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Project Manager- Agile/SCRUM- Intermediate

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Company: Technisource

Location: San Francisco, CA

Date Posted: February 22, 2015

Source: Project Management Institute - San Francisco

This position is perfect for an IT project manager who wants to embrace the brave new world of Agile software development and Agile project management. Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment that is team centric and highly collaborative. Should have both classic and Agile IT project management experience, be able to leverage the two disciplines as appropriate. Looking for experienced project managers who have proven track records of being solution and delivery focused, and perform at a high level leading strategic, cross-functional, business facing and technical initiatives. 

Description:
 Manage complex software development, architecture, and integration e-commerce projects in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment. Effectively initiating, planning, scheduling, estimating, forecasting, coordinating, controlling, managing and delivering all activities for projects and related release initiatives. Function as Iteration Manager (Agile) and direct daily activities for project team. Oversee the day-to-day progress of project(s) and release initiatives with regard to ...
This position is perfect for an IT project manager who wants to embrace the brave new world of Agile software development and Agile project management. Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment that is team centric and highly collaborative. Should have both classic and Agile IT project management experience, be able to leverage the two disciplines as appropriate. Looking for experienced project managers who have proven track records of being solution and delivery focused, and perform at a high level leading strategic, cross-functional, business facing and technical initiatives. 

Description:
 Manage complex software development, architecture, and integration e-commerce projects in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment. Effectively initiating, planning, scheduling, estimating, forecasting, coordinating, controlling, managing and delivering all activities for projects and related release initiatives. Function as Iteration Manager (Agile) and direct daily activities for project team. Oversee the day-to-day progress of project(s) and release initiatives with regard to time, budget, scope and quality. Apply proven project management techniques, methods and tools. Provide leadership, direction and integrate activities with other Gap Inc IT departments to ensure successful implementation and support. Compile historical data from previous Iterations/Releases and provide it for team-wide use and future estimating activities. Monitor and report to IT and project management on the status of project efforts (weekly time reporting, weekly budget tracking, monthly forecasting, reconciliation and problem prevention/mitigation). Partner with Technical Management and Architecture to ensure systems are developed to comply with architectural and testing standards and established methodologies. Manage risk and issues; and mitigation efforts as appropriate. Use innovative problem solving and critical thinking approaches to proactively solve a broad range of problems across technologies. Act as a role model for PM professionalism, critical thinking and setting productivity pace as well as promoting a financial focus with emphasis on business value metric. Encourage de-centralized decision-making within teams, acts as escalation point when consensus decisions cannot be reached. Provide status reports, presentations and demonstrations to all levels of management both within GID IT and business partner groups. 

Qualifications:
 Open to changing business conditions, technology and system changes. Demonstrated hands-on experience and expertise; comprehensive knowledge and understanding of software development, testing, change and project management methodologies, concepts, practices, procedures and standards. Passion for project management and track record of delivering business value through successful project management, implementation, support and PM transformation. Ability to ensure success on all projects through proven track record of applying proven methods and tools to enterprise-wide project implementations. Ability to build constructive business relationships and gain the trust of others. Ability to anticipate, mitigate, and resolve conflicts across workgroups. Experience developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines and operating under tight time constraints. Excellent written and verbal communication. Excellent coaching, team building and group facilitation skills. Excellent interpersonal skills including analytical, problem solving, organizational, issue resolution, and customer relationship management. Agile project management experience a plus. , ,
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