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Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master

ITech Consult

Posted on Jan 11, 2021 by ITech Consult

Basel, Switzerland
Immediate Start
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Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master - Agile, led large-scale software projects, GxP, Diagnostics

For our client in the Pharma industry based in Basel we are looking for aTechnical Project Manager/Scrum Master.

This position is for a strong scrum master with a solid background in Technical Project Management.
As scrum master you will be leading a team that is in transition from a traditional waterfall delivery
model to a product-centric, scaled agile framework.
You have a strong enough foundation in Agile methodologies to guide a transitional team as well
as provide technical project management where needed as we close skill gaps and phase out
unneeded processes.
The position is part of the Diagnostics IT PMO Team and your first assignment will be supporting
the Dia R&D Informatics solutions portfolio.

Areas of responsibility:
* Works closely with the Product team (Product Manager, Release Train Engineer, Product
Owner(s), developers, Business Analysts, technical resources, and other stakeholders
* Manage and optimize the flow of product value using various tools, such as the Program and
Solution Kanbans, boards, trackers
* Organize, manage and facilitate the scrum process and ceremonies; daily stand-ups, demos,
retrospectives, grooming and planning meetings, etc.
* Help the Product Owner/Product Manager keep the product backlog in good shape and
groomed/ready for sprint planning
* Act as a subject matter expert and coach to the team in Agile methodology, tool usage, decision
making process following the proper guidelines
* Resolves team impediments with the other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the
product-centric delivery approach in the organization
* Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
* Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams
and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary
* Coach leaders, teams in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
* Help manage risks and dependencies
* Escalate and track impediments
* Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
* Encourage collaboration between teams and Solution Architects/Engineering
* Work with Product Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure
strategy and execution alignment
* Work with the Release Train Engineer on program execution and operational excellence
* Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos
* Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the
ART and Solution Train and help them improve
* Foster use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices
* Identify gaps in process and skills and help bridge the transition of the organization to scaled
agile, product-centric delivery
* Help manage other special projects within the domain as assigned

Professional and technical requirements:
* 10+ years' experience in proj mgmt
* 8+ years' experience in the management of complex
technical projects, 4+ year's project development experience on an Agile Team
* Has successfully led large-scale software projects (with multiple tracks of work and teams in
multiple locations) from concept to delivery
* Has already implemented agile systems in ongoing business areas
* Healthcare software background within a regulated environment, International teamwork or
global functional experience is preferred
* Strong communication skills and experience with managing senior stakeholders
* Fluent English skills (written and spoken)
* Flexible working hours: Late evenings working with US Timezone
* Strong skills in leading teams, problem-solving, influencing, teamwork, initiative and

Nice to Haves:
* Experience with GxP relevant systems
* Experience with deployment of cloud and SaaS solutions
* Knowledge of Diagnostics business
* Experience supporting research laboratory execution informatics
* Experience in the pharmaceutical industry a plus

Reference no: 919946 AD
Role: Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master
Industry: Pharmaceutical industry
Workload: 100%
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Start date: 01.02.2021
Duration: 6 months contract, with possible extension

About us:
ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed.

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