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24 Jul 2020

Full-Time Agile Project Manager

New Signature – Posted by alois.gocke London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

 


New Signature, Microsoft’s 2019 UK Gold Partner of the Year Winner, is delivering a multi-year Data Platform Modernisation engagement for a Global Tier 1 Industrial Supply Retailer. You will be the Lead Project Manager on the engagement helping to map & build processes, act as the bridge between Business & IT and assist in the project management.

About New Signature

New Signature are a multi-award winning Microsoft Gold Partner delivering cloud capabilities to our clients in an authentic, human and innovative environment. We are a cloud first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. Curious, innovative and passionate are a few words to describe the team at New Signature; we work towards providing outstanding customer experience and building strong relationships.

Primarily the Project Manager will manage client engagements and take the role as primary delivery focal point for any implementation work carried out for a given customer. The PM will be responsible for the projects profitability, ensuring that resource is used efficiently to deliver the scope, will lead the requirements process, gathering and managing requirements through workshop facilitation, product backlog grooming and continuous feedback loops with the customer and will create and own the resource plan, project schedule and provide regular project updates both internally and to customers.

Position Overview

Project Planning and Management – Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organise and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans.

Business Analysis – Lead requirements gathering activities, ensuring you and the client both agree on what it is you plan to deliver. Regular grooming of the backlog to ensure appropriate level of detail is captured at the right time.

Team Management – Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organisational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members.

Agile – Planning and facilitation of the various Agile meetings and artefacts, including sprint planning, reviews & retrospectives, daily stand-ups.

Client Management – Primary contact point, managing stakeholder expectations for project deliverable’s and communications, maintaining maximum customer satisfaction

Adherence to New Signature and Client Information Security policies shall be met and followed at all times

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organisational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:
  • Agile Project Management tools such as Jira/Green hopper, Rally, Version One or equivalent
  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools

 

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

All New Signature employees and contractors are required to adhere to New Signature and Client Information Security policies at all times.

 


ABOUT NEW SIGNATURE

New Signature is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. Behind every interaction is our dedication to provide outstanding experiences and to build authentic relationships with those around us. We are passionate about driving transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The New Signature team delivers full lifecycle solutions—from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.

New Signature was named the top Microsoft partner in the United States and the United Kingdom in 2014 and again in the United States in 2015—becoming the first partner ever to win the prestigious US Partner of the Year award two years in a row. With over 600 individual technology certifications, New Signature is a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft advancements and couples these powerful technologies with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.

OUR CORE VALUES

Our employees are driven by our values and know that they make a positive difference every time that they help a customer to solve their challenges. Our focus on delivering great customer experiences empowers our people to build rewarding relationships that contribute to our positive work environment.   You can learn more about our culture here:  New Signature Culture

Human

We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success.We harness technology to drive business, but we never let that replace our human connections. We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success and instill confidence in our customers through relationships forged from trust.

Generous

We are giving and respectful.With our efforts to always be generous, we elevate our service level with empathetic and considerate communications and actions. We always find a way to support our customers and colleagues by giving of our time and talent and equally respecting the time and talent of others.

Authentic

We tell it as it is, with positive intent.Being authentic helps to nurture our strong and trusted relationships. We are honest, transparent, and reliable. When you partner with New Signature, you are partnering with a group of purposeful, outcome-driven and results-oriented professionals.

Innovative

We push the boundaries at the intersection of people, process and technology.For us, there are no limit to our dreams. We continually innovate and push boundaries at the intersection of people, process, and technology to bring our customers and colleagues the best solutions first.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, New Signature understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

New Signature prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at New Signature.


EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY

New Signature requires candidates to prove eligibility to work in the UK. Offered candidates may be asked to complete a background check as permitted by applicable employment regulations.  Depending on the requirements of the job, these record checks may include any or all of the following education verification, employment verification, drug screening, and criminal record check.

How to Apply

https://newsignature.com/job/4006268003/?gh_jid=4006268003

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 26 days.

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