensuring effective use of agile methodologies and techniques.
  • Facilitating team ceremonies - sprint planning, reviews, retrospectives and standups
  • Leading discovery phases with clients, establishing the strategic, operational, technical and commercial foundations for project delivery
  • Facilitating user story workshops and elicit requirements from the project and client stakeholders
  • Coordinating user and customer experience research activities with the UX Designers.
  • Identifying areas of improvement for the Delivery Team and enable them to implement planned change


Required experience

To be successful in this role you will have the following experience / skills:

  • 3-5 years’ minimum experience in one of the following roles or similar: Project Manager, Scrum Master, Delivery Lead, Product Owner
  • Experience in an agile software delivery environment, including Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Scrum Master certification is beneficial
  • Prince2 Qualification is a bonus


How to apply

If you think the above looks of interest, please apply via this advert and/or send a copy of your CV to
qasim@hainton.com

Don’t worry if your CV isn’t up to date, we can sort that out later.