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2 Feb 2016

Full-Time Project Manager (2016)

Pearson Lanka (Pvt) Ltd – Posted by Lanka Jobs Anywhere

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ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Listed below are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of an individual for the job title described in this document. The items specified below are a guideline of the minimum expectations for the job title; changes will be made on a case-by-case basis for individuals who show potential to take on more responsibilities.
  • Performs requirement analysis for feature enhancements of and changes to existing products.
  • Determines milestones to meet minimally viable products as defined by product champions, and what will be needed to meet milestone (time, materials, etc.), the scope of project and how the scope fits into the milestone timelines.
  • Drives or oversees iteration planning to create tasks, and work with project team to determine and refine estimates based on departmental abilities and constraints.
  • Authors, maintains, and applies detailed project plans to support software development, hardware installations, and a variety of integration projects.
  • Performs risk analysis for projects.
  • Facilitates lessons learned or large retrospectives.
  • Assists project managers with implementing lessons learned from other projects.
  • Recommends and implements process improvements within the program management group.
  • Acts as an Agile coach and process expert resource for project managers.
  • Manages, mentors and trains project managers.
  • Manages internal client expectations.
  • Facilitates project approval process with management, project documents and other related materials.
  • Coordinates and resolves issues escalated from the offshore development group.
  • Creates and maintains relationships across the organization.
  • Works with team leaders to manage both dedicated and matrixes resources.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Performs requirement analysis for feature enhancements of and changes to existing products.
  • Organizes, conducts, and attends release, iteration, and planning meetings with product managers and key stakeholders to create agile project plans by defining clear, attainable objectives and milestones.
  • Determines milestones to meet minimally viable products as defined by product champions, and what will be needed to meet milestone (time, materials, etc.), the scope of project and how the scope fits into the milestone timelines.
  • Drives or oversees iteration planning to create tasks, and work with project team to determine and refine estimates based on departmental abilities and constraints.
  • Authors, maintains, and applies detailed project plans to support software development, hardware installations, and a variety of integration projects.
  • Performs risk analysis for projects.
  • Provides release and iteration metrics.
  • Facilitates lessons learned or large retrospectives.
  • Assists project managers with implementing lessons learned from other projects.
  • Recommends and implements process improvements within the program management group.
  • Acts as an Agile coach and process expert resource for project managers.
  • Manages internal client expectations
  • Facilitates project approval process with management, project documents and other related materials
  • Coordinates and resolves issues escalated from the offshore development group.
  • Creates and maintains relationships across the organization.
  • Works with team leaders to manage both dedicated and matrixed resources.

 

DELIVERABLES

  • Organizes, conducts, and attends release, iteration, and planning meetings with product managers and key stakeholders to create agile project plans by defining clear, attainable objectives and milestones.
  • Provides detailed weekly status reports on all active projects.
  • Provides release and iteration metrics on a monthly basis.
  • Performs Program Management level analysis on projects.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Individual should possess a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computing or Information Technology/Management.
  • Individual should have 5-7 years of experience in software development projects as dev or qa engineer with at least 2 years as Project Manager with skills and experience in Internet technologies and Project Management tools.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • All candidates will be technically evaluated at the time of hiring on their software engineering aptitude.
  • Intermediate experience or knowledge required in the following areas: technical writing.
  • Strong ability to foster and maintain positive creative agile project teams.
  • Advanced experience or knowledge required in the following areas: requirements analysis; agile project management; Iteration and Release Planning.
  • Advanced knowledge of Internet technologies, concepts and applied background in Software Development Methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of full life-cycle development.
  • Strong knowledge in agile methodologies.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to manage project managers.
  • Understanding of resource allocation across projects.
  • Excellent customer service attitude, communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to resolve conflict within a project team.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong PC skills including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently

 

Preferred certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • PMP/ CSM/ PMI-ACP Certification are preferred.

How to Apply

Apply here - http://pearsonlankavacancies.peopleshr.com/  

Job Categories: IT-Hardware/Networks/Systems. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: PMP/ CSM/ PMI-ACP.

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