Agile Project Manager

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline December 31, 2019
Experience Required5+ years
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Telecom industry is seeking an Agile Project Manager in Mississauga.
Job Description
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Wireless Core Data Services the successful candidate will function as a scrum master/agile coach and perform project management duties as required.
Job Duties/Accountabilities:
• Facilitate scrum ceremonies: standups, planning, retrospectives, demos etc…
• Support the team as a coach in supporting the team solve “complex problem management”.
• Ability to identify, resolve process challenges, inefficiencies and influence change both at the working level as well with external stakeholders.
• Lead process improvement initiatives as a servant-leader within the team
• Defining project scope and objectives. Overseeing / coordinating all aspects of the project. Planning and directing schedules as well as project budgets.
• Tracking and reporting status and other metrics against goals on an ongoing basis
• Assisting product owners and teams in release planning and maintaining the release/sprint backlogs
• Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving;
• Helping teams achieve project goals while being aware of and sensitive to the overall business goals
• Ability to develop “agile” mindset within team and coach new scrum masters in order to develop capability across the company.
Essential Qualifications :
• University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Business.
• Experience working as a scrum master/project manager in an enterprise Agile and operations environment.
• Working experience in providing consulting, leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, team empowerment, motivational best practices.
• Ability to work in a fluid environment, handle ambiguity and be adaptable to change.
• Experience with project management tools such as Jira.
• Process management experience (completing process maps, and value-stream-mappings etc…)
• Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma process improvement best practices.

“Nice to Haves” Qualifications/Competencies:
• Relevant Project Management Certifications: PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, PSM etc…
• Demonstrated experience in delivering and executing on key projects through cross functional teams
• Agile experience in both a software-focused and networking-focused environments.
• Awareness of telecommunication standards/technologies (3G, 4G LTE, VoLTE, 5G)
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.
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