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TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

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We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Project Manager/Scrum Master

Job Description

  • Location: Warren, NJ
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #73681

 Our client, a leading reinsurance company is hiring a Project Manager/Scrum Master on a long-term contract basis.

Work Location:

Warren, NJ (Hybrid Work Option)

Required Skills:

The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to plan and manage infrastructure projects. The Project Manager is accountable to plan and manage the project progress against an agreed upon plan and drive the project to successful completion through standard project management processes and practices including Financial Management, Risk and Issue Management, Resource Management, Communication Management, and Change Management.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Drive project delivery from inception to production release including definition of objectives and scope, requirements, build, all phases of testing and deployment
  • Manage the client project/stakeholder expectations to ensure ownership and success
  • Facilitate business and operational relationships between clients and internal teams with effective and efficient communication to ensure accurate and timely project delivery
  • Employ and enforce formalized project management processes, such as change management, issues management, risk management, and documentation version control
  • Proactively identify, track, and mitigate risks, issues, and dependencies; present and manage changes to project structure, scope and delivery timeframes
  • Ensure the overall success of the project by being accountable for all aspects of the project and providing overall project transparency
  • Provide high level executive reports and detailed updates on a continuous basis for all projects
  • Coordinate internal resources and (offshore & onshore) vendors for flawless execution of projects
  • Other Project Management Office responsibilities as assigned
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives by assessing alignment of current process, programs, and systems to business requirements, and by recognizing opportunities for standardization, increased efficiency, cost reduction, increased quality, and improved user experience
  • Act as a Scrum Master including the following responsibilities
  • Lead multiple scrum teams with team members spread across the enterprise
  • Lead, arrange and facilitate all scrum ceremonies including Stand-ups, Reviews, Retrospectives, Grooming, and Sprint & Release planning
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress to all affected teams and management
  • Manage backlogs and ensure proper prioritization and sizing
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution to improve team productivity while promoting continuous improvement

Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • PMP / ITIL certifications desirable
  • Planview / JIRA / ServiceNow experience desirable
  • Minimum 5 years of experience implementing enterprise infrastructure projects and custom solutions
  • 2-3+ years recent Scrum Master experience applying agile principles and practices in an agile transformation environment
  • Previous experience delivering projects in P&C Insurance industry
  • Proven ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced changing environment and participate in continual process improvement
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project.
  • Experience managing onshore and offshore teams
  • Demonstrated team leadership and project management expertise
  • Possess the judgment and ability to modify project management approach based on project size, complexity and team
  • Knowledge with the infrastructure and cloud domain and current technology platforms to understand the projects and raise questions in order to help correctly steer them to completion.
  • Ability to build and maintain business relationships with employees, business partners and vendors
  • Comfortable hosting meetings with various audiences, (engineers, management or C level positions) Self-starter that requires little direction
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects and work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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