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Agile Project Manager

Informa Markets
Shawnee, KS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

Informa is one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. We create and deliver highly specialized information through publishing, events, training, market intelligence, and expertise, providing valuable knowledge to individuals, businesses and organizations worldwide.

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries to trade, innovate and grow. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience, and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content, and actionable data solutions. As the world’s leading exhibitions organizer, with over 500 international events, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year.

Job Description

This role will sit within the Transformation & Planning team, part of the Transformation Office in Informa Markets. The team is focused on leading the transition of Informa Markets from a largely in-person events business to a more digitally focused organization. This role reports into the Director of Programs. 

As an Agile Project Manager, you will work in an Agile Scrum environment to enable the realisation of commercial outcomes through the product lifecycle. You will:  

  • Managing the end-to-end delivery of complex commercial solutions, establishing, and controlling project constraints and scope as defined by the Transformation Office
  • Managing relationships and communication with all project stakeholders
  • Agreeing approach to delivery within the delivery project team
  • Plan and manage the overall progress, resolving issues and proactively managing risks
  • Leading and coaching the project team as appropriate and according to the needs of the individual project
  • Ensure that the scrum team adheres to scrum theory, practices and rules, and work as a servant leader within the project team
  • Providing clear ownership for and visibility of the resolution of all project risks and issues
  • Lead improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the project delivery service and contribute to the identification of areas of improvement
  • Providing regular, constructive feedback to project team members and their line managers
  • Report progress at regular intervals to the sponsor and using the relevant practices defined by the Transformation and Planning Office
  • Develop and maintain effective and proactive relationships with all customers including suppliers and third parties
  • Work closely with the identified Business Change Manager(s) to ensure they are proactively engaged and ready to accept the change and realise the benefits
  • Assist the Director of Program with the creation and management of business cases as defined by the Transformation Office
  • Assist the Director of Programs with the management of the project budget and forecast and validating the business case/benefits throughout the course of the project
Qualifications

Minimum Years of Experience

  • 3+ years in Agile Scrum
  • 3+ years in Project Management
  • Preferred Certifications:
    • Certified Scrum Master - preferred but not required
    • Certified Scrum Professional - preferred but not required
    • Agile Certified Professional - preferred but not required
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) - preferred but not required

Other Responsibilities: 

  • This position requires individuals who are not only experienced as Scrum Master or Project Manager but have extensive track records of delivering complex projects and solutions
  • Applicants should have a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile practices, particularly Scrum, and must possess the ability to lead the team on scrum principles
  • Self-directed, with a demonstrated ability to execute principles beyond formal training
  • Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-added and outcome-driven practices to a team
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills. Must be able to facilitate and mediate team differences to achieve positive outcomes.


Additional Information

We offer:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning and other development/training opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits (medical, dental, eye)
  • 401K and Matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Work-life balance
  • Additional discounts through various partnerships

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 
 

Informa Markets

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Shawnee, KS
USA

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Technology

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