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Agile Project Manager

Job Seekers Ireland Project, Transformation & Consulting Technology

Job Summary

  • Dublin North
  • Permanent
  • BBBH812724
  • Apr 11, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

We are looking for an Agile Project Manager to join a fast-paced, high-growth SaaS start - up on a permanent basis.

About the role
This firm is seeking a versatile, creative and experienced Agile Project Manager to successfully manage their end to end software delivery of their internal product roadmap. You will work closely with colleagues across various teams (i.e. Product, Engineering, Logistics and Leadership), and directly report to the Senior Project Manager. A high personal accountability, strong commitment to teamwork and comfortability operating in a fast-paced, high-growth SaaS environment will allow this candidate to shine.

What you'll do
Engage. Detailed business and technical knowledge transfer in order to gain understanding to help solve problems, facilitate others in problem-solving, and help you anticipate business needs and deliver to everyone's expectations.
Build cohesive project teams. Regular effective communications, team planning and management, issue resolution, clarity of responsibilities, self-awareness, and team recognition/morale.
Communicate and represent the team. This includes all areas of communication such as managing project plans, RAID logs, verbal status summaries, written reports, preparation of presentations, and stakeholder management.
Identify, plan and develop. Recognise resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. Build full-scale project plans and associated communications documents. Then go on to direct project schedules, tasks and deliverables.
Monitor. Maintain and monitor project plans to include technical, product, business and customer tasks/deliverables. Track project progress and continually manage expectations with team members and other key stakeholders.
Predict. Stay 10 steps ahead and identify/manage project dependencies, risks and critical paths. Manoeuvre changes to project scope, schedule and costs using appropriate channels. Proactively address pain points, inefficiencies and potential risks that could impact the project.
Consistently deliver. Proactively manage adherence to the plan, resolve issues and escalate where necessary. Maintain a close connection with the Product Manager and support them in the resolution of issues that arise. Manage external subcontractor work where that forms part of the project.
Iterate and improve. Identify ways to improve projects and business processes using your experience and learnings.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
● Bachelor's degree or equivalent that supports this role
● Agile Project Management certification (CSM, PSM, etc.) is desirable
● 5+ years of experience in a SaaS project management role
● Demonstrated understanding of Agile Project Management processes, strategies and methods
● Experience working in a high-level collaborative agile SaaS environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
● Appetite to gain an understanding of initiatives and their wider context, to be able to help to challenge the team for achievement of business value
● Be capable of and experienced in coping with ambiguity, putting a shape on kick-offs, and driving initiatives forward from early-stage into tangible deliverables
● Strong familiarity with project management software (ClickUp is our tool of choice) for project scheduling and reporting
● Understanding of software development, integration and software testing processes
● Background in working with software engineers / product managers on scoping, estimating, testing and deploying new releases
● Experience in delivering high-quality documentation and prioritising/managing risk across complex programmes of work
● Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
● Keen interest in collaborating with others to ensure project impact is maximised

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.



Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Laura Reid
  • Consultant | Project, Transformation & Consulting Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 1 4321555