3 weeks ago

Project Support/Junior Project Manager

Cardiff 18 - 19 Contract

Job Reference: BBBH36171_1616695655

Job Title: Project Support/Coordinator

Contract Length: 6 months

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Newport/Cardiff

Rate: £24.30 per hour


UK's largest independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute of the UK. It is responsible for collecting and publishing statistics related to the economy, population and society at national, regional and local levels.

The Role

  • Day to day leadership or support of one or more project using agile methodologies, learning and iterating frequently to realise value early.
  • Leading or supporting a multidisciplinary team, setting guidelines, principles and standards as well as undertaking coaching activities.
  • Identifying and removing blockers that hinder delivery, manage or assist in the management risks and dependencies.
  • Leading or supporting a collaborative, dynamic planning process, prioritising work with the Product Owner against the capacity and capability of the team.
  • Develop and operate or support an appropriate governance structure to allow effective reporting and decision making within an agile environment.
  • Working with the Product Owners to define the roadmap for the products and facilitate the breaking down of requirements to enable the translation of this roadmap into user stories. More junior grades may support other project specialists in this activity if the project is complex.
  • Appropriate communication with stakeholders and project teams including the provision of guidance and best practice.

About You

To be considered for this position you must have experience:

  • Working to tight deadlines, adapting quickly to changing circumstances and working under pressure.
  • Managing stakeholder relationships and with a proven track record of effectively communicating with technical and nontechnical stakeholders at all levels.
  • Good understanding and application of a range of Agile frameworks, methodologies and tools and understand when to apply them e.g. Scrum and Kanban
  • Inspiring and motivating own team, providing clear direction in line with corporate strategy.


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