Agile Technical Project Manager
This is a remote full-time position with preference to European/South American/East Coast time zone regions.
Higg Co is a technology company that delivers, implements, and supports the Higg Index for consumer goods industries. Developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the Higg Index is a suite of tools that enables brands, retailers, and facilities of all sizes — at every stage in their sustainability journey — to accurately measure and score a company or product’s sustainability performance. The Higg Index delivers a holistic overview that empowers businesses to make meaningful improvements that protect the well-being of factory workers, local communities, and the environment.
In this role, you’ll work on our globally distributed Engineering team with the Sr. Manager of Project Management to scale and quickly respond to change through frequent delivery and continuous improvement. You’ll also champion business agility across the organization and collaborate with multiple internal/external teams (Product management, Customer Success, Support, the SAC). You’ll lead several projects from ideation to production, and support the delivery process by measuring efficiency with data and fostering continuous improvement.
Champion business agility: streamline the delivery of value to our customers by coordinating projects across teams and boosting the efficiency of the overall organization.
Support the Engineering team: manage dependencies, remove impediments, schedule releases, ensure goals, requirements and priorities are clear.
Manage risks and identify mitigation actions.
Facilitate daily stand up, planning meetings, retrospectives and other discussions needed.
Leverage the Agile practices to increase predictability and enhance the ability to respond to change and meet our commitments.
Foster continuous improvement: measure and tell stories with data, run retrospectives.
Promote transparency, visibility and effective communication.
Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes
Minimum 5 years experience as a Project Manager in a Technology organization.
Strong experience in using Agile methodologies, especially Kanban.
Experience leading cross-functional teams.
Data driven with strong analytical skills.
Ability to manage complex relationships with multiple stakeholders.
Curious and open to learn and also share knowledge.
Strong communication skills
Experience with Jira (filters, boards, reports etc.) and Confluence.
If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.