Technical Project Manager - Remote

Posted 65 months ago
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Job Role

Responsibilities:

  • Manage pipeline of multiple projects and work streams, ensuring teams are working to fully agreed resource allocation levels
  • Actively participate in agile project planning to create product release plans, sprint planning and milestones across one or more teams
  • Lead daily scrums, sprint reviews, and planning meetings to ensure full team engagement with a focus on growing the capabilities by all team members. Manage interdependencies between agile teams.
  • Work with the Product Owners to support short and long-term release planning, and to keep work backlog healthy and prepared for execution.
  • Document, coordinate and manage cross-team dependencies to keep projects on track
  • Reports project status to management on a regular basis, and escalates issues as needed to ensure successful outcomes
  • Assists with required quality assurance activities to ensure successful deliverables
  • Develops implementation and rollout plans
  • Actively coach team members on continual improvement, growth mindset and maturing current Agile adoption.
  • Cultivate a team culture/environment of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Develop and maintain project metrics to aid team in overall planning, tracking and team throughput.
  • Observe & provide consistent, impactful feedback for continuous process improvement

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 3+ years of insurance experience and/or technology environment
  • 3+ years of experience as a Project Manager and/or Scrum Master managing complex projects in a high-tech development environment with cross functional scrum teams
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software and/or web development projects using Agile methodologies
  • Sufficient level of technical background to understand and be able to evaluate project accurately and objectively
  • Displays strong communication, organizational, analytical, critical thinking, and team building skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally and confidently with colleagues at all levels, including senior and executive management with clear and confident communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience using Atlassian application suite (Confluence, JIRA)
  • Experience managing software projects developed in modern web framework, and .Net core services
  • CSM, PMI-ACP and/or PMI-PMP desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office product suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint)

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Company Info

We are a Life insurance provider who offers a wide range of first class Life insurance products via multiple direct brands and corporate partnerships.

We believe in offering our customers straightforward life insurance. We aim to provide a comprehensive range of innovative products and deliver exemplary service levels to our customers and corporate partners, providing a consistently high quality, fully integrated customer experience.

We’ve been awarded Feefo’s top rating, the Trusted Merchant Gold Award, for our outstanding customer service. We’ll give you all the expertise and support so you can be outstanding in whatever you choose to do.