Project Planning/Sched Eng Senior Engineer

Location Manchester
Job type: Contract
Salary: £42.55p/h Umbrella
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39603
Published: 23 days ago
Duration: 10 Months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

Position Description:

  • Delivery of products using appropriate agile methodologies, learning & iterating frequently

  • Ensuring the teams have everything they need to succeed in delivering work and their processes are optimal

  • End to end involvement, supporting, facilitating and driving the right process, behaviours and outcomes at each stage of the Product lifecycle

  • Helping our Product teams and their stakeholders build, maintain and prioritise product roadmaps and backlogs, ensuring they are deliverable at the right time

  • Play a key role in team culture and spirit

  • Doing the `Day to day; well, including facilitation of scrum teams for greater creativity and improved efficiency, managing the scrum process and the coordination of multiple scrum teams

  • Metrics and Agile `reporting¿ and lean governance alongside key project stakeholders

Skills Required:

  • Experience in managing agile delivery through multi-disciplinary teams in a CE/CI/CD environment

  • Can explain and apply the fundamentals of Agile, DevOps, iterative software development and incremental delivery to both the new and the experienced

  • Experience working with and supporting the major roles and functions of Product Development teams, including Product Managers, Product Owners and Analysts

Skills Preferred:

  • Agile/Lean advocate with experience of the full lifecycle, from UX and high-quality user stories to driving a satisfactory MVP and beyond Working with Stakeholders at all levels

  • Successfully applied Agile/XP/Scrum practices and introduced

  • Agile techniques - you may have coached teams to apply these techniques effectively, even at scale

  • An adaptable and pragmatic approach and a curious mind, continually asking why

  • An appreciation of what better looks like, and the will to make improvements happen

  • Building and sustaining team culture and spirit Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience Required:

  • Working knowledge of other Agile/Lean methodologies such as Kanban and SAFe / Agile at scale scrum certifications Knowledge / experience of JIRA and Confluence

Experience Preferred:

  • Genuine advocate for modern, high-quality delivery practices

  • Customer focussed, driven to deliver experiences our users will love and keen to collaborate with different stakeholders from across the business

  • An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results in a complex environment, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs