Agile Project Manager

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $49.45 - $51.72 per hour
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Agile Project Manager

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is seeking an Agile Project Manager to manage ServiceNow rollout tasked with directing and monitoring the requirements and progress of short-term IT projects involving a limited number of personnel.

location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $49.45 - 51.72 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project Manager is tasked with directing and monitoring the requirements and progress of short-term IT projects involving a limited number of personnel

  • Experience managing multiple/simultaneous IT projects
  • Must have strong analytical, time-management, problem-solving and decision making abilities
  • Proven ability to produce work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast moving environment with tolerance of ambiguity
  • Coordinate a multi-skilled project team
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
  • Strong written, oral communications and interpersonal skills
  • Coordinate multiple/simultaneous projects from beginning to end
  • Clearly, concisely and effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Communicate and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Experience managing an enterprise-wide project scope and deliverables using the Agile Scrum methodology
  • Experience coordinating and leading Agile Scrum ceremonies
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Track project milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date status reports
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Communicate/disseminate project success criteria to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Flexible and adaptive conforming to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or relevant experience
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in an IT project management role
  • Minimum five (5) years experience as a ScrumMaster or Agile project management
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) certification or an equivalent certification or training
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) is a plus
  • Experience managing a ServiceNow deployment project a plus
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow is a plus
  • ITIL Foundation certification is a plus
  • Excellent proficiency using an Agile project tool such as Jira, VersionOne, Microsoft TFS
  • Excellent computer proficiency using Microsoft Project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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