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Agile Project Manager

United Kingdom
£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Agile Project Manager Overview LexisNexis Risk Solutions is seeking a passionate Software Project Manager with excellent Agile knowledge to manage projects and support product delivery for our Business Services software development team based in our Cardiff Bay office (remote start, moving to a hybrid working environment from October). This new role requires an experienced project manager with excellent communication and leadership skills who loves solving problems. You will manage key projects and workstreams within our growing portfolio. Company Description LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leading provider of innovative solutions for significant risk data analytics challenges. We use the power of data and advanced analytics to help our customers make better, timelier decisions. Our innovative solutions enable organisations to manage risks like identity theft, fraud, money laundering and terrorism and prevent financial crimes and scams. By bringing clarity to information, we ultimately help make communities safer, commerce more transparent, business decisions easier and processes more efficient. LexisNexis is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers. You can learn more about us at our website - As an Agile Project Manager, you will be an essential member of our team, managing a diverse range of software projects and activities. Our mission is to lead change and enable excellent global product delivery by collaborating flexibly and transparently with our partners across the organization. You will enjoy working in a friendly environment and benefit from our investment in staff. Main Responsibilities Support 2-3 cross-functional agile product development teams as they efficiently deliver features and exciting capabilities (teams are usually between 4 - 8 members, depending on the deliverables) Promote strong collaboration between teams, sharing best practice and helping clear potential blockers Work closely with the Software Development Lead and Product Owner to ensure that the teams remain closely synchronised and upcoming features are well planned Coordinate and partner with diverse internal stakeholder groups including securing early engagement to achieve effective support Identify project risks & issues escalating where appropriate in a timely manner; ensure impacts are communicated so all parties are aligned; partner with project stakeholders to resolve issues and mitigate project impacts Make recommendations for improvements to existing processes and procedures Manage key technical functions with great care and attention to ensure coding standards are met and quality is maintained Ensure timely use of project and technology tools to help drive accountability. Ensure project resources and budgets are tracked and kept up to date. Develop and distribute timely status reporting with key metrics to appropriate stakeholders.Essential Skills and Attributes Previous proven project leadership experience (5+ years) Strong experience in Kanban or Scrum SDLC knowledge and experience managing web-based application projects You should be able to demonstrate the following behaviours and capabilities: Present information in a concise and effective manner, ensuring messages are received, understood and all parties are aligned Motivate or inspire others to aim for higher levels of achievement Adopt new ways of doing things in pursuit of adding value to customers and the team Actively foster diversity and inclusion, valuing and respecting differences to achieve team harmony and enable higher team performance Learn from challenging experiences, recover and continue making progress towards objectives without reducing pace Align short-term priorities with strategic and long-term objectivesDesirable Skills and Attributes Experience working with matrixed/shared teams Experience working with MS Office and Atlassian tools Experience in a Scrum Master role Certified Scrum Master Project governance certification Participation in the project management communityBenefits The opportunity to work on a full range of interesting projects - become familiar with concepts related to large scale/high performance data processing, scoring & analytics Make a real difference to our customers and society Connect with a growing, diverse and sociable team who enjoy regular team building, games nights and quizzes Experience dedicated time for innovation alongside opportunity to deliver creatively Enjoy access to a wide range of self-paced, online training Join regular seminars, interactive workshops and resource groups, supporting your future growth and development Give something back to the local community, take two days paid leave per year to volunteerWomen in Technology LexisNexis Risk is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology: Mentoring scheme for women in technology Women's network forum Regularly run events for schools about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in technology
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  • Job Reference: 702847364-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group
    LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent