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Agile Project Managers & Scrum Masters (Winnipeg)

Winnipeg, MB
Paradigm has opportunities for Agile Project Managers, Scrum Masters 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.

Our customers are beginning to return to the office. Depending on the customer, the role may or may not start remote but may switch to onsite at the customer direction.The successful candidate will need to be able to perform work on customer premises as a condition of hire.

What you’ll do: (For the Customer) 
  • Manage projects using AGILE framework including:
    • Delivery of scope, schedule focusing on timely delivery of value;
    • Prepare and distribute progress reports – including burn-down, burn-up, Release tracker reports
    • manage risks and issues;
    • course correct deviations from plans;
    • perform delivery planning for assigned projects; 
    • Hold teams accountable for their commitments;
    • remove roadblocks to their work;
    • leverage organizational resources to improve capacity; and
    • mentor and coach team members
  • Plan, Conduct and Facilitate all aspects Agile Ceremonies depending on AGILE framework being used (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Support the Product Owner(s) and the Business to manage:
    • Customer expectations for project deliverables;
    • Stakeholder communications; and
    • Help to implement an effective system of project(s) governance 
  • Champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best AGILE practices
  • Promote self-organization / empowerment of the team and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team 
  • 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 (with examples) 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 
  • Strong demonstrable communication skills (verbal, written and group presentation skills) for both technical and non-technical audiences  
  • Demonstrated successful experience working with Product Owners with planning, change management and product backlog maintenance\refinement 
  • >=2 years’ 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 >=2 of the following industries –
    • Insurance, Financial Services, Crown Corporations, Public Sector, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Energy, Automotive, Manufacturing 
  • Experience in successful delivery of Agile projects within >= 2 of the common IT delivery categories –
    • OCM, COTS, Application Development, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence, Data Migration, Business Transformation
  • >= 3 years’ experience using Agile tools such as Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent 
  • Agile Delivery experience in Canada would be an asset – Specific experience within Regina, Saskatoon or Winnipeg would be a bonus 
  • 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 

To learn more about our BenefitsCulture 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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