IT Project Manager

The IT Project Manager is a servant leader that supports and guides the Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers. This position will be responsible for supporting our daily scrum ceremonies, applies a continual service improvement mindset and removes impediments for the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills (Servant leader)
  • Applied knowledge of an Agile framework (i.e. Scrum, Kanban, XPM, etc.), and understanding of software development life cycles (SDLC)
  • Applied knowledge of traditional/ Agile project management principles and practices in coordination across departments
  • Assist/coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning within the various departments across the organization
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports (Scrum & Kanban)
  • Experience identifying problems, writing improved procedures and adept at user story creation/refinement
  • Assist product team with defining project requirements by identifying project milestones, release phases, etc.
  • Interpret, evaluate, and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making
  • Work closely with project stakeholders to construct workflow charts and wireframe diagrams; studying system capabilities;

Skills and experience required:

  • Fluent in English
  • 3+ yrs. Combined experience in the following:
  • Agile development process (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Enterprise software platforms and IT development teams
  • Project management experience with PM tool experience with Smartsheets, MS project (PMP cert. a plus)
  • Experience with JIRA/Atlassian administration (Confluence, workflows, dashboards, reporting)
  • Experience with JIRA dashboards, filters, and reporting (Scrum/Kanban teams)
  • Experience with collection of requirements and user story writing/review
  • Strong analytical, decision making, and organizational skills
  • Solid leadership, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and scrum teams within a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience in a Global Payroll organization and/or proven knowledge of payroll legislations at the Country level
  • ITIL certification