Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. Responsible for early, often and clear communication with project/product teams, cross-functional capabilities and leadership.
Lead the planning and implementation of projects; facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables via the agile methodology.
Define project stories; lead agile rituals such as sprint planning, retrospectives, etc.
Manage project vision, budget and resources.
Plan and schedule project timelines and roadmaps; track project deliverables using appropriate tools.
Ability to influence without authority
Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders; present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.
Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare goals and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolve problems; complete audits; identify trends; determine system improvements; implement change.
Meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements; prepare an annual budget; schedule expenditures; analyze variances; initiate corrective actions.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; read professional publications; maintain personal networks; participate in professional organizations.
Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; explore opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Required Education and Experience
Bachelors degree in business or related field and 3+ years of corporate project management experience.
5 + years Project Management experience
3+ years of Agile experience.
Experience in and familiarity with software development lifecycles and environments
Preferred Education and Experience
Van Wagenen Financial Services