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Agile Project Manager
Addison, TX

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Position Summary

We are looking for a Project Manager that is comfortable working in a World Class Technology organization and interacting with dynamic executive leadership. This position is responsible for leading projects end-to-end from inception to implementation as part of a program to achieve business strategy and objectives. The project manager must have thorough knowledge of Agile methodology and a good working knowledge of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

Serves as primary contact to senior department managers for critical change initiatives. Communicates, influences and negotiates both vertically and horizontally to obtain or leverage necessary resources. Accountable for analyzing present-state, developing alternative future-state approaches and facilitating implementation. Creates a clear, coherent approach to guide effective program/initiative setup, execution, and control. Develop, maintain, and report on an overall integrated delivery plan. Excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines, and coach project managers on change standards. Strong business centric mindset with ability to utilize sound business judgment and tailor approach to drive optimal business outcomes. Project responsibilities also include: Manage Project Scope, Timeline and Budget/Expenses; Obtain and align resources to key project roles; establish clearly defined responsibilities and accountabilities; Oversight/Manage/Lead project execution, integration and implementation; Risk Management and Mitigation Planning; Readiness/Change Adoption/Stakeholder Management; Quality Assurance, ensure that all applicable change requirements are satisfied; Acts as the primary point of contact and integration for the projects. Typically 7+ years' experience.

Required Skills

Agile project management

Leadership

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Executive presence

Organization

Risk Management

Financial forecasting/budgeting

Excellent follow-through

Thorough knowledge of Agile methodology and a good working knowledge of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

Desired Skills

* Good working knowledge of JIRA
* Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
* Previous experience as a collaborative leader

Posting Date: 04/26/2019

Location: Addison, TX, 16001 N Dallas Pkwy (TX8044), - United States

Travel: No

Full / Part-time: Full time

Hours Per Week: 40

Shift: 1st shift

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