Job Description :

Job Title: Agile Project Manager

Location: Hartford, CT

Duration: 12 Months

Note: Selected candidates need to be on board Onsite. They need to pick their on- boarding documents and equipment manually. No expenses will be paid for travelling

Job Description:

The Agile Project Manager will support a cross-functional project team focused on driving the end-to-end digital product lifecycle for features and products improving the overall online experience for the state. The Agile Project Manager will develop new processes and methodologies for the product development leadership, consistent with the goals and objectives of the new Connecticut Digital Service. The work supports the Product Manager in managing project scope and schedule, project status report, change management, governance, role identification, and business communication with the stakeholders.

Experiences Required for This Role

Project Planning & Management At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following:
Defining project scope and schedule

Focusing on regular and timely delivery of value and ensuring sprints are completed on-time

Organizing and leading project status and working meetings

Preparing and distributing progress reports

Communicating plan deviations

Performing delivery planning for assigned projects

Defining and managing a well-defined project management process

Championing ongoing process improvement initiatives

Risk/Issue Management & Mitigation At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following:

Identifying and mitigating plans

Resolving issues to keep the project moving

Proactively avoiding risks

Ensuring the team meets required policies

Making recommendations for continuous improvement

Product Owner Support At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following:

Supporting the Product Owner in managing expectations for project deliverables

Managing stakeholder communications

Helping to implement an effective system of project governance

Team Management & Team Building At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following:

Assisting in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments

Removing roadblocks

Assigning tasks to individuals and balancing the workload across teams

Leveraging organizational resources to improve team and individual capacity for project work

Ensuring team members are fully engaged in the project, making a meaningful contribution and encouraging a sustainable pace. Motivating team members

Digital Platforms, Tools and Discipline At least 2 years of experience and use cases with the following:

Working with enterprise scale digital platforms specializing in at least 3: omni-channel service delivery, web content management, customer relationship management, identity and data integration

Establishing continuous improvement/delivery pipeline to continually improve products post-launch based on customer research and feedback

Leading documentation and communication throughout the product lifecycle for both technical processes and cross-functional teams affected by new change

Using of productivity, communication and analysis tools to manage iterative delivery, such as JIRA/Confluence, Google Analytics, Git Repository, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability

Project Management

Developing and supporting modern, agile product and project management processes

Establishing the project environment necessary to operate as a high performing cross-functional team in partnership with stakeholders

Building and clearly communicating the vision, strategy, roadmap, and resources required for delivery

Scoping, prioritization, and translation of technical and design tasks into delivery plans

Government-specific task management

Data-driven decision-making

Performance in Complex Situations

Communication and collaboration with state-wide partners

Clearing challenges for team members

Comfort in blazing a path through an ambiguous work environment

Judgment fitting to the ever-changing environment

Ability to juggle multiple project work streams

Service Design Team Building

Supporting teammates' skills and behaviors development and delivery

A balance between strong domain expertise and flexibility

Prioritization, organization, and triage in an independent environment

Encouraging of an interactive, cooperative, collaborative, and customer-focused work environment

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

Judgment in dealing effectively and diplomatically with all levels of government staff


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