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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2023-01-26 00:00:00


Agile Project Manager - Advanced Research and Engineering

  • The Role


    We’ve invested £40m into the creation of our Advanced Research and Engineering Centre in Belfast, part funded by Invest NI. We’re creating a team of engineers and technologists who’ll work within a bigger innovation ecosystem, including government, University academia and business, to help our clients take giant leaps, rather than incremental steps. This role sits within our Advanced Research and Engineering Centre, based in Belfast, delivering pivotal breakthroughs to uncover the next generation of operational technology. As part of a team of innovative thinkers, you’ll work together to design solutions that will define the next decade and beyond.


    Skills and experience 

    • Experience of delivering projects using waterfall and agile methodologies.

    • Experience of working on either technology, product, software development, or digital transformation projects.

    • Experience working on planning with Senior Stakeholders. 

    • Experience of working cross functionally within an organisation.

    • Experience of working in a fast paced and changing environment, requiring resilience.

    • Ability in planning, risk management and change management.

    • Ability to lead and coach others, including remote teams.


    Key Responsibilities



    • Own, drive and support exciting research, engineering and software development projects from discovery to delivery. Guiding cross functional and diverse teams to deliver objectives, outputs and build digital products using Agile (scrum) ceremonies.

    • Contributing towards elements of the business case. Ensuring shared clarity of scope, good estimating, planning and management of risk. 

    • Owning the production of a Project Management Plan (MSP and Azure DevOps) to deliver software solutions or equivalent documents to reach an agreement with stakeholders and managing your teams to the plan. 

    • Defining team member roles, setting expectations, and ensuring timely feedback. Ensuring appropriate tools are deployed and that methods and practices are implemented and followed for a successful outcome. Developing and reviewing estimates and assumptions for the project’s resources and costs.

    • Measuring and monitoring progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meets or exceeds expectations. Working alongside other leads to develop, implement, and maintain the Management Plan, including the configuration management, risk management, project measurement, change and quality management plans.

    • Working with Product Manager and Technical Team Leaders across development, testing and release to ensure successful delivery.

    • Managing relationships and coordinating work between different teams at different locations.  Representing the project team at meetings and obtaining buy-in from senior management.

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