Robert Half Project Manager in Houston, Texas
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Agile Project Manager to oversee a software development project with a duration of 6-8 months. As an Agile Project Manager, you will be responsible for successfully managing and delivering the project within the specified timeline, ensuring high-quality deliverables and customer satisfaction. The ideal candidate should be PMP certified and possess a strong background in software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and Azure DevOps.
Collaborate with stakeholders to define project objectives, scope, deliverables, and success criteria.
Create and maintain a detailed project plan, including tasks, timelines, and resource allocation.
Facilitate Agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
Manage project risks, issues, and dependencies, and take proactive measures to mitigate them.
Monitor project progress, track key performance indicators, and report status to stakeholders.
Provide leadership and guidance to the project team, fostering a collaborative and high-performing environment.
Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between team members, product owners, and stakeholders.
Ensure the team follows Agile principles and practices, promoting continuous improvement and adaptive planning.
Identify and resolve conflicts within the team, fostering a positive and inclusive work culture.
Empower team members, support their professional growth, and provide constructive feedback.
Engage with stakeholders, including clients, product owners, and senior management, to understand their requirements and expectations.
Communicate project progress, risks, and issues to stakeholders in a timely and effective manner.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, addressing their concerns and maintaining customer satisfaction.
Manage stakeholder expectations and negotiate project scope, schedule, and resources when necessary.
Ensure the project adheres to industry best practices and quality standards throughout the software development lifecycle.
Work closely with the development team to identify and implement process improvements, ensuring efficient and effective delivery.
Conduct regular reviews and inspections to ensure compliance with project requirements and quality objectives.
Collaborate with the QA team to develop and execute test strategies, ensuring the delivery of a high-quality product.
PMP certification is required.
Proven experience as an Agile Project Manager, successfully delivering software development projects within the specified timeframe.
Strong understanding and practical application of Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban) and related frameworks.
Extensive knowledge and experience with the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and best practices.
Proficiency in using Azure DevOps (formerly known as Visual Studio Team Services) for project management and collaboration.
Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members.
Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on achieving project objectives.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills.
Proactive mindset with a commitment to continuous learning and improvement.
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