Norwood, United States
8 months ago
The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in Agile methodologies and the change management processes inherent in driving a company culture to agile/best practices around modern/agile project management. The focus will be working with key departments, including engineering, analytics, operations, and customer facing to adopt standard agile best practices that can be used to scale our automation and the business.
This position will be responsible for masterminding, outlining and developing projects from initial kick-off meetings to requirements, resourcing creation of scrum boards, daily standups, 2 week prints and backlog grooming across multiple concurrent projects.
You will work with key stakeholders to design the project goals and success markers, determine how success will be measured and tracked, proper phases. You will ensure the project remains on time and on budget and help motivate team members to hit their goals. You will act as a liaison between the project team and the Chief Product Owner (CPO). You will regularly prepare and present progress reports and work with the CPO ensure all projects are aligned with furthering organizational goals. You will help the CPO to identify resource conflicts and constraints in order for the executive team to have transparency into future resource needs.
Analyze our current Agile processes, prioritize areas of improvement, and work alongside key stakeholders to implement the improvements
Facilitate/participate in key Agile rituals across Scrum teams
Coach team members as needed, including resolving conflict
Communicate project risks
Manage projects in JIRA and Confluence; providing software training to team members as needed
Monitor and report on key Agile performance metrics to leadership team
Assist in training team members and other Converge employees on Agile and Design Thinking concepts
8+ years of experience as an Agile Project Manager Bachelors degree, PMP certification and Scaled Agile (SAFE) certification Proven leadership and motivation skills Strong written and oral communication skills a must; can present formally or informally Experience using Agile performance metrics to drive accountability and continuous improvement Can maintain a high level of energy and engagement A love to learn and improve as a leader of Agile, Process excellence and scalability across the organization Focused on goals that are measurable Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control
- Healthcare sector experience working in an FDA regulated industry (e.g., Medical devices, Pharma, etc.) preferred. Experience with Hardware and Medical Device development strongly preferred.
- Expertise with Microsoft Project, Jira, and Microsoft Azure DevOps