Senior Project Manager Agile (m/f)

Herzogenaurach | Germany | Information Technology


Facilitates the end-to-end product delivery in one or more teams by using agile methods.

Key Accountabilities

  • Guiding and Coaching the team on how to use agile (e.g. Scrum) practices 
  • Guiding and Coaching the team on self-organizing to fill the intentional gaps left in the agile frameworks
  • Facilitates team sessions and applies agile methods that enable teams to work efficiently.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution as a servant leader
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog.
  • Manages planning and execution of iterations (e.g. sprints).  Oversees all relevant team artefacts as backlog, burndown charts etc.
  • Monitors the product variables (story points, scope cost, effort, etc.) and KPIs against the product vision and strongly serving and supporting the team in their quest to delight consumers.
  • Acting as a servant leader to remove impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments.
  • Ensures agile quality standards and best practices are in place to maximize the team’s performance.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information
  • Assisting the organization in adopting the agile mindset and scaling agile trough different scaling frameworks.
  • Ensure adidas compliance requirements are fulfilled.
  • If needed: Contribute to the end-to-end financial process by providing regular forecasts and reports.
  • If required:  represent the team towards the Product Owner and other relevant stakeholders.

Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience

  • Ability to coach, guide and manage scrum/agile teams, advanced user of agile/scrum methods.
  • Strong experience to manage highly complex products and delivery on a global level.
  • Expert knowledge of patterns and techniques to enhance the agile approach, e.g. retrospective formats, increase team maturity, handling dependencies.
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Strong facilitating and moderation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ideally experienced in an IT / technology driven environment


  1. College or university degree with focus on IT, business administration or equivalent.
  2. Min. 5-7 years of progressive work experience in large scale product or program management and in an agile environment
  3. Ideally PMI-ACP certified

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The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Project Manager Agile (m/f)
Team Information Technology
Brand adidas Group
Location Herzogenaurach
Country Germany
Number 165235
Position Type Full time
Date Aug-23, 2017
Relocation yes

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