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Agile Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-04987
Location: Liberty Corner, New Jersey
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 07/09/2018 to 12/09/2018
Genesis10 is currently seeking an Agile Project Manager with our client in their Liberty Corner, NJ location. This is a 4 month + contract position with the right to hire.

Description:
  • Our client has opportunities available for Project Managers/Scrum Masters for their Insurance Applications department, in their Liberty Corner, NJ headquarters
  • The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to plan and manage application development projects
  • We seek candidates who not only track project progress against an agreed upon project plan but also drive the project to successful completion via Risk Management, Resource Allocations, Communication Plans, Issues Log and Change Control processes in an agile transformation environment

Responsibilities:
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Drive project delivery from inception to production release including scope definition, goals, requirements, development, user testing and release phases
  • Manage the client project/stakeholder expectations to ensure ownership and success
  • Facilitate business and operational relationships between clients and internal teams with effective and efficient communication to ensure accurate and timely project delivery
  • Employ and enforce formalized project management processes, such as change management, issues management, risk management, and documentation version control
  • Proactively identify, track, and mitigate risks, issues, and dependencies; present and manage changes to project structure, scope and delivery timeframes
  • Ensure the overall success of the project by being accountable for all aspects of the project and providing overall project transparency
  • Provide high level executive reports and detailed updates on a continuous basis for all projects
  • Coordinate internal resources and (offshore & onshore) vendors for flawless execution of projects
  • Other Project Management Office responsibilities as assigned
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives by assessing alignment of current process, programs, and systems to business requirements, and by recognizing opportunities for standardization, increased efficiency, cost reduction, increased quality, and improved user experience
  • Act as a Scrum Master for multiple Agile teams
  • Lead multiple scrum teams with team members spread across multiple continents
  • Lead, arrange and facilitate all scrum ceremonies including Stand-ups, Reviews, Retrospectives, Grooming, and Sprint & Release planning
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress to all affected teams and management
  • Manage backlog and ensure it is properly prioritized and sized as appropriate
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution to improve team productivity while promoting continuous improvement
  • Champion adoption of agile principles by the scrum teams

Requirements:
  • BA/BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Current PMP and CSM/CSPO/CSP certifications
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Information Technology industry implementing enterprise systems and custom solutions
  • 3-5 years recent Scrum Master experience applying agile principles, practices and theory in an agile transformation environment
  • 10-15 years software development project management experience
  • Experience delivering projects in P&C Insurance industry
  • Proven ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced changing environment and participate in continual process improvement
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Jira is a plus
  • Experience working with onshore and offshore teams
  • Demonstrated team leadership and project management expertise
  • Possess the judgment and ability to modify project management approach based on project size, complexity and team
  • Knowledge with the business domain and current technology platforms to understand the projects and raise questions in order to help correctly steer them to completion.
  • Ability to build and maintain business relationships with employees, business partners and vendors
  • Comfortable hosting meetings with various audiences, (engineers, management or C level positions) Self-starter that requires little direction
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”