Project Manager

  • Project management
  • Full time
  • 9 months ago

Job Information

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    Job Schedule Fixed Hours
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    Career Level Experienced

Job Description

Work Timezone: GMT +5.30

Job Description

Product Backlog Management

  • Initializes and updates the Product Backlog.
  • Provides needed methods and tools to insure the delivery velocity of the Sprint and optimize productivity of the Scrum Team.
  • Facilitates workshops and supports the Product Owner in its approach to prioritization by value.
  • Challenge the Product Owner if the Product Backlog deliverables do not meet expectations in terms of value.

Animation of the Scrum team following the principles of Scrum methodology

  • Coaches the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality.
  • Facilitates Scrum Events / Ceremonies (Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, development work, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective…).
  • Ensures that Agile / Kanban values ??and principles are in place and used by the team over time.
  • Ensures that the team members are motivated and committed to promoting rapid and sustainable pace.
  • Protects the team from external disturbances.
  • Helps the team to address roadblocks and operational problems and ensures the team is in a continuous improvement spirit.

Project Management

  • Shares the progress data with the project stakeholders during the Sprint Reviews.
  • Ensures that the User Stories/ Use cases requested by the Product Owner are mature enough to be implemented in the next Sprint.
  • Leads the Sprint Planning and ensures that the team is committed to a realistic scope.
  • Ensures the progress of Daily Meetings and capture the progress and obstacles to deal with.
  • Ensures the required engineering practices are in place and used over time, in particular, continuous integration daily product.
  • Animates demonstrations at the end of each product iteration.


  • Escalades to management (Product Owner, director…) the obstacles that s(he) can’t handle at her/his level.
  • Provides the required dashboards to monitor the progress of the product.
  • Helps the Project Manager to prepare the Steering Committee and attends the meeting.
  • Ensures the completion of the tasks involved in the Sprint and the definition of next releases in the project.
  • Contributes with the team to Quality Assurance (QA) measures

Job Requirements

  • Hands-on project management experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing and monitoring multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Hands-on experience of Lean Agile methodology and Sprint cycles.
  • Must be a result- oriented individual and capable of influencing others in a collaborative and sometimes virtual environment.
  • Strong coordination and organization skills, required.
  • Conflict management and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, required.
  • Promotes, supports, implements and helps everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules and values in accordance with the project approach.
  • Organizes the work within the team to optimize productivity during the Sprint and insure the velocity of the sprint.
  • Facilitates the relationship and ensures alignment between the Product Owner, who supports the business stakes, and the team in charge of developing the solution to satisfy them.
  • For each Sprint, he/she will be in charge of the Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, the development work, the Sprint Review, and the Sprint Retrospective.
  • He/she will assure that everyone focuses on the work of the Sprint and the goals of the Scrum Team.