Agile Project Manager

Senior

Full-time/W2, Contract, no subcontracting

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Description

Orange Bees is a leader in the upstate region of South Carolina for its world-class software development. Established in 2013, Orange Bees, aim to improve the manufacturing, insurance, financial, association, and retail industries; where we have an extensive track record of success in Product Engineering, Enterprise Management, System Integration, Mobile Application Development, Web Application Development, and Data Analytics. Our client, an innovative automotive manufacturing company, is looking for a talented individual for an opportunity in the Greenville/Spartanburg Area of South Carolina. This position is a long-term contract position with the possibility of multi-year extension and conversion to a full-time/permanent position.

Scope

The Project Manager will work directly with an internal team as well as (at times) vendors and third-party partners to develop joint project plans for our integration projects. Other duties of the Project Manager include planning and submitting recommendations to resolve discrepancies, taking action on issues of non-compliance, keeping lines of communication open among all project stakeholders, tracking deliverables, milestones and any decisions made regarding the request for changes and outstanding items.

Responsibilities

Develop global standards for project management; project templates, status reporting, and governance.

Facilitate periodic stage gate reviews. Participate in a project governance team.

Responsible for key deliverables such as timely communication of project milestones, status reporting, change requests, and budget performance.

Responsible for meetings and planning sessions at various stages of the project lifecycle, as required.

Promote project management best practices; train IT and other functional groups on PM methodologies.

Work closely with business leaders and remain actively involved in sponsor/stakeholder management.

Establish and implement project management best practices.

Work with teams in resolving discrepancies, removing or mitigating roadblocks, acting on issues of non-compliance, and facilitating communication among all project stakeholders.

Ensure effective tracking of outstanding deliverables, milestones, and change requests. Provide regular status updates to project stakeholders.

Requirements

Knowledge

Must have Agile project management experience, Scale Agile Methodology experience a big plus

Experience with Atlassian Toolset is a big plus

Any PM or Scrum Master certifications are a plus

Project Management Professional (PMP) Designation is preferred.

Plus 4 years of hands-on experience in project management, including expertise with project management tools.

Experience

Strong organization and time management skills.

Highly developed and influential communication, facilitation and presentation skills.

Team player with proven ability to facilitate project delivery through high-functioning teams.

Ability to scope and size work efforts effectively.

Ability to lead ad hoc teams of bright and highly motivated individuals.

Orange Bees Benefits

Orange Bees offers a full package of benefits and competitive salary. Excellent group medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance; employee training, development; advancement opportunities; and much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.