Agile Project Manager in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/16/2020

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Agile Project Manager with our industry-leading client. As part of the IT PMO, you will help run the IT project portfolio, and work with the scrum masters to manage your assigned projects/programs. In addition, to keep in-tune with the Agile Practice, you will run a scrum team, as a dedicated scrum master.

**100% Remote Opportunity (EST)**

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates and maintains the Company's portfolio of projects
  • Facilitate the intake of new projects.
  • Maintains the risks and issues logs.
  • Communicate to senior management status of the project portfolio via a portfolio dashboard, and be able to speak on the state of each project in terms of timelines, progress, milestones, risk and issues.
  • Define project scope and schedule that conforms to the iterative delivery cycle of Agile Scrums.
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings.
  • Work with the scrum master to gather state and progress of the project.  
  • Manage risks and issues.
  • Correct deviations from plans.
  • Prepare and distribute progress reports.
  • Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables.
  • Manage stakeholder communications.
  • Help implement an effective system of project governance.
Requirements:
  • Ability to run executive-level meetings that drives the intended agenda within the allotted time slot.
  • Experience preparing PowerPoint presentations.
  • Comfortable organizing, leading meetings in a virtual conference environment.
  • Highly Desired: Previous experience as a Scrum Master

Job ID: 346000

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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