Randstad Project Manager Scrum Masters in New York, New York

Project Manager Scrum Masters

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job details:

  • location:New York, NY

  • salary:$50 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:S_552440

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We have an excellent opportunity for a strong agile Project Manager to join the Medidata team in NYC. Medidata is reinventing global drug -and medical device -development with the industry's leading cloud-based solutions for clinical research. As this is one of our key solutions, you will be used to managing software development in mid/ large teams. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending. Organizes cross-functional activities, ensuring completion of the project i.e. product on schedule and within defined timelines.

Project Management

  • Full accountability for the management of project timelines, scope and milestones for one or more projects.

Manage the complete Software Development Lifecycle.

  • Serve as the primary interface between Product Management, Research and Development, and IT on deliverables, timelines, priorities and issues regarding the project.

  • Oversight of one or more vertical teams in the agile environment. Pro-active communication with all stakeholders.

  • Oversee product releases of your assigned project(s) by coordinating Engineering, Software Quality Assurance, Technical Communications, Knowledge Management, Internal Compliance, Application Support, Delivery Services, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Reporting, and Technical Communicators.

  • Anticipate risks to your assigned project(s) and across all portfolios/projects and communicate these risks/issues to management, and offer creative solutions.

  • Responsible for deliverables including project plans, issues lists, status reports, and meeting agendas with action items.

  • Responsible for the tracking documentation, including specifications, validation plans, installation/operational/performance qualifications, validation summaries, etc.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of core products.

Working hours: 40


--Schedules and leads the sprint planning and release planning exercises. PM will facilitate the brainstorming sessions (backlog grooming during each sprint).

--Leads product teams in adopting Agile / Scrum methodology via training and coaching. PM will encourage self-organized teams, but is accountable for Agile usage.

Agile / Scrum Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and facilitate daily SCRUM meetings with the agile teams to review cross-project progress and issues, including deliverables and action items.

Your Competencies:

--Communication Skills:

o-Clearly communicates with team Active participant in discussions Can successfully lead discussions when expected to do so Has excellent written skills. Can create presentation materials.

--Leadership Skills:

o-Viewed as a competent, valued contributor to the team Capable of guiding/leading meetings and discussions

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