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Scrum/ Project Manager / Tester

  • Location

    Droitwich, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Software Delivery

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jennie Lessemun

  • Contact email:

    jennie@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ31770_1606744995

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-14

  • Consultant:

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Our client requires an experienced Project Manager to assist the Group IT Director with sprint management, requirements gathering and software testing.

They work in two-week Agile sprint cycles, where requirements are received from internal customers, written into development "stories" and refined by the development team.

The role will involve the following tasks:

  • Speaking with internal customer about their requirements
  • Writing stores (small specifications) for the development team to work on
  • Assisting with the refinement process where the development team explore the requirements in more functional detail and develop and estimate of effort required
  • Running the daily Agile stand-up (15 minute) meetings to monitor progress with the development team
  • Running twice-weekly Agile refinement meetings to scope out requirements with eh development team
  • Running Agile sprint end meetings - retrospective and new sprint planning
  • Testing the work produced by the Development team to ensure it meets acceptance criteria, customer requirements and development standards
  • Testing the work produced by the Development team to ensure it does not have any adverse impact on related modules, systems, or other related aspects
  • Working with the Group IT Director to ensure sprint work matches the strategic requirements of the Business (in terms of deliverable projects)

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • At least two years project management experience (PRINCE desirable)
  • Experience of working in an Agile Software Development environment
  • Wide ranging Business Analysis/process knowledge
  • Superb interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to adhere to Agile processes
  • Software testing skills an advantage