Experienced Agile Project Manager for publishing giant

Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager for for Educational platform in Central London – £55-80,000

The Role as Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager

My client is a leading global publishers and every day, around the globe, their imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people helping researchers and scientists to discover and learn. They are now looking to recruit an experienced Agile Project Manager to join their team based in central London

  • You will use a combination of traditional and agile PM skills to lead a co-located cross functional team to continuously deliver a portfolio of project and products
  • Help build truly amazing, ingeniously simple products that impact people’s lives
  • Working closely with the Product Owner, UX, BA and tech lead to create clear user focussed goals aligning the team around them
  • Demonstrable experience of strong project planning and reporting
  • Evidence of facilitating projects, scheduling and supporting stand-ups, iteration reviews, retrospectives and planning activities
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Providing support and input to all aspects of the product lifecycle
  • True advocate of agile and lean principles, ideally with some coaching experience

The Candidate

  • This is very much a role for someone that has confidence and experience to lead and direct teams
  • Specific experience of Agile and lean principles
  • Experience of continuous delivery or a frequent release cadence
  • You’ll have significant industry experience in a leadership role on a variety of software projects
  • It is important that can work in a lean way and embrace rapid changes, potentially you have worked in a start-up environment
  • Evidence of prior experience working on agile projects
  • Experience of running concurrent projects preferably with a small co-located team
  • Experience of collaborating with various stakeholders to report regularly and openly on the status of projects

In return this company offers continuous learning and development opportunities. Flexible work time and a genuinely flat structure.