Agile Project Manager

Job description

Wanted: Agile Project Manager 
We are excited to announce that Harver is looking for a Agile Project Manager.


What will you do?

  • Act as an Agile Project Manager for various Engineering teams, guiding them toward productivity, goal attainment, and continuous improvement
  • Be the bridge among Engineering, Product Management, and Product Design team members to help ensure alignment

  • Reduce friction and impediments, making sure all team members have what they need to get their job done in a timely, accurate, and complete fashion

  • Manage various projects with technical context

  • Manage dependencies and improve processes

  • Facilitate meetings, maintaining clear and concise documentation as needed

  • Guide team members in adopting processes

  • Plan, strive for efficiency, and goals achievement

  • Always know status, come with corrective solutions

All is well, but what do we do? 


We are a fast-growing recruitment technology company. We’ve created a platform that enables recruiters to make data-driven hiring decisions. By leveraging Predictive Analytics and AI, the Harver platform can predict whether or not an applicant is suitable for the job he/she is applying for and assists recruiters in selecting the right people. For more information, check out our client page.


We’ve entered the market in 2013 and now have offices in Amsterdam, London, and New York. Around 3 million candidates flow through our system each year, and we’re signing new clients both nationally and internationally each week.  


Of course, we want to develop our product the best possible way, and this is where you come in.


But what do we offer?

We offer you a full-time position in the heart of Amsterdam. You’ll get to work in an internationally operating organization with colleagues and clients from all over the world.   


Furthermore, you will get: 

— Latest MacBook;
— Employee stock appreciation rights program;
— Personal development budget;
— Commuting allowance;
— And much more...


Besides that, Harver is growing. Fast. So if you are looking for a fast-track career, this is the moment to join.

Requirements

Essential:

  • At least 5yrs experience in similar roles (scrum master, (agile) project manager)
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills

  • English language both written and verbal

  • The ability to self-prioritize tasks

  • The versatility to work well with many different personality types

  • Motivational, can-do and positive by nature

  • The capacity to have difficult conversations, push back, and say no when needed

  • Empowering but also closely supporting when needed

  • Experience with Agile Product development teams (Scrum, Kanban, etc) is a must

  • Experience with using, configuring and optimising Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence)

  • Technical (web application development) background

  • Having worked with engineers as well as with UI/UXers

  • Experience having worked with remote teams

  • Getting things done right attitude

  • Solid record of delivering business value on time and on budget

  • Understands what process improvement introduction, and tracking progress means

  • Safeguard quality and security of deliverables

  • Manage releases and product rollouts

Desirable:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science (equivalent experience could be accepted instead).
  • Scrum Master Certification (equivalent experience could be accepted instead)

  • Prior experience at a SaaS or startup/scaleup company is a plus

  • Experience with lean startup methodology is a plus

  • Background knowledge/experience includes methodologies such as XP, Kanban, RUP

  • Experience with AI projects is a big plus

  • Managed technical (API/AI) implementation projects

  • Contribute to designing data flows and integration patterns

  • Align patterns on integration compatibility

  • Align with customers of specific implementation of solutions addressing  their needs

(Psst… You don’t need to tick all the boxes in order to apply)