P'unk Avenue | Agile Project Manager - Technical.ly

Agile Project Manager

P'unk Ave | Philadelphia | Ops / PM

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Job Description
Perks + Benefits
Company Culture
Technical.ly Coverage

As an Agile Project Manager at P’unk Ave, you will be focused on ensuring the successful delivery of our most complex and challenging technical work.

You will plan, lead, organize, and motivate project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value to users.

You will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit large, complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level projects and with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for defining project scopes and schedules while focusing on regular and timely delivery to our clients.
  • You will organize and lead project status and working meetings and prepare and distribute progress reports on complex projects across diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • You will assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work, and leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work.
  • You will support Product Owners in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance.
  • You will be expected to define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for project management.
  • You will be a constant resource for projects, handling any issues that arise before they get to the practitioners.
  • You will be responsible for organizing retrospectives / post-mortems and then working with the team leads to fold those learnings back into our process.
  • In addition to your role as an Agile Project Manager you will be expected to actively participate in growing our overall culture, supporting your coworkers, and helping to make P’unk a wonderful place to work.

What You Should Already Have, Know and Do

  • A solid understanding of software development life cycle models, as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile-based methodologies.
  • Prior experience overseeing multi-function project teams.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the field.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building.
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and technology individuals at all levels including the executive level.
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view.
  • You should feel comfortable giving and receiving critical professional feedback.

 

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Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Dental
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision
Parental Benefits
  • Flexible Work Schedule
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Company Outings
  • Snacks
Professional Development
  • Online Trainings
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days

P’unk Ave is a design studio that is passionate about helping you.

We have deep roots in Philadelphia and a penchant for problem solving with design thinking. Our clients range from small businesses to large companies and nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the social good.

Branding, strategy, user experience, website design and software development, graphic design, print, retreats and workshop facilitation, consulting—our services focus on elevating your mission and bringing you closer to your goals.

We help you explore your mission and impact by conducting in-depth research and facilitating collaborative workshops. We use innovative technology to design and build thoughtful interactive experiences that represent who you are (and what you want to do) at the core.

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