Agile Project Manager

New York, NY

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Agile, SDLC, Scrum

Location : New York


Job Description:


  • Manage technical projects through the SDLC process and/or an agile, iterative process
  • Understand the client’s strategic direction and apply it to project team specific outcomes
  • Act as Scrum Master or Agile Coach
  • Mentor clients, work on projects independently, participate as a team member, or lead teams of less experienced consultants and/or clients to successful project delivery
  • Estimate effort at varying levels (e.g. high level, work package level) and using various techniques (e.g. cost per hour, story points)
  • Create and track against a project plan or sprint plan
  • Proactively manage issues and mitigate risk
  • Build client knowledge and credibility quickly
  • Identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate and address concerns



  • 6+ years of experience leading projects in a consulting environment; must have experience leading projects consisting of 5 or more people, or projects over 10,000 man hours
  • 4+ years of Agile leadership experience (Scrum Master/Iteration Manager, Project Manager) & Cross-team Delivery.
  • Training in a formal process, organization, change and/or learning improvement methodology at an enterprise-level client or employer
  • A history of mentoring and/or teaching others around work plan development, progress tracking, time tracking, status reporting, and risk management
  • Experience in Agile methodology: Scrum, Kanban, Lean, etc.
  • Experience managing virtual teams
  • Broad industry experience aligned to Media/Entertainment, Healthcare (Payer & Provider), Life Sciences, Financial Services (Capital Markets, Banking), Retail
  • Adaptable self-starter who is skilled at creating structure in ambiguous environments
  • Strong logical and analytical problem-solving skills; rigorous approach to project management to deliver enterprise-level projects
  • Strong leadership skills, including a history of increasing leadership responsibility and career growth in process improvement
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with audiences of all levels