IT Project Manager (Agile Delivery)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mainstay Asia
  • 11 Aug 17

Our client is a large Hong Kong enterprise who are currently looking for IT Project Manager (Agile Delivery). You will assume overall responsibility for the direction, coordination, execution, control and completion of a Portfolio of Projects. This role forms part of an even larger program of work which breaks down into 3 work streams and you will be tasked with managing a specific work stream on an initial 5 years’ program of work.

As the IT Project Manager (Agile Delivery) your role will involve facilitating the Agile Release Train processes and execution. You will be responsible for delivering quality software as part of a highly collaborative team working with numerous stakeholders and under the direction of a larger programme of work. The ideal candidate will have experience in communicating with various stakeholders to execute Agile in an enterprise wide environment.


Responsibilities:

·         Working with all Project Managers and Development Managers, and other stakeholders to manage the release schedule of the programme

·         Facilitates the creation of the product and release backlogs by overseeing requirements analysis and ensuring each user story in the backlog is well written, sufficiently granular, and buildable

·         Leads and facilitates Scrum of Scrums meetings

·         Escalates and drives impediment resolution at the Program level and encourages team collaboration

·         Works with Product Owners to help assure strategy and execution alignment and helps manage risks and dependencies

·         Develops Agile Release Train (ART) metrics and reports status to Management

·         Encourages team and program level Quality Practices and Communities of Practice scaled agile, Scrum, and Agile delivery management

·         Participates in enterprise program management improvement and standardization activities

 

 Desired Skills & Experience:
 

·         At least 10 years of experience as Project Manager and/or Scrum Master in software development

·         Required Certifications: Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scaled Agilist (SA) or equivalent certification

·         Significant experience facilitating agile meetings and ceremonies involving the customer and key stakeholders, from initial backlog creation through successful release

·         Significant experience as a Scrum Master on multiple Agile Teams

·         Experience implementing Scaled Agile and running PI planning (ideally with SAFe)

·         At least two years of experience gathering and validating user stories

·         Good understanding of modern software development tools and techniques, particularly DevOps

·         Experience using Agile Tools such as JIRA, Rally, or VersionOne

·         Experience supervising staff in an agile environment

·         Demonstrated leadership in process improvement and innovation

·         Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

To apply, please email will@mainstayasia.com or call +852 3955 9590 for a confidential conversation about this role.