As a Project Manager / Scrum Master, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, leading, and motivating an agile project team to deliver high-quality projects that provide business value to the organization, its customers, and end-users.
Your role will focus on working closely with the development team, the product owner, and other connected teams within the product to ensure that projects are finely planned and executed, using Agile methodologies in a fast-paced environment.
Manage software development activities for multiple projects, across all phases, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure
Apply a SCRUM framework, including Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, and Daily Scrums
Own the Agile process inside the team and continually look at ways to improve it
Engage multiple roles and stakeholders to facilitate technical discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution
Communicate project status and release progress to stakeholders, including risk management, dependencies, impediments, and improvements
Help the development team plan deliverables in order to reach agreed deadlines on time, and at the requested quality
Be the main link between all disciplines inside the team and continuously help them improve their efficiency
Continuously track and monitor task completion to always have a clear image of the project status at any point
Coach, mentor, and motivate the project team members to generate engagement and accountability
IHS Markit Research Signals offers a wide range of fully-integrated research and signal management services through a rich set of analytical tools supporting sophisticated performance analysis, research, idea generation, portfolio exposure analysis, and bespoke model development.
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager / Scrum Master to join the team in Bucharest, Romania.
Minimum 3 years of experience as a Project Manager or Scrum Master managing software projects in a fast-paced agile environment
A proven track record of experience working on SaaS applications that are centered around Data and Web technologies, leveraging Cloud infrastructure
Excellent understanding of modern software development life-cycle models as well as 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
Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish / maintain high level of internal / external customer trust and confidence
Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on sprint / task details while maintaining the big picture product / release view
Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, team building, negotiation and conflict resolution
Ability to lead, coach and provide activities and daily feedback to grow your team and team members
Excellent written and spoken English
It’s a bonus if you also have :
Financial services background
Any of the following : Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Product Owner (CPO), User Story Development, PMI-ACP
You are : Team player
Strong communicator and negotiator
Analytical thinker with good problem solving skills
Self-driven and passionate about the role
What we offer :
Attractive benefits package (Medical services, Special discounts for gyms, Meal vouchers)
Ongoing Education (Participation in conferences and training)
Access to the most interesting information technologies
Work from home & Flexible Working Hours
The ability to implement your own ideas and solutions
Three days for charity / volunteering
Chillout & fun room (pool table, PlayStation)
Fruit days, Coffee, tea, chocolate
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category.
For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement .