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Sr. Agile Project Manager managing projects in an Agile environment with competing priorities and diverse deliverables

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 01, 2022
Job End Date: Jun 01, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 119050
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
Our valued financial client is seeking a Sr. Agile Project Manager for an initial 1-year contract (100% Remote)

  • Plan, monitor, and manage workstreams or groups of projects from initiation through completion to ensure completion on time, following specifications of outcomes and outputs, within budget and timelines.
  • Will use formal project/program management processes and Agile Frameworks to manage resources, budgets, risks, schedules, and changes.
  • The Agile PM service provider may be concerned with projects or smaller scope or identifiable elements or functions within a larger project.
  • Typically, Agile PM service provider’s in this discipline are working towards or have achieved certification  in  project management or agile.
  • Supports senior project managers, directors and sponsors with all project management tasks
  • Support by assisting in the preparation of project/program documents, schedules, logistics and communications
  • Validate initial project scope and effort estimates and manage the change order process
  • Ensure scope is delivered in full and with quality throughout the project life cycle
  • Ability to support the project profitability and monitor, interpret, and communicate project budget
  • Liaise with Procurement regarding PSA's, SOW's and Service Maintenance Schedules for new and existing Vendor contracts, may also prepare and manage Vendor Contract budget reports and forecasts
  • Develop a communication plan and execute on it utilizing existing templates
  • Establish vision with sponsor and provide agile best practices and have time work on highest value items
  • Identify, document, track, and communicate project risks and issues and assist in bringing to resolution or mitigation
  • Lead and facilitate internal and external events, adapting communication style and medium to fit audience needs
  • Administers, records and organizes all project/ program artifacts
  • Updates and manages all project management logs: Risk, Action, Issue and Decision
  • Self-motivation and proactive approach
Must have skills:
  • 10+ years experience as a Project Manager 
  • 4 + years of experience coordinating or managing projects in a project management office or related Agile environment with competing priorities and diverse deliverables
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management and Agile principles and practices, including tracking outcomes, budgets, meeting agendas, status reporting and risk/issue management