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Backlog Manager

Backlog Manager

Job Title: Backlog Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-19 00:00:00
Reference: V-36878
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email: joanne@whizdom.com.au
Job Published: November 19, 2019 15:56

Job Description

Seeking a Backlog Manager

The Role:

- Develops and maintains the Backlog and co-ordination across agencies.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Overall custodian of the Program Feature Backlog
  • Plan, prepare and run Product Management Group meetings, including post-meeting follow up and Comms
  • Co-ordinate backlog refinement meetings to drive sizing, sequencing and Delivery Planning
  • Ensure backlog items have the requisite level of detail for taking into delivery e.g. GPAG decision on solution, governance and approvals if relevant
  • Work closely with Delivery Leads across agencies as releases are planned in detail to flag dependencies, need to split Features etc.
 

Selection criteria
Essential criteria

  • At least 1 year of experience working in and managing backlogs for Agile/iterative delivery. Must be well-versed in the theory as well as practical application of the backlog concept - 20%
  • Experience working in both traditional waterfall and Agile/iterative project environments - 20%
  • Comfortable working in a technology delivery environment - 20%
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills - 20%
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-agency complex stakeholder environment  - 20%
Desirable criteria
  • Experience working in a complex, dynamic Program environment, dealing with multiple stakeholders across multiple federal agencies
Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra, 6 Month Contract with 1 x 6 Month extension options

Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens.

How to Apply:

Applications close 25 November 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information

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