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Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master II
Job Category: Project Manager
Requisition Number: AGILE001246
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Posted: September 10, 2021
Full-Time
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MA - Boston TFCCS
Boston, MA 02115, USA
Job Details
Description
Department:                  Agile Project Management Office, Office of the CIO
SUMMARY
Depending upon experience, scrum masters and project managers in the Agile Project Management Office (APMO) will manage multiple projects and scrum teams utilizing the Agile PMO’s principles and processes.  Partner with sponsors, product managers/product owners to manage and prioritize project/team backlogs. Responsible for team velocity, delivering value, and for the team continuous improvement. Responsible for removing roadblocks preventing team progress, and for facilitating all team events including sprint planning, backlog refining, daily standup, sprint review and sprint retro. To some extent depending on the job level (Scrum master I-II-III) each scrum master participates in promoting best practices for agile within the organization.  This Job description covers the Level II.
The Level II Agile PM will have two to seven years in project management or scrum prior to starting at this level. Certifications Required: CSM, CSP and CSaS required to start; Agile Coaching within the first year. The Level II Scrum Master will also work towards understanding other methodologies under the Agile umbrella including Kanban, Lean, et al and is ultimately working towards PMI-ACP certification.
The Level II Agile PM manages 2-3 cross functional teams (e.g., the three teams in JSH program) on an ongoing basis, and can remove roadblocks at the manager level. Level II can manage medium agile projects with no supervision and larger agile projects with mentoring. The more experienced Level 2 will start mentoring others in the organization on agile practices and will advance to becoming a member of the organization’s Agile Practice Team and may be called upon to facilitate Design Sprints.
In addition the Level II is able to manage large projects for any department (including complex technology projects), is actively mentoring others, is actively working toward the PMI-ACP certification (e.g., has amassed the required hours of experience and/or professional development units).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
STAFF MANAGEMENT AND JOB CONTACTS
Reporting Relationships
Supervisor:   Manager, Project Management Office (PMO)
Supervises:   None 
Regular Contacts
This position has regular contact with senior management, department line managers, business analysts, external vendors, and a range of “IT” roles (database administrators, system and network administrators, service desk,  architects, developers, quality assurance, etc.).
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education/Experience
A Bachelor’s degree is required. CSM, CSP and CSaS certifications, and/or, progress towards a PMI-ACP certification, and 2-7 years of work experience in scrum or project management, is required for level 2. 
Knowledge/Skills
The incumbent should have outstanding communication, facilitation,  planning and general management skills.  The incumbent must have the ability to provide technical coordination of development and/or implementation of projects in area of expertise.  This individual should have knowledge of planning, budgeting, cost estimating, contracting, and fiscal management principles and procedures.
Technology Skills
Office productivity software such as Google docs, spreadsheets, and presentations;   Familiarity and experience with agile tools such as Trello, Smartsheet, etc; meeting software such as GoToMeeting or Zoom; general understanding of the main information systems and applications used by the Church (Salesforce, Intacct, UltiPro, and so forth), as well as the product lines of CSPS and the Manual directed activities of the Church.
Work Environment
This position regularly works in an office environment.
Christian Science Information
Mother Church membership is preferred.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 
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