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Project Manager/Scrum Master
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2021
Job Id #52169 Posted November 16, 2021


Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver projects that meet business requirements on time and within budget.
  • Create and maintain project plan; identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones tasks; collect and report on progress to plan against individual project tasks as well as against the overall project.
  • Support Agile projects (Scrum meetings, Sprint Planning, Demo’s, Retrospectives, backlog/burnup charts)
  • Create a communication plan that includes both internal and external project communication documents, meetings, and reporting requirements.
  • Work with functional managers to assure complete and appropriate resourcing.
  • Assign and monitor work of project team members, providing support and direction.
  • Perform project plan analysis to identify critical path and resource issues.
  • Manage the project from initiation through delivery and closure.
  • Create a communication plan that includes both internal and external project communication, meetings, and reporting requirements.
  • Interface with project stakeholders to manage expectations. 
  • Manage issues and risks from identification to resolution.
  • Manage project documentation including project documents (i.e. scope, requirements, design) status reports, meeting minutes, risks, issues, decisions, and action items.
  • Manage the project budget.
  • Consult with management on an ongoing basis to maintain strategic link to business needs.
  • Assure compliance with company project management policies and standards.

Knowledge, Skill & Competency Requirements:

  • Must have experience managing AGILE Scrum Teams
  • Demonstrated communication and influencing skills.
  • Knowledge of Project Management methodologies and tools.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • Knowledge of industry products, functions, marketing and/or service policies and procedures.
  • Highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Project Server
  • Experience in formal techniques of risk management
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience with Scrum tools (Jira, Polarian, etc)
  • Experience working closely with business teams
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Experience in change management
  • Financial and Insurance Product Industry Experience is a plus

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) required
  • PMP certification or other formal project management training required.
  • Must have at least three years project management experience.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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