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Salary: £27 - 30 per hour

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 30 Nov 2021

Reference: 5080 - DB

Agile Project Planner

Automotive Agile Project Planner

Location: Gaydon

Contract length: Ongoing
Pay Rate:
up to £30.00 per hour
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This is an exciting opening for an Agile Project Planner within Engineering Delivery to be a part of an agile transformation journey within a large automotive OEM. The successful candidate will need to be an independent self-starter and also work collaboratively within the scrum team within Engineering Delivery. There is a network of support available and training will be provided as needed along with a detailed onboarding process. Some remote working will be available but staff need to be on site on certain days.

Agile Project Planner Skills Required:

  • Understanding and/or experience of agile methodology focused on key concepts, working in cross-functional self-organising teams delivering incremental value in short feedback loops
  • Must be able to engage within the cross functional agile teams at all levels in the business what is needed supporting issue resolution and incremental value delivery.
  • Comfortable to work within a lean hierarchy, operating at consistent work rate, balancing the sprint deliverables and backlog with team members.
  • The candidates should be well organised and able to clearly communicate sharing user stories at a technical level within the cross functional team and wider organisation.

Agile Project Planner Preferred:

  • Understanding of agile principles and the key roles is desirable. An understanding of how this differs from waterfall and the pitfalls to Product Delivery is beneficial,
  • An Engineering degree is preferred to join our technical delivery team - the discipline area is not critical, however automotive hardware or software is beneficial,
  • Experience of working on Automotive Agile projects would be beneficial,
  • Understanding of waterfall vs. agile methods is preferred,

We’re looking to speak with suitable Agile Project Planner candidates as soon as possible.

Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss this position with a member of our team