Senior Project Manager Agile

Bogota | Colombia | Engineering

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager Agile to join our adidas Tech HUB in Bogota. As a member of our team you will be part of facilitating the end-to-end product delivery in a team by using agile methods leveraging the hands-on relevant experience.

As part of the team you will be responsible for:

  • 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.
  • Facilitating 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.
  • Planning and execution of iterations (e.g. sprints). Oversees all relevant team artefacts as backlog, burndown charts etc.
  • Monitoring 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.
  • Ensuring agile quality standards and best practices are in place to maximize the team’s performance.
  • Contributing to the end-to-end financial process by providing regular forecasts and reports.
  • Helping technical team of developers with technical issues and plan their work in such a way that delivery commitment for the SPRINT is met.
  • Accountable for the End-To-End delivery.
  • Accountable for risk and dependency planning together with product owners.
  • Accountable for IT budget planning and controlling the delivery (incl. vendor mgmt.)
  • Plans the necessary skills and people for the delivery.
  • Champions the agile way of working along with empirical and iterative delivery process.
  • Responsible for communicating the progress towards key stakeholders.
  • Reporting to PMO.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Stakeholder management,  engagement/communications plan.
  • Demand planning solutions for delivering on a more efficient way.
  • Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information.
  • Ability to coach, guide and manage scrum/agile teams, advanced user of agile/scrum methods.
  • Basic experience to manage complex products and delivery on a global level.
  • Advanced 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.
  • Hands-on past experience on some of the Web Technoloies like - Angular JS, Reach JS, Core JAVA, Springboot or SPRING Framework, Hibernate SQL, Oracle, Apache Maven, MicroServices, REST, APIs, OAuth2, Elastic, SOLAR, Jenkins, TeamCity, Karma / Mocha, Docker, Kubernetes is an advantage.

Education Required:

  • University degree with focus on IT, business administration or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an agile environment.
  • IT skills: Ideally PMI-ACP certified.
  • Relevant experience with Web technologies.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Project Manager Agile
Team Engineering
Brand adidas
City Bogota
Location Colombia
Number 204982
Position Type Full time
Date Nov-20, 2019
Relocation no

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