Agile Project Coordinator (1623)

Overview

Reference
1623

Salary
£36,000 - £40,000/annum + Healthcare,Life Insurance,Pension

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Hampshire -- Farnborough

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
04 February 2019


Agile Project Coordinator

This role is for an experienced Agile Project Coordinator. It's a great opportunity to work on full life cycle development projects that are fast paced, interesting and technically challenging. An established organisation who are rapidly expanding and able to offer outstanding career progression opportunities. They work with blue chip clients, creating software to a great standard. Ideally based in Central London but will consider Farnborough.

This company believe in the wellbeing of their employees and as such offer a great benefits package and recreational facilities within their offices, such as a pool table, table tennis and table football. Other benefits listed below:

Agile Project Coordinator Core tasks include:

  • Organising, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings;
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings;
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met, working closely with a project manager;
  • Participating in the development of project strategies with the team leaders;
  • Ensuring the correct use of scrum process and guiding the teams on how to use the DCSL Scrum practices;
  • Being responsible for and facilitating the daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings and any other team meetings;
  • Assisting with estimating and planning, making sure each team member keeps the Backlog data up to date in order to create useful and reliable development plans;
  • Forecasting the numbers of Product Backlog Items possible in an iteration based on the plan's estimations and the team abilities;
  • Helping teams or individuals in clarifying the development goals and the actions to achieve them. Facilitating getting the work done without dictating the work to do to each team member;
  • Tracking and removing impediments and shielding the teams from distractions and interferences from other projects;
  • Assisting with communication within the team and reporting to management in order to improve transparency.

Essential Skills of the Agile Project Coordinator Role are:

Candidates must possess the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience as a SCRUM Master. Certified SCRUM Master would be an advantage, but not a necessity;
  • A deep understanding of the full software development lifecycle including Agile delivery methodologies with the ability to mentor, motivate and shape high performing teams;
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools: Agile Project Management tools such as Azure DevOps (previously known as VSTS or TFS Online)
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of MS Office packages, including proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organisational skills with an ability to manage competing demands;
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels.

Benefits of working for us

  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Employer matched pension scheme
  • Tastecard+ Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Relaxed working environment
  • Social events throughout the year

There is an option to work in the Central London or Farnborough office for the position of Agile Project Coordinator (within an hour's commute of Kingston-upon-Thames, Guildford, Basingstoke, Camberley, Woking, Aldershot, Bracknell, Fleet, Staines-upon-Thames, Weybridge, Reading, SW London and Maidenhead), so come on apply, this could be the best decision you'll ever make.


Contact information

Victoria Herbert

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