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Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master

Project Management Permanent contract Czech Republic Prague

Job Description

Job description

Devoteam is looking for candidates to help change people’s way of working!

The Agile Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects. The Agile Project Manager may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions. The suitable candidate may play a number of different roles in actual practice:

  • Project Planning and Management – Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects

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

  • Process Management and Improvement – Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management

  • Team building – promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

In performing these activities, the Agile Project Manager will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level projects and with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.

Qualifications

  • PMP and/or CSM certification preferred

  • 3+ years’ experience in Project Management using Waterfall and Agile

  • Practices and methodologies including SCRUM

  • Balanced business/technical background:

    • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues

    • Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value

  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met

  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met

  • University degree

  • Advanced English, Fluent Czech

Company Description

Is it possible to join 6 700+ employees company and still feel the family atmosphere?
Devoteam Czech Republic proves it is! Daily we work with 6 700+ colleagues from 18 countries, of which 70 Czech people. The power of our group is being used in the intensive collaboration between all the Devoteam entities in Europe.

We write quality code and build quality solutions which increase the quality of life and business.
We seek those with a mindset like ours.

We are looking for real enthusiasts who have a passion for their work. People who want to excel, are result-oriented and their job is not finished until the problem is solved. We expect from our consultants to be curious, creative and innovative. There is a few of us but we can achieve great things. We have a few constraints but great responsibility. Located in heart of Prague but sought after across Europe. We are Devoteam, IT business consultants. Come to do the job of your dreams that you never dreamed of. Yet.

Additional Information

Main reasons to enjoy working in Devoteam:

There are lots of possibilities for initiatives and innovations. There is a good balance between hard work, Meetups, sharing knowledge and fun activities. Our organization has an informal character which gives you access to reach everything you need for the development of your career.

  • Trainings and certifications in the best of breed technologies and methodologies

  • Transparent Career path including mentoring

  • Our customers are the leading companies in EMEA

  • Possibility to travel abroad and meet our customers

  • Working in international team of Devoteam experts

  • Flexible office hours and home office

  • Five weeks of vacation and sick days

  • Great location – right in the centre of Prague (Ovocný Trh)

  • Multisport membership, meal tickets, language courses and other benefits

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