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Project Manager (Agile)

Posted by i-Placements on 11.19.2015
Job ID: 798431
Location: London, London, United Kingdom
Job Category: Executive Positions, I.T. & Communications, Science & Technology
Salary: £90,000.00 per year
Job Views: 5518
Post Code:
Employment Type: Contractor
Posted: 11.19.2015


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Network and Server Administration, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development, Systems Analysis - IT, Telecommunications Administration-Management, Usability-Information Architecture, Web-UI-UX Design

Job Description

Our DUBAI based client is seeking to immediately appoint an "Agile Project Manager" on a 6 to 12 month contract with immediate affect.

The role is based in DUBAI and requires a Degree Level candidate, Mathematics, Economics, Commerce, Business Administration or Operations Research, coupled with experience of Agile/Iterative methodologies.

The role requires the successful applicant to have high level reporting skills across BI & analytics activities, whilst providing daily project management of the project resources in an agile fashion to ensure successful delivery of committed work.

Daily responsibilities:

  • Establish the protocols for implementing an agile project methodology within this project, and ensure adoption amongst stakeholders to this method.
  • Create visibility of the long term scope of and objectives of each stream. Prioritise the sprints based on business value, complexity and speed to market. Maintain, distribute and report against this backlog.
  • Manage each of the sprints as the scrum master. Ensure resources are clear every day on the activities and objectives of their teams. Identify, report, mitigate and escalate any issues.
  • Creation of demand management strategy and practices in accordance with industry best practice for all BI initiatives. Create and maintain the backlog, ensure visibility for all stakeholders and continued engagement of key influencers within the business.
  • Creation of business value index, return on investment and other KPIs for measuring BI productivity.
  • Help business define the objectives of each new BI project, with an emphasis on measurable tangible benefits.
  • Coach business units to ensure requirements are clear prior to commencing any BI initiatives, including business value drivers and prioritisation.
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing principles is essential.
  • Knowledge of BI applications & design principles is essential.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY if you have "EXTENSIVE" experience of the above. Applicants with Aviation experience or similar will be highly regarded in this matter.


Applicants which require sponsorship to work in the UK will be unsuccessful. Our client requires all applicants to have the right to work and live in the UK in the first instance.