We are looking for an Agile Project Manager to work remotely (due to Covid-19) but must be able to work on-site in Port Harcourt once the restrictions are removed.
- Candidate must have experience using project management software (JIRA preferred).
- Candidate must have experience working in an Agile environment.
- Candidate must possess good communication and organization skills.
As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring all projects are executed efficiently by using the resources and skills at your disposal. You must also ensure that projects are within the agreed timescales, cost and quality.
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
Lead teams in successful delivery of projects
Serve as liaison between the development, creative and business team.
Communicate the project needs with all stakeholders.
2 years of Project Manager/Scrum Master experience in a Software Development environment
1 year leading projects using agile methods
1 year using Project Management concepts.
Nice to have
- Agile/Scrum certification(s)
Required Skills and Knowledge
Ability to identify issues and lead in resolving these issues
Ability to identify and manage risks and opportunities within a project.
A working knowledge of Agile Project Life Cycles (Scrum, Kanban) and tools (Confluence, Jira)
Team player, use your influence to help keep your team inline with the project goals and away from distractions
Knowledge of basic software technologies, skills and the software development cycle
Ability to negotiate deliverables for projects based on available resources.