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Project Manager at Rhics

Project Manager

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field Project Management&nbsp

Details

  • The company is in Nigeria with its headquarters in London and operates in different markets worldwide.
  • To help support our global transformation, we are searching for an experienced Agile Project Manager/ Scrum Master to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria. The successful candidate will work remotely for the next 3 months.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for leading our team towards the successful delivery and iterations of a range of consumer facing products. You will also act as an advocate for Agile work practices, supporting & coaching our software development teams as we roll out out Agile common ways of working.
  • You will need to work with the relevant teams to map out strategies to ensure the successful delivery of the organization’s overall project portfolio.
  • You will have experience managing teams in an agile environment using SCRUM to deliver amazing product experiences across multiple geographies and multiple teams.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work in a servant leader capacity within a cross-functional team of product, design and engineering to continuously improve performance
  • Responsibility for coordination and facilitation of agile & project management processes, e.g. Risk and Issue Management, daily stand ups, task planning, backlog grooming, retrospectives, and demonstrations
  • Work with Management to define requirements, success criteria and metrics for projects
  • Working closely with software developers to ensure we have a prioritized set of features and user stories, as well as a plan to deliver these features to delight our users and customers
  • Following best practice project management techniques in a mixed mode of delivery
  • Product prototyping- Organize regular internal demos of shipped and in-progress Features
  • Removing impediments by proactively monitoring status and engaging with the right personnel to find swift solutions
  • Assisting with external and upward communication and reporting, providing transparency and updates to management
  • Guiding and coaching the team on how to use Agile values and practices as well as on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Building a trusting and vibrant environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or judgement, placing emphasis on conflict resolution, problem solving, and continuous improvement
  • Guiding teams in the introduction of data-driven reporting showing user story points earned (completed & tested) vs. capacity burned and estimates to completion
  • Facilitating delivery via collaboration, discussion, and decision making
  • Prioritise objectively based on the needs of the business and end users

Person Specification

  • Educated to degree level or similar academic credit. Relevant professional accreditation – Project Management Advanced level – (PMP / Prince 2 Practitioner / Prince2 Agile / ScrumMaster).
  • 2+ years Agile and Project Management experience
  • Experience working with Software Engineers building customer-facing software products/ within an Enterprise IT setting
  • Good knowledge of Agile and the Scrum Manager’s role
  • Outstanding communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • A proven track record of leading short but complex projects to successful outcomes
  • Proven team lead, having built high performing teams
  • Business Partnership /Advisory skills
  • Experience of successfully delivering and supporting IT & business change projects across global organizations, from initiation through delivery to benefit realization.
  • Experience of delivering projects through numerous delivery techniques
  • Experience of delivering in an environment with a focus on Continuous Improvement.
  • Experience of developing and maintaining project level schedules, resource plans, budgets and financial forecasts, RAID logs, Change Requests/logs, and status reports.

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Fantastic team culture
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Dynamic working environment

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Rhics on www.linkedin.com to apply