In this role, you will be part of the Agile Project Management team at Unit4 R&D which is responsible for creating and maintaining a standard approach to managing software development projects with defined and scalable processes that facilitate production of software on time, with the right scope and quality and enable the organisation to achieve predictability and transparency in those projects.
As an IT Project Manager you will be responsible for managing R&D projects in a scaled agile environment (with multiple Scrum teams) from initiation to delivery.
What you will do
You will plan software development projects
You will coordinate project activities according to the plan
You will facilite collaboration within the project team and towards other project stakeholders
You will manage risks, issues and external dependencies
You will ensure project communication and reporting to a variety of stakeholders depending on their information needs
You will secure process implementation and provide coaching within the project team
You will contribute to the continuous improvement of our project methodology aimed at achieving higher agility, predictability, transparency and quality of R&D projects
You are an experienced Project Manager with a good command of agile project methodologies and a solid understanding of software development processes.
You are thorough, independent and result-oriented. You also possess excellent communication skills in English and have a unique focus on quality.
Finally, you are a confident motivator with the ability to create enthusiasm and drive a project team’s performance.
3-5 years of work experience with a proven track record of managing medium to large projects within the IT industry, preferably in software development
A higher education degree, preferably with a major in business, technology, science, engineering, mathematics (or equivalent)
Solid understanding of software development process and documented experience with agile methodologies, including Scrum and scaled agile frameworks, such as LeSS and SAFe
Experience from working within distributed multicultural environments
Knowledge of project management and productivity tools (preferably from the Microsoft family), such as MS Project, Azure DevOps and SharePoint
Agile and / or project management certification is a plus
Your skills and personal qualities
Fluency in English, both spoken and written
Excellent communication skills with a precise and clarifying approach
Structured and analytical approach, with an ability to process large amounts of information, think conceptually and see the big picture
Ability to cope with a fast-paced work environment and adapt to change
Result-oriented and independent, with an ability to drive progress and strong focus on quality
Trustworthy and emphatic, able to motivate cross-cultural project teams and increase their performance
An attractive salary
Great work-life balance with flexible working hours and unlimited paid holidays
Continuous training on products and competencies
Enthusiastic colleagues across teams who are keen on working with you and sharing their knowledge and expertise
Informal Work hard, Play hard environment in which having fun is essential
Work with a leading international ERP system in an international organization
A high level of flexibility and independence
A position in our organization where you are able to develop new initiatives
A chance to participate in the creation of business software that fits the way people work