Agile Project Manager - West Suffolk

Agile Project Manager Jobs

Working closely with the scrum manager and reporting to a programme manager, the agile project manager is responsible for one or a number of workstreams in the change or transformation project. The agile project manager is tasked with overseeing the team they are assigned to and ensuring the project is meeting its milestones so its completion is on time and on budget.

The position will of course requires the manager to be fully signed up to the concept of agile project management as companies executing their projects in this way have an infrastructure in place to best serve the methodology. The agile project manager is first and foremost a people manager, because the team itself will have the degree of autonomy expected of agile. And while agility is a given in the team, it should be noted that it is also expected of its managers.

The skills required

Most companies looking for agile project managers require a firm background in dealing with the kinds of projects the company deals with, ideally in the same sector. General management or even traditional project management skill may not be enough to prepare someone for the specific demands of agile project management, so it’s worth doing some research on the business and its methods of seeing projects through to completion.

A person who has led agile projects at team leader level may be considered for some roles if the remaining set of skills is strong, for example leading within the sector or managing a team of similar structure. The interview stage will be the key to showing that you have the talent and knowledge to take on the role. Sometimes companies will be new to agile and will be going through the painful early stages; if you have the experience to pick up the ball and run with it, you’ll become a highly valued member of the team.

Find Agile Project Manager Jobs with Cast UK

As more companies adopt agile project management into their philosophies, and the concept becomes more entrenched in the project management environment, the need for good agile project managers will only grow. We have the contacts and a list of brilliant clients to help you, the agile project manager, find those companies that most accurately reflect your skill profile.

Wherever you are in the UK, and wherever you want to be, Cast UK can help. As our name suggests, we serve the whole of the UK from our offices in Manchester, Birmingham and London, and are looking for skilled agile project managers to put in touch with companies offering some unbelievable packages. Phone us today on 0333 121 3345.

Agile Project Manager Jobs in West Suffolk

Established in 1889, West Suffolk was an English administrative county until it was combined with East Suffolk in 1974 as part of the Local Government Act 1972.

Although it's no longer an official county, the various settlements in what was once West Suffolk still offer plenty of options for job seekers looking for Agile Project Manager positions. Indeed, just some of the towns and villages include Bury St Edmunds - the former county town of West Suffolk - Sudbury, Newmarket, Haverhill and Mildenhall.

Historically, West Suffolk was known for producing cloth and during the Middle Ages, there was a thriving cloth trade in the region.

Brewing and malting have long been important industries for the region, while sugar beet processing has also given a boost to the local economy.

Greene King - the UK's largest British-owned brewery - was established in West Suffolk in 1799, while smaller names include the Old Cannon Brewery and Bartrums Brewery.

British Sugar was established in 1936 and it has been processing sugar beet for the Silver Spoon brand at a factory in Bury St Edmunds since 1925.

Other notable businesses include chocolate company Hadleigh Maid, biotech firm Genzyme and International Flavors and Fragrances.

Cast UK - helping you search for new positions

It doesn't matter if you're seeking to advance your career, learn new skills or take on different responsibilities, if you're seeking Agile Project Manager vacancies in West Suffolk, get in touch with Cast UK today.

Our team has been working in the fields of procurement, logistics and supply chain recruitment for many years and we understand what it takes to be successful in each position.

We work closely with clients and candidates to find the right talent for every role and we can provide you with valuable advice to help you secure a new role that suits your qualifications and objectives.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within West Suffolk or source a new job in West Suffolk then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.