Agile Software Delivery Project Manager, ecommerce

  • Permanent
  • West London
  • online retail
  • to £70K + full bens
  • swx3320DPM
Agile Software Delivery Project Manager – remote, work from home, working as part of established ecommerce team

online commerce market leader, customer focused software delivery project management

Project Planning and Management

  • Drive completion of project scope
  • Create and maintain a credible project plan shared with Leadership team, Project tam and Client
  • Maximise our performance to project baselines across scope, timeline, revenue, and profitability
  • Prepare and distribute weekly progress reports, Burndown charts;
  • Organize and lead project status reviews
  • Manage risks and issues;
  • Manage change rigorously, and ensure client expectations on changes are managed accordingly, and we are commercially protected for those changes
  • Manage dependencies and risks with the client and with our internal teams, to proactively mitigate them and defend our baselines
  • Resourcing requests to deliver the agreed scope of work
  • Tracking and reporting on the financial health of the project
  • Implement basic Agile ceremonies such as Stand Ups, Sprint Planning, Backlog grooming and prioritisation, Show and tells, Retros

Team Management

  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments,
  • Removing roadblocks, rework and inefficiencies to their work;
  • Leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work;
  • Mentoring and developing team members
  • Supporting Clients in managing dependencies, UAT and Sign off process


  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycles
  • Expert knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall project management principles
  • Proven track record of managing Digital eCommerce projects through production
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 8 -12 team members including Developers, Solution Architects, Tech Leads, and QA Personnel with a near shore and offshore distribution
  • Balanced business/technical background:
    • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
    • Ability to provide leadership to Solution Architects and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value

Skills required

  • Very effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Project financial reporting and forecasting
  • Ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Agile Project Management tools such as Jira/Greenhopper, or Equivalent
  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the big picture view

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This advert was posted by Staffworx Limited – a UK based recruitment consultancy supporting the global E-commerce, software & consulting sectors. Services advertised by Staffworx are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Staffworx operate a referral scheme of £500 or new iPad for each successfully referred candidate, if you know of someone suitable please forward for consideration

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