Digitain is looking for and  Senior Project & Delivery Manager who will be responsible for planning, leading, organizing and motivating Agile and Hybrid Project and/or Product Teams. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability of managing multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment across multiple business units.

  • Define project scope and schedule/delivery timeline while focusing on regular, incremental and timely delivery, both short term and long term (including roadmaps)
  • Organize and lead project/product status update meetings (including but not limited to framework ceremonies) generating and maintaining sufficient project, team and company level records & institutional memory
  • Prepare and distribute progress reports (in and out of regular delivery periods)
  • Manage risks and issues within the team and across different business units
  • Correct deviations from plans, re-plan and re-define if and when required
  • Perform forward delivery planning for assigned projects/products
  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing blockers to their work
  • Leverage organizational resources to improve capacity for project/product work
  • Mentor and develop team members, manage efficiency by providing clarity, predictability, transparency in day-to-day project management
  • Be aligned and closely collaborate with the Product Owner/Product Manager in managing customer/client expectations for project/product deliverables, managing stakeholder communications (internal & external), and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
  • Assist to define and manage a well-defined project management process and lead ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Promote team empowerment, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team and value for the company
Required Qualifications:
  • Proven understanding of software development life-cycle models as well as expert/in-depth knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles/practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including (ideally) 3+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams
  • Prior experience with Lean/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level software development projects
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project/product teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, and QA Engineers
  • Balanced business/technical background
  • BA or BS or equivalent experience is required; MA or MS is a plus
  • Very effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of business need with the ability to establish/maintain high level of trust and confidence from internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools (Jira or equivalent, Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools)
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business, technical 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

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