Project Manager

  • location: Marlborough, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $41 - $51 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
Job Summary:

We have an immediate opening for a Scrum Master/Project Manager to join our Loss Prevention IT team. Using knowledge of agile best practices and scrum master skills you will plan and facilitate the team's progress toward sprint goals. Help prioritize and deliver leading solutions to our rapidly growing North American divisions.

 
location: Marlborough, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $41 - 51 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
An agile scrum master to lead Loss Prevention teams within IT Selling and Store Operations

- A team leader and facilitator who is continuously engaged in performance improvement in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity.

- Partner with the Product Owner to refine, prioritize and manage the product backlog in preparation for future sprints.

- Facilitate all team meetings including the daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective

- Lead team efforts in relentless improvement and to take responsibility for their actions

- Builds high performance team by teaching problem-solving techniques, supports team in improving team dynamics and performance.

- Helps the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth.

- Manage teams impediments and blocking issues to support the team

- Escalates Organizational impediments to the product manager

- Manages effective communication with IT extended stakeholders and protects the team from uncontrolled expansion of work.

- Guides the team in establishing normalized estimates and leads multiple, concurrent tasks and properly assesses priorities of assigned activities.

- Ability to work autonomously or collaboratively and apply problem solving skills

- Good organizational presentation, and partnering skills

- Good leadership and effective communication skills including strong verbal and written communication

- Good ability to multi-task and alter direction easily to accommodate changing priorities

- Makes decisions and recommendations on policy changes, resource requirements and solution options

- Complies with Sarbanes Oxley and PCI

- Performs other duties as assigned.

 
qualifications:
Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience desired.

- 3-5 years of relevant experience across multiple projects in at least 3 full project life cycles, including one complex project

- Expertise with agile methodology and frameworks (Scrum, Kanban)

- Proficient in MS Office Suite, JIRA and Confluence

- Experience with Genetec products or Loss Prevention applications would be preferred

- Knowledge of IT technology, retail industry tools and trends highly preferred

 
skills: - Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience desired.

- 3-5 years of relevant experience across multiple projects in at least 3 full project life cycles, including one complex project

- Expertise with agile methodology and frameworks (Scrum, Kanban)

- Proficient in MS Office Suite, JIRA and Confluence

- Experience with Genetec products or Loss Prevention applications would be preferred

- Knowledge of IT technology, retail industry tools and trends highly preferred


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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