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Project Manager – Academic

Malaysia, Cyberjaya, Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Agile Project Manager to join our team who will take on the management of key projects with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget, within scope and with high quality.

Responsibilities

  • Performing agile project management activities including planning, execution, monitoring and reporting
  • Developing and reporting team status and metrics to various stakeholders
  • Coordinating software deployments and ensuring compliance with change control procedures
  • Working as a Scrum Master, conducting and effectively participating in sprint planning, task estimates, task sequencing, sprint reviews and retrospectives
  • Leading project plan development and working with product owners to develop business/IT project plans for each project and/or production support issues, and keeping them up to date
  • Assisting the team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
  • Supporting the improvement of Scrum SDLC processes
  • Identifying and removing impediments, preventing distractions
  • Helping cultivate and establish robust and sustainable working relationships between business and technology teams
  • Fostering an environment of cross-team collaboration and teamwork
  • Serving as a coach and facilitating team self-organisation and self-management rather than traditional command-control/directed styles
  • Participating proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools and best practices
  • Encouraging an environment where the team drives progress and feels in charge for its success
  • Facilitating discussion and conflict resolution in scrum cross-team collaboration
  • Adhering to internal review processes and technical standards
  • Developing training programmes, documents and materials
  • Actively involved in research and development (R&D)
  • Developing and maintaining a thorough knowledge of business processes supported by software systems
  • Documenting business requirements when necessary
  • Participating in requirements reviews, design reviews and change control activities
  • Representing the IT department in coordination with other departments
  • Coordinating outsourced work, consultants, vendors and relationships
  • Managing communication between scrum teams and product owners in multiple product agile environments
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 2 to 5 years of experience completing similar duties as outlined above
  • 2 to 5 years of demonstrated experience with increasingly complex software development initiatives
  • 2 to 5 years of hands-on experience in requirements analysis and technical documentation
  • 2 to 5 years of experience as a Project Manager of increasingly complex projects
  • 2 to 3 years of professional experience as Scrum Master and/or Project Manager in an agile environment
  • 2 to 3 years of experience using Microsoft Project and other project management tools to manage complete IT implementations
  • 2 to 3 years of experience managing contractors, consultants and/or vendors
  • 2 to 3 years of experience developing and managing project budgets
  • Experience with application life-cycle development tools and techniques
  • Experience in executing a software development or other process improvement initiative
  • Technical background would be a plus
  • Good in decision making, problem solving, conflict management and negotiations
  • Must be able to prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects proactively
  • Must be able to meet project deadlines and work long hours, if needed
  • Remuneration: Based on experience

We offer a competitive remuneration package for the right candidate. Please send your comprehensive resume to hr@contentcreation.com.my stating current and expected salary together with a recent passport-sized photograph.

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