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Agile Project Manager

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Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

Market Related per month

Posted:

15-09-2020
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Management

Employment Equity:

Open to All Candidates
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Job Description:

Role
Our fast-growing online gaming client is in need of a Project Manager to join their growing team and help them deliver their casino sites across a range of
devices. You should be experienced in working within an Agile delivery framework (ideally Scrum), structuring
the unstructured, problem solving and delivering with clear and timeous communication to relevant stakeholders.

Skillset requirements
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Project Manager role, preferably in the software development industry
  • Experience working within the Scrum framework
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a servant-leader capacity within a software development team
  • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Must have excellent planning, organisational and prioritisation skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of consumer research, product design, development and testing is helpful
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, or other technical disciplines or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience with multiple project management methodologies preferred, including waterfall, agile and hybrid methods
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment with sound interpersonal and meeting facilitation skills
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging product owners to establish credibility and solve problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with technical and non-technical staff
  • Self-motivated with ability to adapt to change and competing needs
 
Nice to Have
  • Agile Project Management certification, ideally Scrum but not essential
  • Experience gained within the iGaming industry
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Experience using Jira/Confluence
  • Familiarity with APIs
 
WHG Approach
  • A company can-do ethos
  • Open communications across all levels of the business
  • Sharing expertise and learning from others to keep improving as a team
  • A flexible working schedule
 
Further information on the role
  • Delivering new/enhancing existing Casino websites and internal tools
  • Working with the technical team and external licensees to deliver value-adding solutions
  • Participate in establishing and developing frameworks, processes and tools to build and improve the project delivery capability
  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies according to the selected delivery framework
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts and the growth of the Project Management Office
  • Track and report on project and program performance
  • Working from our offices in Cape Town (CBD)

Job Category:

Digital / Online Marketing, Entertainment, IT Software Developer, IT Software Engineer, IT Software Tester

Company Info


ABC Worldwide Pty (Ltd)
Cape Town, WC, South Africa

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Agile Project Manager

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

Market Related per month

Posted:

15-09-2020
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Management

Employment Equity:

Open to All Candidates
col-wide   

Job Description:

Role
Our fast-growing online gaming client is in need of a Project Manager to join their growing team and help them deliver their casino sites across a range of
devices. You should be experienced in working within an Agile delivery framework (ideally Scrum), structuring
the unstructured, problem solving and delivering with clear and timeous communication to relevant stakeholders.

Skillset requirements
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Project Manager role, preferably in the software development industry
  • Experience working within the Scrum framework
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a servant-leader capacity within a software development team
  • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Must have excellent planning, organisational and prioritisation skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of consumer research, product design, development and testing is helpful
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, or other technical disciplines or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience with multiple project management methodologies preferred, including waterfall, agile and hybrid methods
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment with sound interpersonal and meeting facilitation skills
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging product owners to establish credibility and solve problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with technical and non-technical staff
  • Self-motivated with ability to adapt to change and competing needs
 
Nice to Have
  • Agile Project Management certification, ideally Scrum but not essential
  • Experience gained within the iGaming industry
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Experience using Jira/Confluence
  • Familiarity with APIs
 
WHG Approach
  • A company can-do ethos
  • Open communications across all levels of the business
  • Sharing expertise and learning from others to keep improving as a team
  • A flexible working schedule
 
Further information on the role
  • Delivering new/enhancing existing Casino websites and internal tools
  • Working with the technical team and external licensees to deliver value-adding solutions
  • Participate in establishing and developing frameworks, processes and tools to build and improve the project delivery capability
  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies according to the selected delivery framework
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts and the growth of the Project Management Office
  • Track and report on project and program performance
  • Working from our offices in Cape Town (CBD)

Job Category:

Digital / Online Marketing, Entertainment, IT Software Developer, IT Software Engineer, IT Software Tester

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