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Agile Project Managers (Winnipeg)

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Paradigm has opportunities for Agile Project Managers to employ their knowledge, skills and techniques to deliver and implement initiatives and enable our customers to maximize their investments in their business processes and information technology.  
   
What you’ll do:   
  • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues  
  • Hold teams accountable for their commitments; remove roadblocks to their work; leverage organizational resources to improve capacity for project work  
  • Support the Product Owner(s) and the Business and manage customer expectations for project deliverables, manage stakeholder communications, and help to implement an effective system of project(s) governance   
  • Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management   
  • Use Servant Leadership principles for Team Building to promote self-organization / empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team   
  • Plan, organize and facilitate all aspects of the Agile framework in use, including all the Ceremonies (such as sprint planning, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and retrospectives for Scrum based projects)    
  • Distribute appropriate and timely written communication with respective management and customers throughout the life of the Sprint(s), including metric based KPI reporting    
   
What we’d like:   
  • 3+ years’ demonstrated experience as an AGILE PM utilizing 1 or more of the established Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, etc.), values and principles along with additional years as a Waterfall PM and Agile-Waterfall hybrid experience is an asset  
  • Strong demonstrable communication skills (verbal, written and group presentation skills) with ability to communicate issues and solutions in a clear, concise and understandable manner for both technical and non-technical audiences    
  • Demonstrated successful experience working with Product Owners with planning, change management and product backlog maintenance\refinement   
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel   
  • 5+ years’ experience in successful delivery of projects within more than 2 of the following industries - Insurance, Financial Services, Crown Corporations, Public Sector, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Energy, Automotive, Manufacturing   
  • Experience in successful delivery of Agile projects more than 2 of the common IT delivery categories - COTS, Application Development, Cyber Security, Cloud, Business Intelligence, Data Migration, Business Transformation   
  • 3+ years’ experience using Agile tools such as DevOps, Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent   
  • Agile Delivery experience in Canada – experience within Regina, Saskatoon or Winnipeg would be an asset   
  • Formal Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma from a recognized educational facility   
  • PMP\PRINCE2 certification along with Agile certification such as CSM, PMI-ACP, PRINCE2 Agile would be an asset. Additional relevant certifications such as SAFe, PROSCI, ITIL would be a bonus   
    
What you can expect from us:   
  • An IT and Business Consulting practice with 30 years of experience and presence in Regina, Winnipeg and Saskatoon  
  • An organization that values your innovative spirit and passion for helping customers succeed  
  • Opportunity to work on exciting, challenging and transformational projects within the province  
  • A personalized Professional Development program that you tailor to fit your needs and skill set  
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, profit sharing and vacation policies  
  • Monthly team-building and idea-sharing presentations to foster growth and best practice approaches  
  • An organization that values commitment and believes in work/life balance: after seven (7) years of service, you will receive a six (6) week paid sabbatical to re-charge and relax  
  • Exciting Employee Ownership options  
  • Access to a network of consultants with deep knowledge and experience to support and connect with  
   
To learn more about our Benefits, Culture or apply for these opportunities, please visit our website: Careers.ParadigmConsulting.com  
We thank you for your interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  
Paradigm Consulting Group is committed to cultural diversity, inclusiveness and gender equity. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.  

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