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Technical Senior Project Manager

Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:VMLY&R


Job description

We’re looking for a senior project manager with at least 5 years’ experience working on technical project such as website builds, web applications and app development.  The successful candidate will have thorough understanding of the agile methodology and have experience as a scrum master.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Serves as the primary driver of the Front-end solution through managing the UX, UI and dev delivery, whilst co-ordinating with the development scrum master and development team to ensure delivery is met.
  • Ensure that the relevant User Stories are written and that all requirements are written into executable tasks in the form of Jira issues.
  • Assist the Product Owner in managing and prioritizing the product backlog.
  • Creation of a project plans, planning for future releases and monitoring new requirements.
  • Briefing UX and design for new requirements.
  • Managing expectations around release plans and deliveries.
  • Manage overall QA process.
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis, ensure Client relationship and project communications.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a sprint and the larger project scope.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones and tracking these deliverables on the appropriate tools.
  • Identify potential crises and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.



Project Budgeting
  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Manages project budget.
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.


Requirements

  • Possesses general understanding in the areas of front-end development, User experience design, usability testing and quality assurance.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of the Agile methodology
  • Scrum Certification is a bonus!
  • 5+ years direct work experience managing technical projects
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as JIRA, Monday.com


Posted on 05 Feb 11:43

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