Overview

Senior Agile Project Manager Job in Amman, Jordan at Avertra

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Sr. Agile Project Manager must be able to combine Avertra Corps project management practices with our agile development requirements and methodology. You will also assist the Director of Delivery with team management, planning, customer support, and process management. You will also be required to work with multiple business divisions and will be responsible for assigning work and getting the status of the work completed.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Adhere to Avertra Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Provide day-to-day customer liaison and be responsible for relationship management, project management and delivery 
  • Manage pipeline of multiple complex projects and work streams, ensuring teams are working to fully agreed resource allocation levels
  • Manage delivery of change through the Agile scrum processes
  • Assist in Avertra’s team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
  • Support the Product Owner’s in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
  • Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Prepare internal and customer reports 
  • Identify and manage risks 
  • Financial management, including project creation, time tracking and month-end processes to support the finance department 
  • Conduct risk analysis and develop a risk mitigation strategy
  • Conduct project profitability analysis

Skills

COMPETENCIES:

  • Proactiveness
  • Execution
  • Decision Making
  • Communications
  • Strategy Development
  • Team Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Technical Competence
  • Critical Thinking

EDUCATION: 

  • BA or BS  in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience is required; MA or MS is a plus
  • PMP Certificate is a must

EXPERIENCE:

  • 6+ years of experience as a Project Manager 
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including.
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Solid understanding of the Agile software development Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Proven ability to work with and manage multicultural and offshore teams
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:
  • Agile Project Management tools such as Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands

PREFERENCES:

  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Professional Scrum Master Certifications (PSM)
  • Certified Agile Project Manager (IAPM
  • ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Certified Coaching (ICP-ACC)

TRAVEL

  • Yes, depending on project and client needs

Job Details

Job Location
Amman, Jordan

Company Industry
IT Services

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Job Role
Management

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range
$3,000 – $4,000

Number of Vacancies
1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Management

Years of Experience
Min: 6 Max: 8

Residence Location
Jordan

Nationality
Jordan

Degree
Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

Education

Business Administration And Computer Science

About Company

Company: Avertra

Company Location:  Amman, Jordan

Job Category: IT Services

About Avertra