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Project and Release Manager

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Veronique Amaira

  • Job Reference:

    7509

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-01-22

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Veronique Amaira

  • Skills tags:

    Agile , Project Management

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Excellent opportunity to join an established firm in Malta with offices in Europe to join their team as a Project and Release Manager 

You will be managing multiple cross-functional teams in planning, execution and delivery of initiatives in an Agile environment

Main responsibilities:

  • Establishing project plans and monitoring progress and mitigation strategies to effectively execute projects  
  • Managing stakeholder communications by ensuring transparency and visibility of project progress, risks and impediments 
  • Organising and facilitating working sessions across scrum teams, such as Initiative refinement, dependency and user story mapping, and release planning 
  • Calculating team velocity to help determine and manage release timelines 
  • Coordinating internal demos, client UATs, and track Production releases 
  • You will be championing ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management 
  • Promoting empowerment of the team, ensuring that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encouraging a sustainable pace with high-level quality for the team 
  • Fostering a collaborative team environment driven to build great software while having fun 

Required knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Understanding of software development life cycle, Agile, Scrum framework, best practices, and trends required 
  • Experience with Agile development processes like Scrum, Kanban and XP preferred 
  • Familiarity with multi-team agile frameworks such as SAFe, or LeSS preferred 
  • Experience working as a scrum master or agile coach/project manager required 
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using Jira, Confluence, MS Teams, Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools